Finding and buying land or a property to renovate or convert can be quite a daunting prospect. The Editors of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine have put together a series of guides, hints and tips to help you on these first steps of your self build or renovation journey.

On Tuesday 13 October, the Housing and Planning Bill was introduced in Parliament, setting it firmly on course to passage as an Act.

A number of plans and ideas for Greater London's housing strategy could set a viable precedent for self build in the rest of the UK

Last week, a High Court judgement allowed West Berkshire and Reading borough councils to challenge the implementation of Section 106 exemption for sites under 10 units.

An auction is beneficial to both vendor and purchaser.

The Conservatives have established a majority Government so property expert and Chair of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association), Michael Holmes takes a look at what their plans are...

Renovating or building a home in a Conservation Area is more complicated, but it doesn't have to be a nightmare.

Sealed bidding is a way for sellers to extract time wasters, or for where high levels of interest are anticipated.

Homebuilding & Renovating and NaCSBA can claim a major success in their efforts to help self builders across the UK with news announced by DCLG today (...

Local authorities will be required to provide plots for self builders who demand them under a Private Member’s Bill that is progressing into law. Jason Orme reports