Making it easy to self build your own Dream Home

Find out how

MJ OwnerBuild will guide you from idea to completion


Your SelfBuild project is within reach . . . .

Meet with one
of our specialists
Design your
dream home
Draw up
Tender & Budgets
Have your kit
Finish the
Start living in
your new home

how it works

MJ Owner Build provide a straightforward Owner Build option to aspiring self builders considering a self build or custom build home option for their new home. With the experience and background in architecture / quantity surveying and project management they break the process down into 7 straightforward steps to success. At MJ Owner Build they want to help give you a sense of ownership of the project but removing the ‘fear factor’ of getting it off the ground. All this happens under their guidance and assistance through every step of the way, taking the pain out of building your own home.

You dont really want to self build, you want to Owner Build.

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our designs

The home types draw on years of design experience in the industry and have a strong sense of sustainable, environmentally friendly and energy efficient design. Whilst they have selected the best of their home designs for you to peruse they can provide a completely tailor made option for you also.

Planning Drawings



you can also contact us to discuss designing your own home

About MJ Owner Build

MJ OwnerBuild was established by Mark Houston and James Hamilton to meet the needs of the aspiring self builder afraid to take the leap. With Marks background in architecture & project management and James background in quantity surveying & contract management, this made perfect use of both their skillsets.

‘I am always getting asked by clients, what builder could you recommend? How much will this cost? Would I be better doing this myself?

Mark H.

‘If I had a penny for every time a client told me they went over budget and wished they had had some better direction or a bill of quantities priced up’

James H.

MJ Owner Build provide you with the blueprint for success with 7 steps, hold your hand through steps 1 to 5 thereby empowering you to walk ahead through the final steps ultimately realising your own affordable grand design.  Your 0wn ‘OwnerBuild’

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