Posts by Debbie Warner

Futurology: the new home in 2050

Futurology: the new home in 2050

by on Wednesday 6 June, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

Futurology: the new home in 2050, is the latest report commissioned by the NHBC Foundation, which provides research and guidance to support the house-building industry....

Priorities for new-home buyers beyond location

Priorities for new-home buyers beyond location

by on Thursday 12 April, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

New home buyers are choosing new-build homes because they meet a range of priorities which go well beyond the traditional focus on location, new research...

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for spring and summer

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for

by on Wednesday 28 February, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

With Spring just around the corner, there are some jobs you can do to help prepare your garden ready for the arrival of the warmer months. Planting trees and shrubs...

UK new home registrations up 6% in 2017

UK new home registrations up 6% in 2017

by on Friday 26 January, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

More than 160,000 new homes were registered with NHBC last year to be built in the UK , an increase of 6% on 2016. 160,606 homes were registered throughout the...

Child-friendly developments make communities better for all

Child-friendly developments make communities better for all

by on Monday 18 December, 2017 in New Homes

Britain's house builders should think about outdoor play for children when considering new neighbourhoods. Outdoor play enriches the life of children, improving their...

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...