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Taster E-Guide

to the PlanIt phase

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This e-guide includes an introduction to

  • Bringing in expert help
  • The pre-construction programme: our essential online management tool
  • Preparing drawings, submitting your planning application, and getting a budget cost
  • Carrying out specialist surveys
  • Moving the design along and gaining other consents
  • Preparing your ‘scope of works’ and getting costs before asking your builder to quote
  • Finding a quality builder, getting prices, and agreeing the contract sum
  • Getting the right insurances in place
  • Getting a programme in place before you sign a contract with your builder
  • Signing a contract with your builder
  • Buying goods at the best value prices: materials, fixtures and fittings
  • Things to do just before work starts

All these professional services are accessible through out website, including access to architects and engineers for your designs, party wall surveyors, a vetted builder database, estimation experts, and more. Our plan It pack is a must for any homeowner and first-time building project manager, buy it now and have it to hand from day one.

  • Advice you can trust.

    homebuilding essentials provides homeowners across the UK with the benefit of Oliver’s knowledge, experience, and professional services contacts. This is know-how that’s been tried, tested and trusted, so that your home extension, self-build or refurbishment ends in success. Based in Surrey, UK, Oliver is also a Grand Designs Live panel expert and an advice centre expert for the Homebuilding and Renovation Show.

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