In Part One of our Build Your Own Home series, we’re looking at buying land to build in the UK, what you need from a dream plot and where to find the professionals necessary to make a success of your build.
The smallest country of the United Kingdom was seen at its best in Game of Thrones. Northern Ireland provided many of the locations, technical expertise and even the actors. We’ve always known that Northern Ireland is a bit special, but where should you be considering buying a home here?
With so much tech at our fingertips, we can practically view a property from the comfort of our own living room. But, like internet dating, seeing it online and in person can be quite different – which is where your viewing trip comes in. So, if you’re planning on seeing your shortlist of homes, what do you need to know to make it a success?
If you imagined a picture-postcard scene of England, you’d probably come up with something similar to the Cotswolds. Its myriad of historic villages, with their quaint cottages in the beautiful, honey-coloured local stone and its rolling countryside make it a favourite among property buyers. So where are the best places to buy a house in the Cotswolds?
So, you’ve worked out what you want from your ideal home or investment property – and you’ve maybe decided on the perfect area, too. But now it’s time to talk money: what are the buying costs of a UK house and ongoing costs to take into consideration? Once you’ve got a firmer idea of your budget, your purchase will be much smoother and hassle-free.