The Accuro Blog
Accuro Residential Featured in Surrey Magazine
We’re proud to say we’ve been featured in the Spring edition of Surrey Magazine! […]
Fall back in love with your home!
Over time, it’s easy to become dissatisfied with your house. Friends move to exciting new properties, children and pets grow up, life changes. Suddenly, the house you once loved seems old and tired, and doesn’t [...]
Yet more industry recognition!
We’re delighted to announce that, for the second year running, we’ve been named as award winners in the International Property Awards! […]
Involve us from the start!
We understand that finally taking the first few steps on your ‘journey’ towards building your forever home can seem a little overwhelming. The enormity of the process, all the professionals you need to involve, can [...]
We’re springing forward – with new projects!
March has been quite a month! It seems that spring this year has heralded new beginnings like never before. As the weather has improved and we’ve all taken our first few tentative steps towards ‘freedom’, [...]
Keeping your neighbours onside
Seeing that first brick laid of your dream house can be an emotional moment: after months – and sometimes years – of planning, revising and refining your vision, seeing your ideas translated skilfully into an [...]
Industry award winners!
We love the process of creating our clients’ dream homes. Whether we’re building from scratch or refurbishing an existing property, we recognise the huge responsibility of the process – and handing the keys back to [...]
5 points to consider before choosing a design & build partner
Yes, yes, we know…! There are lots of us out there, and most of us are saying pretty much the same sort of thing, which must make it difficult to choose a company to work [...]
Standing out – by blending in!
Building or refurbishing houses within a conservation area throws up a whole set of complex issues and it’s vital to work with someone experienced in this niche area when considering a transformation project. [...]
Decisions – timing is everything!
At the start of every project, large or small, we set out a realistic timeline so that our clients know what will happen and when. We also highlight exactly when key decisions will need to [...]
All projects, great and small!
There’s nothing quite like the thrill of building or transforming a vast house, and some of our largest projects have been MAJOR – and worth upwards of £7 million. But sometimes it’s super-satisfying to have [...]
Houses with style – but no ‘house-style’!
We love what we do – and we especially love the variety of our projects. We approach every one with a fresh pair of eyes and enjoy that vital first meeting when we find out [...]
Realistic pricing – a contentious issue!
New clients often ask two or three companies to tender for their design & build or refurbishment projects so that they can compare their prices. A great idea – but do make sure you’re comparing [...]
Our Project Management and Quantity Surveying Services
If you’ve been following us for a while now, you’ll already know that we’re a full-service construction management company. Put simply, whatever you need when it comes to building your dream home, we can [...]
The Accuro after-sales service
Don’t panic, you’re not on your own! We don’t just walk away when the decorators move out and the curtains go up! We’ll be on hand as you settle into your new home, whether [...]
The finishing touches – from the very start!
Right! We’re about to get cracking on the house of your dreams, but we need to ensure that your beautiful new home has grounds which complement it. At the outset of a project, we will [...]
What happens before the building starts?
So, you’ve appointed us as your property developers, entrusted with delivering the home of your dreams. Thank you! Once contracts are signed, the site can be secured and hoardings can go up – but there’s [...]
The planning process – and how we can help!
It’s not unusual to feel daunted by the whole process of gaining planning approval for your building project: the great news is that we can take care of every aspect of this for you! [...]
Land Development Opportunities
Quarantine and the associated ‘downtime’ can lead to great creativity and planning. While you’re self-isolating, why not investigate land and development opportunities? Perhaps you have a large garden and you’ve wondered whether it has [...]
What are the benefits of using an interior designer for a design & build project?
We’re often asked whether it’s worth utilising the services of an interior design consultancy. We always encourage our clients to do so and will introduce them to a company we believe will best suit [...]
Do I need to meet an architect personally at the outset of a project?
In a word, yes! We recently met with a new client who needed help. She’d already spoken to a potential property development partner about her transformation project and he’d gone away and briefed 2 firms [...]
What are the 6 buildings you wish you’d designed and built?
Over the past 6+ years of Accuro Residential (and its previous incarnation as Iconic D&B), we’ve been fortunate enough to design and build some truly spectacular homes. These are luxury [...]
How can I build my dream house without upsetting my neighbours?
Neighbours. We all have them, and keeping them onside whilst creating the home of your dreams can often be a challenge. One of the great benefits of utilising the services of a design and build [...]
What should we look for in a Design & Build partner?
The key word here is ‘partner’. This is likely to be a hugely important project for you and, if it’s your dream family home that you’re looking to create, there will be a high level [...]
What makes the perfect client?
OK, it’s slightly tongue-in-cheek, of course, but here are our top 5 criteria in voting for our ‘client of the year’! […]
What are the current trends in home design?
One of the great joys of working within the luxury property space in Surrey is that no two projects are ever the same. We’re lucky to have worked with clients who have great ideas, great [...]