Usually building a new home can take about 1-2 years from finding the land to constructing the house. A lot this time can be taken up with securing planning and other building permissions as well as taking care to find an expect builder who has considerable construction experience. Once moved in you can expect to take about 6-9 months finishing off your home and getting everything just right.
Building your own home can create hidden costs so make sure you have planned to account for anything unforeseen. It is always best to be on the safe side.
There are many different types of bricks you can use for your build. You can also use wood or concrete. So, take time to consider all benefits of materials and seek advice throughout the process if needed.
Always consider the benefits of having a purpose-built home which brings out all the best of your lifestyle. Whether that’s enjoying your morning coffee with perfect natural lighting while you work from home or having house which supports the perfect dinner parties with your friends, you can really create something that is truly unique to you.
For much more detail around planning to build your own home have a watch of Kevin Mcloud's from Grand Designs Top 5 Tips for Self-Build.