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 has the same fundamental question: ‘How much does it cost to build a home?

You can find all the answers you need to understand your project costs as well as how to control them under one roof at Build It Live Exhibitions!  The shows are brought to you by Build It Magazine. Check out 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 North West. If you want to attend the show for FREE, use the promo code below:


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Learn about self-build home costs at Build It Live

Build It Live North West, will take place on 22-23 February at EventCity. At the show there will be plenty of helpful features so you can understand how to manage the build cost 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, giving a ‘step-by-step guide to self-build’. Tim will be covering everything from finding land to setting a budget, plus finding a builder – so this seminar is not to be missed!
  • Meet the specialists in finance, consulting, project management, sustainable living and more, in the fantastic ‘Ask Our Experts’ lounge. Book your appointment early on the day to 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.  Our team will take a look at your plans and then 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.  In this publication, imperative financial questions are tackled, 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 ensuring your project’s finances are under control. 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