Self Build project advice

Looking to start a Self Build project? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve been supporting self-builders for years; guiding them on project management journeys. Our experience allows us to give you a helping hand in the big world of self-building. You can get expertise, advice and cost savings on your project. Or browse through our self-build planning information below to get you started. We’ve included everything from types of build, to extensions, to all the legal bits. No matter how big or small your project, we are more than happy to be by your side.

Benefits of Self Build: 

  • Get your dream living space
  • Self build properties cost approximately 20-40% less than buying a new house
  • Zero-rated for VAT, saving you 20% on materials and labour
  • Build to a green agenda, saving you money in the long term and doing good for the planet


Apply for a Self Build account 

Get more from YAM with a Self Build account, designed to maximise the results of your projects:

  • Up to 20,000 AED credit
  • Personalised trade prices
  • Access to a wider product range
  • Specialist services, including sustainable materials, timber mills and more
  • Exclusive special offers for Self Build projects
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