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Owner Builder

Learn how to become an owner builder when building a home for your personal use. Plus get tips on buying and selling an owner-built home.

What is an Owner Builder?

Discover what it means to be an owner builder, and the statutory warranty requirements of building or managing the construction of a new home.

How to Become an Owner Builder

Our guide will take you through the application process, from eligibility criteria and Owner Builder Authorization, to building permits and occupancy.

Owner Builder Exam

You must pass the Owner-Builder Exam as part of the Owner-Builder Authorization application. Find out more about the exam and how to prepare.

Buying or Selling an Owner-Built Home

Learn more about the statutory obligations and requirements, including when the Owner Builder Disclosure Notice is required, and the statutory liability for your home.

Owner Builder FAQ

Still looking for answers? Our FAQ section will help.