Finding a Self Build Plot of land

Get tips on plot hunting, and how to appraise and value a plot of land in this exclusive Self Build Academy course. Join Paul Newman as he takes you through the things you'll need to consider when looking for your perfect plot.

Potton SBA Finding a Self Build Plot of Land



Mark Day


3 hours, lunch included



SBA 005


Guide to finding land for your self-build

Finding a plot can be one of the most difficult parts of starting your self-build. In this Self Build Academy workshop, we'll provide you with a wealth of expert knowledge, tools and information to help you look for a plot of land to build on. With twenty ways to find a plot including a live example of using online mapping, plots to avoid, and paying the right price for a plot, this free self-build course sets you up with enough information to get plot hunting.

Course Contents

  • How to start your plot search
  • Land - What to look for
  • Twenty ways to find a plot
  • Plot finding case studies
  • Renovate and replace
  • The plot buying process / paying the right price
  • Appraising a building plot
Staff Mark Day

About the presenter

Mark Day, Self Build Consultant

Mark joined the Potton team in 2015 and is an experienced self build consultant with over 15 years in the construction industry. He has worked on a variety of projects, guiding our self build customers, providing planning, plot and house design advice.

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Q&A Session

An interactive day designed for you to engage and interact with our self build experts. They will deliver valuable advice with opportunities to ask questions to help you through the build process. It’s also a great opportunity to network and build relationships with fellow self builders to share ideas and useful information.

SBA 006

Visit the Show Homes

There may be times during the day for you view the show homes. A final opportunity to think about the finishes and details you may want to include in your new home.

Show Centre Aerial View