HPH184 : Balancing a self build with work and family life – with Donal O'Leary

I’m Building a New Home. Are you?

Maybe you have a clear idea of what you want and how you’re going to get it, but you may find the reality very different.

House Planning Help is here so you can make sure you’re exploring all the options. We’ll be asking industry experts and self builders to share their valuable knowledge and expertise on everything from style, sustainability and energy efficiency to location, community and landscaping.

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Finding Land

If you want to build a house then the first thing you need to do is find land. Suitable parcels might be few and far between. And when you do find one, you could face fierce competition. Not only from other self builders, but also developers with deep pockets and bags of knowhow. Our free course will lead you through how you find your dream plot.

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Finding Land

If you want to build a house then the first thing you need to do is find land. Suitable parcels might be few and far between. And when you do find one, you could face fierce competition. Not only from other self builders, but also developers with deep pockets and bags of knowhow. Our free course will lead you through how you find your dream plot.

Get instant free access to this course

ECO DESIGN 101

So your heart is set on building an eco home but you don’t know where to start. Well, that’s why we’ve developed a 10-part e-course to help you understand some of the important decisions you are going to have to make. Can you have a comfortable, healthy home with low running costs . . . that’s also good for the planet?

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