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Buying the right plot

Mike Dade shares his top tips for ensuring what looks like your ideal self-build site is the real deal
This picturesque patch of land in West Sussex was on sale at the incredibly low price of £15,000. However, it didn’t have any permission to build in place and the chances of obtaining planning looked slim. Learn more about why it would be a risky purchase at www.self-build.co.uk/planningwoodland-bargain

Finding the right plot on which to fulfil your self-building aspirations requires careful thought, preparation and a certain amount of vision. The site needs to be suitable for your intended house and vice versa. Given the uncertainties of the planning process, you’re also going to need a clear understanding of your design priorities, as compromises may need to be made. So, let’s have a look at the key planning areas you need to think about to ensure the land you buy is right.

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Build It is the UK's most practical magazine for self builders and renovators looking to create their dream home. Here's a sneak peak at what's inside this issue: - Vote for Britain's best home of 2018 - Energy saving windows - How to build your own home for under £200k - Getting the most from your builder - Smart kitchen tech - Front door cost guide ... and more!