There are many reasons why you may need a larger house.
You may require an extra room for a new arrival, you may need an office for a home business or you may need an additional room(s) or annexe for an ageing family member.
Along with many UK house owners you may decide to improve or extend your house rather than move to a larger property.
Moving is an extremely expensive exercise and by staying put and improving or extending your current property you will save on the hidden costs of moving:
Home Improvement Guides
The Home Owners Alliance have produced a series of guides available at this link.
HouseholdQuotes.co.uk offer the following:
Compare the Market. have produced "The essential home repair and maintenance checklist for first-time homeowners" which is available at this link..
House Extension Guides
Comprehensive guides to Extensions & Planning Permission are available at the following links:
homebuilding.co.uk have produced the following guides to home improvements:
Funding Home Improvements
There are many ways to finance home improvemnts and choosing the wrong option can prove costly.
The following organisations offer advice on how to find the right finance for your project:
Help with Home Improvements
You may be able to get help to finance your home project from your Local Authority.
Information and advice is available at the following links:
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