Your Home Project – 3 Steps to Getting Started
Founder and Director Architect
Your home is likely to be your most valuable asset and therefore, the process of designing and building or extending it is likely to be a daunting experience. How do you start, who do you employ and how much will it cost?
Getting started on your project is often the biggest step to take when you have been considering action for some time.
This diagram has been prepared for homeowners and identifies 3 simple steps to get started:
Step 1: Establish a Brief
Step 2: Establish a Budget
Step 3: Assemble Your Design Team
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