Posts by Debbie Warner

Home security – top 12 tips to keep your home secure this Christmas

Home security – top 12 tips to keep

by on Wednesday 13 December, 2017 in Homeowner advice

It's the time of year when we shop the most, filling our homes with the latest gadgets, designer goods, expensive wines and spirits and jewellery for our loved ones and...

Downsizing not the only priority among the over 55s

Downsizing not the only priority among the over

by on Thursday 7 December, 2017 in New Homes

Homeowners aged over 55 are almost as likely to upsize to a new home than downsize, according to the latest report from the NHBC Foundation. The report found that...

What is NHBC Buildmark?

What is NHBC Buildmark?

by on Wednesday 6 December, 2017 in New Homes

NHBC Buildmark is a joint agreement between your builder and NHBC to provide warranty and insurance on their newly-built or converted homes. This short video gives...

Last posting dates for Christmas 2017

Last posting dates for Christmas 2017

by on Monday 4 December, 2017 in Homeowner advice

The first cards are starting to arrive and you are probably thinking about when you should post your Christmas cards and presents, especially if you need to send out...

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for winter and spring

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for

by on Thursday 30 November, 2017 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As we approach the shortest days of the year, and the coldest, the last thing most homeowners will want to think about is getting out in the garden to do some clipping...

New build homes save owners £629 a year on energy bills

New build homes save owners £629 a year

by on Friday 20 October, 2017 in New Homes

New build homes in England and Wales are considerably more energy efficient than their predecessors, saving owners hundreds of pounds a year in energy bills, a new...

New home planing permissions “highest on record” – HBF/Glenigan

New home planing permissions “highest on record” –

by on Monday 2 October, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

According to the latest Housing Pipeline Report from the Home Builders Federation (HBF) and Glenigan, the number of planning permissions granted in the year to June 2017...

7 tips for keeping spiders out of your new home

7 tips for keeping spiders out of your

by on Monday 2 October, 2017 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

If you’ve recently moved into a new home, you’ll probably be asking your friends and family around for a housewarming party. But as we enter autumn, you may have...

NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on window design

NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on window

by on Friday 29 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Small tweaks to window design can lead to major improvements, lowering space heating costs, reducing overheating risk and maximising daylight according to the latest...

New housing need and delivery consultation

New housing need and delivery consultation

by on Friday 15 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has launched a new consultation on proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to increase both the supply of new homes and the capacity of local...