SUCCESSFULLY PLAN RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME

PLAN RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME

THE HOME YOU WANT STEP BY STEP

The truth is that very few of us really understand the pitfalls of home improvement projects until it’s too late, which is why a large percentage of projects end up with cost overruns, in delay and often with a breakdown in communication. This can cause anxiety, sleepless nights and result in a loss of confidence for many people. By taking the time to educate yourself, you can transform this experience and achieve your dream home with less stress, worry and conflict.

The definitive stress-free, step by step online programme that teaches you how to successfully plan, design and transform your home, whilst helping you save money and time.

PLAN, RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME 

IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF:

  • You’re about to start your home improvement project but feel overwhelmed and not sure where to begin
  • You’ve started your home improvement project but it’s not going well and you need some help.
  • You’ve previously completed a project but it did not go to plan and this time, you want to get it right.
  • You want to avoid all the usual pitfalls and mistakes so you can spend time doing the things you enjoy.
  • You want to stick to your budget and control costs, only spending what’s available.
  • You want to feel in control, know the right questions to ask and have confidence in all aspects of your project  
  • You are working with an architect or if you are going it alone
  • You want to create your dream home and achieve the best possible quality within budget.


If any of these apply to you then you are not alone. Very few of us are taught these things and so people tend to learn the hard way… when their project goes wrong!  

Join today and create your dream home the easy way, right from the foundations up.

Pay now £397.00

100% satisfaction Guarantee

If you are not entirely happy with the program or for some reason it is not what you expected you can receive your money back, no questions asked, within 14 days of purchase. If you are not happy, we are not happy!


Staying on top of your project is key.  

PLAN, RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME takes away stress, hassle, even extra costs.  My Signature Course takes you through everything you need to know from planning to budgeting.  Right from the foundations up 

Expert knowledge is only a click away.


PLAN, RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME
 WILL HELP YOU

FEEL SECURE AND EMPOWERED
  • You will understand the home renovation and extension process, step by step, so that you avoid feeling overwhelmed and worried.
  • You will understand where to begin and how to avoid the usual pitfalls, which could end up costing you money.
  • You will be shown which professionals you need and the questions to ask, giving you the confidence to appoint the right people for the job.
  • You’ll be given the knowledge to be able to make the right decisions at the right time and avoid abortive costs.
  • You’ll be taught design strategies and rules of thumb, so that you can create your dream home, without breaking the bank.

CONFIDENTLY MANAGE YOUR BUDGET AND YOUR PROJECT 
  • You will be taught how to manage and reduce risk so that you avoid nasty surprises and extra costs.
  • You will be shown how to create a realistic budget from day one and how to manage costs so you don’t end up going into debt.
  • You will learn about necessary costs that are often mistakenly left off the budget but have to be paid for.
  • You will learn how to add value to your property, so you reap the benefits and future profits.
  • You will learn why cost planning is so important and how to get the support you need.

REDUCE YOUR STRESS LEVELS AND SLEEPLESS NIGHTS  
  • You will learn about communication strategies so that you avoid arguments and don’t fall out with everyone.
  • You’ll be taught how to avert project disasters which could leave you questioning your own abilities and result in a loss of confidence.
  • You’ll learn how to be collaborative and engage your team so that you get the most out of everyone.
  • And you’ll be shown rookie mistakes that people often make and how to avoid them.

Relax knowing you have the blueprint to confidently create your dream home

Pay now £397.00

100% satisfaction Guarantee

If you are not entirely happy with the program or for some reason it is not what you expected you can receive your money back, no questions asked, within 14 days of purchase. If you are not happy, we are not happy!


"A masterclass in advising clients. I cannot recommend her services too highly.”
Jane Duncan, RIBA president 2016-2017

Sarah Williams
Sarah Williams

About My Architect Advisor

As an award-winning architect and RIBA client advisor, Sarah Williams has been helping clients for the last 25 years, designing and delivering their projects, from small renovations and extensions to multi million pound developments.

Sarah ran a large architectural practice in London before setting up her own business in 2013 and is regularly asked to judge design competitions and awards whilst advising  many different clients on the delivery of their projects.

As a passionate advocate of design quality, Sarah won the ‘Women in the City’ award for the Built Environment. She has two children and lives with her husband in the UK.

My Architect Advisor was founded by Sarah to empower clients who are about to undertake significant and expensive projects within the domestic market.

PLAN RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

You will be shown, step by step, how to transform your home improvement experience and develop the confidence and knowledge to successfully create your dream home, whilst avoiding the usual pitfalls.


STEP 1 - MY BRIEF  
Learn the importance of goal setting  
Learn how to create your brief and why it’s such an important cornerstone of any project
Consider the ‘look and feel’ of your home
Rookie mistake that you must avoid  
Downloadable brief templates and checklists

STEP 2 - MY SITE 
 Understanding the risks inherent in buildings to avoid nasty surprises and extra costs
Understanding the risks within your site so you can avoid nasty surprises and extra costs
Rookie mistakes that you must avoid
Checklists and Downloads


STEP 3 - MY BUDGET  
Defining a robust budget from the start and why it’s important
Adding value to your home so you don’t loose money
Making sure you get an accurate quote from the builder so you don’t pay more later
Understanding how each builders quote can be different so you make the right selection
Making decisions and prioritising what’s important  
Minimising cost increases and how to avoid them
Rookie mistakes that you must avoid
Checklist

STEP 4 - MY TEAM  
Understanding the professional help that is available so you can decide who  to appoint.
Selecting an architect and what you need to know before appointing them.
Selecting other team members and what you need to know before appointing them.
Understanding your architect’s scope of services and fee so that you know what to expect.
Understanding what documents you must have in place to avoid future problems  
Solving problems with your consultants  
Rookie mistakes that you must avoid
Checklist and questions

STEP 5 - MY STEPS  
Understanding every stage of the process: what to expect and when
Understanding the key documents you must have in place
Rookie mistakes you must avoid
Checklist

STEP 6 - MY DESIGN  
Design Fundamentals
Design tips  
What to think about when designing your perfect home  

STEP 7 -MY LOCAL AUTHORITY 
Understanding the difference between planning and building control and what permissions you must have in place before you start on site
Understanding the planning process and planning issues
Tips on planning applications and achieving approval
Understanding the building control process and what you must have in place
Understanding Rights to Light and Party Wall issues so you avoid future surprises and additional costs/delay.
Rookie mistakes you must avoid
Checklist and guidance notes

STEP 8 -MY APPROACH  
Understanding how getting communication and mindset right can save you sleepless nights, worry and reduce stress
Agreeing the key priorities, your brief and design approach with family members so that you avoid future arguments and disagreements.
Understanding the nature of collaboration on a building project
How and when to make decisions without wasting time, effort and money
Ways to communicate with your team and builder to ensure the best possible outcome.
Rookie mistakes you must avoid
Checklist

STEP 9 - MY BUILDER  
How to select a shortlist of builders, receive competitive quotes and not be ‘stung’ on price
How to spot a rogue trader versus how to appoint a competent builder
Understanding how to get a robust quote, avoiding future costs increases  
How to analyse quotes so that you select the right builder.
Making sure your builder has all the necessary documents and insurances in place so that you are fully protected.
Signing a contract with your builder so that you have protection in the event of problems.
Rookie mistakes you must avoid
Checklist and questions  

STEP 10 - MY BUILDING  
Understanding the work flow so you know what’s coming next
Making and recording changes on site so that there are no nasty surprises and extra costs  
How to avoid cost increases and delays on site
Understanding communications on site and why it’s so important.
Monitoring their work and paying your builder.
Understanding snagging and defects, so you get the right quality of workmanship.
What happens if it all goes wrong
Paperwork you should retain
Rookie mistakes you must avoid
Checklist and spreadsheets

STEP 11 – My success
Enjoying your success!

Resource guides , a checklists and a selection of downloads to support and help you plan and track your progress.

HOW IT WORKS 

Multi media training: watch, listen and learn.  

Each module is delivered to you via a series of short videos where Sarah will teach you all the core components of the module. You will also receive spreadsheets, checklists and tools for your use throughout the course. 

108 Videos
28 PDFs
1 Download

NO RISK TO YOU 

14-day money back guarantee. I understand I can use PLAN, RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME obligation free. I will receive access to the online training portal and if I’m not 100% satisfied I’ll get all my money back no questions asked. I understand I must notify My Architect Advisor within 14 days of purchase, if I want a refund. 

Lifetime access:  You can access the training and tools for as long as you need them, being able to come back again and again.

I am ready to dive into PLAN, RENOVATE AND EXTEND YOUR HOME to successfully achieve my dream home without breaking the bank

Pay now £397.00