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VAT Exemptions for Self-Building vs. Converting

In our last blog post about financing a self-build project (click here to read if you missed it!), we touched upon exemptions from paying tax. Today, we’d like to go into that in a bit more detail! Keep reading to get clued up on VAT exemptions when self-building, compared with converting an existing building. Claiming … Continue reading “VAT Exemptions for Self-Building vs. Converting”

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Expert Boiler Care Tips for New Homeowners from AllEnglandGas

Buying your own home is an exciting time for anyone, but when something breaks, it’s up to you to fix it, so you’ll want to take good care of things to stop that happening. We spoke to Paul Ritchie, Managing Director at All England Gas, to find out his top tips for looking after your … Continue reading “Expert Boiler Care Tips for New Homeowners from AllEnglandGas”

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How to Finance a Self-Build Project: Different Methods Available

As with any project you’ll take on in your life, a self-build property can be funded in a few different ways. However, it’s important that you do the research and weigh up the pros and cons of different methods before settling with one. Deciding to undertake a self-build project is a huge commitment, although it … Continue reading “How to Finance a Self-Build Project: Different Methods Available”

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The Interior Design Trends of Spring/Summer 2019

As a company that builds homes, it’s a no-brainer that we’re interested in what goes on inside them, too. Although we’re not interior designers, we always like to see the choices our clients make when it comes to kitting out their home. It probably comes as no surprise, then, that we’re back with another interior … Continue reading “The Interior Design Trends of Spring/Summer 2019”

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Why We Love Tarporley: Places to Eat, Drink & Shop

Eating, drinking and shopping in Tarporley! It’s no secret that we’re proud to be based in Cheshire. In fact, the entire county of Cheshire is a huge part of our company as many of our homes are built in the beautiful surrounding countryside. Today, we thought we’d focus on Tarporley itself – the wonderful village … Continue reading “Why We Love Tarporley: Places to Eat, Drink & Shop”

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Introducing Sawyers Meadow: Our New Bunbury Development

We’re really pleased to announce our latest project: Sawyers Meadow. This is a quality development situated within the beautiful village of Bunbury, nestled away in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. Sawyers Meadow consists of 15 homes – varying between 3, 4 and 5 bedrooms. We can’t wait to tell you all about the homes … Continue reading “Introducing Sawyers Meadow: Our New Bunbury Development”

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Planning Your Self-Build in the New Year

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you’ve had a good start to 2019 and are back into the swing of things feeling refreshed and revitalised. We certainly are. And there couldn’t be a better time to start thinking about making some changes in your life. Many people take up the gym, a better diet, a … Continue reading “Planning Your Self-Build in the New Year”

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The Property Sales Process: What Will Happen If You Sell in the New Year

We may all be looking forward to Christmas – not long to go! But it’s important to think about your plans and goals for 2019, too. Many people choose to put their home on the market in January and look for a new property. There’s nothing better than a fresh start, right? It’s the perfect … Continue reading “The Property Sales Process: What Will Happen If You Sell in the New Year”

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Northern Property Prices Soar: Goodbye North/South Divide

Could it be true? Are we really saying goodbye to the famous North/South divide of the UK? Maybe not culturally or socially but according to this Guardian article, we could soon see the property gap growing smaller. It’s a well-known fact that property down South is simply more expensive. However, recent growth rates are starting … Continue reading “Northern Property Prices Soar: Goodbye North/South Divide”

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The CB Homes Christmas Gift Guide for Homeware & Interiors

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Until you realise you’ve got to fork out for friends and family so they’ve got something to open. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. If you have a homeware and interior lover in your life (and let’s be real, everyone needs home stuff) then this list might … Continue reading “The CB Homes Christmas Gift Guide for Homeware & Interiors”

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