Posts by Debbie Warner

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

by on Friday 21 October, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Energy consumption in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being built, the a report from the NHBC Foundation has...

Latest Help to Buy figures released

Latest Help to Buy figures released

by on Thursday 13 October, 2016 in Industry News

DCLG has released the latest figures for the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 30 June 2016. The latest Help to Buy: equity loan...

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

by on Thursday 22 September, 2016 in Industry News

Housing market outlook weakens – but still demand for new homes According to Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency and property services group, the outlook...

One in four parents move home for school catchment

One in four parents move home for school

by on Tuesday 13 September, 2016 in Industry News, Moving Homes

According to recent research published by Santander Mortgages, over a quarter of parents with school age children have either bought or rented a property within their...

10 tips for visiting a show home

10 tips for visiting a show home

by on Wednesday 31 August, 2016 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

For anyone thinking about buying a new build home, one of the first steps will often be visiting a show home. There can be a lot to take in when looking around a...

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As you settle into your new home, NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can help you store information so you can quickly find it when you need it. NHBC’s HUG is a free,...

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Moving into a new home is a hectic process, but using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) means that it doesn’t have to be a headache. NHBC is offering free, online Home...

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

There’s a lot to sort out before you move into a new home. Using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can make it easier to manage. Every new home in the UK with a Buildmark...

Countrywide looks at evolving ownership of new build homes

Countrywide looks at evolving ownership of new build

by on Thursday 28 July, 2016 in New Homes

Much attention is paid to the early stages of a new home development as bricks are laid and the first wave of buyers start to complete and move in.  But less often...

Top housebuilders shine at Health and Safety Awards

Top housebuilders shine at Health and Safety Awards

by on Tuesday 12 July, 2016 in Industry News

NHBC has announced the winning site managers honoured at this year's NHBC Health and Safety Awards. Four site managers have been named as the National Winners, with a...