Thinking about knocking down an old house and building a replacement dwelling? It can be a rewarding way to get your perfect building plot but there are potential pitfalls – give us ten minutes of your time and we’ll explain it all!
Building a replacement dwelling on the site of an old, derelict home, or where a plot is being underused, is an increasingly popular move for self-builders.
Our Ten Minute Guide series of e-books cover a wide range of topics which will be of interest to self-builders or potential self-builders, or anyone thinking of building or renovating their own home. This particular guide will tell you all you need to know when buying a dwelling specifically to knock it down!
This particular guide covers what you need to know when building a replacement dwelling, looks at the costs involved and the factors which may influence your decision.
Demolishing the existing building is of course a huge part of the project – we look at costs, legal aspects and the practicalities of hiring contractors and scheduling the work.
One of the benefits of going down this route rather than renovating a house is that the new dwelling is zero rated for VAT – we explain the process and the impact it can have on your project costs.
Give us ten minutes of your time, and our guide to building a replacement dwelling will give you the information you need to make an informed purchase – whichever way you choose to do it!