How much will it cost to build your dream home?

How much will it cost to build your dream home?

Anyone undertaking a new self-build, renovation or extension project ask the same fundamental question: ‘How much does it cost to build a home?

Find all the answers you need to understand your project costs and how to control them under one roof at Build It Live Exhibitions!  The shows are brought to you by Build It Magazine, Britain’s longest running self-build magazine, offering self-build and renovation advice & tips through print and online at .

The next show is Build It Live Bicester. Attend the show for FREE by using the promo code below:


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Learn about self-build home costs at Build It Live

At Build It Live Bicester, taking place on 9th & 10th June in Bicester Heritage Event Centre, there are plenty of helpful features to understand how to manage the costs of your project

  • Workshops will be running each day, with essential topics being delivered such as ‘financing your self-build or renovation project
  • You can also listen to Our Expert, Tim Doherty in the Seminar Theatre, who will be giving a ‘step-by-step guide to self-build’, where he will begin to explain the process from finding land to setting a budget, designing your dream home and finding a builder.
  • Meet the specialists in finance, consulting, project management, sustainable living and more, all in the fantastic ‘Ask Our Experts’ lounge. Book your appointment early on the day and discuss your project with our specialists, who will provide practical and impartial advice.
  • Pop over to the Build It Estimating Service stand and book an appointment with a qualified experienced estimator who will take a look at your plans and explain how much your project is likely to cost.


Build It Magazine &

Read from a huge range of self-build & renovation topics in a monthly issue of Build It Magazine, where they tackle the imperative financial questions, including – ‘the cost of building a self-build home’.

Understanding what you can afford to spend on the different elements of your self-build or renovation is crucial for making sure finances are kept under control throughout your project. Read online articles by Build Its’ Editorial team & our Experts:

Also as a starting point, make the most of the self-build cost calculator: 


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Understanding your self-build home costs