What is involved in building your own home? Designed to assist in deciding if self-build is for you, this book provides the answers to the question: What s involved in building your own home? Selfbuild can be as simple as paying someone to do the whole thing or as complex as doing everything yourself or anything inbetween.The choice is yours. This book explains in plain English what s involved and helps you to decide if it s for you and if so, what s the right way forward. Subjects covered include: * Finance options * How to find land to build on * What s involved in getting planning permission * How to decide what size and style to build * Choosing someone to create the design * The pros and cons of each building method * Whether to employ a builder or employ individuals and a project manager... or even do it yourself! Hundreds of colour pictures help make this a must-have book for anyone interested in building a home.