One of the most frequently misunderstood areas of land finding is the assumption that you need at least 1 acre to build a home. Naturally, many self builders prefer to have a home with more space, a bigger garden and better a outlook.

As one of the UK’s longest standing and trusted trade bodies, the National Federation of Builders is continuing to spearhead the fight against rogue traders. Our Find A Builder search allows you to contact our reputable builder and contract members, all of whom have been strictly vetted and have undergone a range of reference checks.

Areas with the largest falls in unemployment in the UK have seen houses prices soar by almost £100,000 in the past decade, new research has found.

Whilst the 10 areas with the highest unemployment rates recorded average house price growth of just 10%, less than half the national average of 25% since 2007, according to the research from Lloyds Bank.

Selecting the right home building firm for your needs and for the type of new home you seek is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your home buying process.

Fortunately, there are some proven ways to speed up the research and selection process and to help ensure that you find a quality builder who’s a good match to construct your new home.

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