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Build Dream Homes in 9 Ways

A limited budget should not discourage you from adding desirable features to your home. Luckily, you can cleverly tweak your budget to essential features only if you are constrained financially. Do not let budget constraints prevent you from earning your dream homes.

An ideal home may seem out of reach for many. Surprisingly, this should not be true. Many people lack information that can enable them to make wise decisions on how to build and extend their homes successfully. Nevertheless, you do not have to break your bank to extend your house.

You just need to plan well. Focus your budget on essential services and key aspects of home extension. You will reap immense returns on your investment. Thus, you need to learn the rules of the game. Also, you need to keep up-to-date with the latest trends in the property market to stay on top of your game.

One key area of home extension is the kitchen. Strive to make your kitchen attractive to home buyers. Know what segments of home buyers would love your kitchen style, and you are good to go.

Here are nine tips on how you can cleverly and affordably create a minimalist home extension.

1. Export Outside Inside

First of all, you do not have to spend a fortune when you can affordably extend a width fully and shallowly. Ensure that you knock through a wall to create an opening onto the courtyard or garden from a kitchen-diner. Then, you can install a sliding glass door to export outside into your new room. Consequently, this practice creates a sensation of an exponentially bigger room out of a small room.

2. Make a Dog-Leg Extension of a Conservatory

It is arguably the easiest and cheapest option for creating dream homes. You simply extend your dining hall to create a conservatory. So, you do not have to employ complex methods and techniques.

3. Incorporate Timber Frames

You can easily erect timber frames made of oak and other cheaper materials. You have absolutely nothing to lose regarding value when you use these materials.

4. Construct Simply

Approach your construction with a minimalist and economic mindset. Ensure the size of your project is modest and manageable. Surprisingly, you will realise that your expenses fall within your budget thanks to the absence of a complete kit-out inside. Hence, dream homes are unnecessarily expensive.

Affordable dream homes in UK
Above: A catchy four-bed roomed house on Ember Lane near Hampton Court station

5. Create Eye-Catching Small Designs

You can create a low-cost first-storey extension at the side of your house to create an extra room for entertainment, guests or work.

6. Make a Bigger Extension

Employ simple construction and cheap materials when creating a little bigger extension. It will not have a significant effect on your budget.

7. Make an Inconspicuous Extension

Your extension should not be easily noticeable. Use neutral colours, which blend well with your original house. If you are not keen, then you may fail to notice it thanks to simple steel design and wooden frames.

8. Embrace Unsophisticated Boxy Design of Brick

If you look to simple construction, cheap and matching extension, then embrace an unsophisticated design of a boxy brick.

9. Create a Simple but Prominent Side Extension

A side extension can be prominent if it is small. Hence, employ simple construction techniques. These simple designs add to invaluable beauty and eccentricity of your extension. Therefore, you do not have to break your bank to achieve this.

Finally, dream homes do not have to be necessarily expensive. You cannot allow budget constraints to limit your options for a dream home when you can cleverly extend and convert unused rooms. Also, look for cheaper materials and designs to reduce expenses.


Here at Hanzo Design, we will help you overcome legal obstacles to earning your dream home. We have helped people successfully to document aspects of home improvement, which the law permits. Moreover, we have helped our clients to get the approval of their planning permissions with relative ease.

We are knowledgeable about the requirements of building regulations. Our talented team of computer-aided drawing draughtsmen can draw detailed and precise drawings, which accurately capture your needs and style. Hence, we will be looking to help you in this regard. Don't hesitate to contact us.

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