Posts by Debbie Warner

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...

NHBC HUG helps homeowners enjoy their new home

NHBC HUG helps homeowners enjoy their new home

by on Monday 11 July, 2016 in New Homes

When Stephen and Jill Russell moved to a new home, their free, online NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) helped them settle in. The Russells started using their secure online...

Three years of Help to Buy – the figures

Three years of Help to Buy – the

by on Thursday 30 June, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Local Government and Communities has just released figures of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 31 March...

Pride in the Job reveals top quality new home sites

Pride in the Job reveals top quality new

by on Wednesday 22 June, 2016 in New Homes

NHBC has just announced the first round winners in the 2016 Pride in the Job competition. From an initial pool of more than 16,000 site managers, 445 have been...

UK average house prices up 8.2%

UK average house prices up 8.2%

by on Monday 20 June, 2016 in Industry News

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has published its new UK House Price Index which now includes information about first time buyers and new build homes. The Index...

NHBC HUG now includes modern technology guides

NHBC HUG now includes modern technology guides

by on Thursday 26 May, 2016 in New Homes

Research from the NHBC Foundation has shown that on average new homes in the UK are twice as energy efficient as improved Victorian equivalents. For homeowners, this...

New video encourages young people into house-building careers

New video encourages young people into house-building careers

by on Thursday 26 May, 2016 in Industry News

Parents are not doing enough to encourage children into house-building careers, research from the NHBC Foundation has found. Four out of ten parents (42%) say that they...

Financial concerns for prospective new home buyers

Financial concerns for prospective new home buyers

by on Tuesday 17 May, 2016 in Industry News

A new report and survey 'Why buy new? Home Buyer intentions and opinions' by the House Builders Federation (HBF) has shown that financial concerns dominate the thinking...

It’s New Homes Week 16-22 May 2016!

It’s New Homes Week 16-22 May 2016!

by on Monday 16 May, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

This week is New Homes Week supported by the House Builders Federation and to celebrate, we're highlighting some of our most popular articles on the NHBC New Homes...

Know your site safety signs

Know your site safety signs

by on Tuesday 10 May, 2016 in New Homes

If you’re viewing a new home before a site is complete, it is vital to understand the important messages the site safety signs give. Health and safety signs are...