Last Updated, March 2017
Imagine a house completely adapted to you and your needs. There are many who want to turn the dream of a custom-built house into a reality. But with construction of the building, there will be many questions, decisions and challenges to overcome. We asked Patric Jones, an architect and construction engineer with a leading London house extensions company to guide us through the building construction phase. In the end, he pointed out ten important issues you should ask yourself before you begin building a house.
What kind of house do you need?
The first thing you need to figure out is the kind of house you and your family need and how big it should be.
– I always tell my clients that they should imagine themselves where they want to be in ten years, and start from there. For example, you may not afford to build a car garage now yet know that you will need it and and a place to store children’s stuff in a few years, says Patric. Also keep in mind that trends come and go. Today, perhaps may be interested in having Moroccan tiles in your bathroom, but will you … Read More