Securing Funding

Securing finance can be the biggest stumbling block to getting started in self-build. However, even in the current financial climate, there are many options available.

Specialist mutual building societies such as the Ecology Building Society are set up to offer finance to self-builders who have an ecological basis to their project. They can even give you discounts when you incorporate more energy saving and renewable technologies.

Websites like Buildstore also have finance sections that will search-suitable, self-build mortgage companies on your behalf instead of trying to search various websites.

Finally, the high street banks and building societies are better set up these days to offer a range of suitable products and should not be discounted. There may be a solution at your own branch.