Posts by Debbie Warner

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

by on Tuesday 29 March, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The latest National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey, carried out and analysed by NHBC on behalf of the Home Builders Federation has revealed that new home buyer...

How well do you know your builder jargon?

How well do you know your builder jargon?

by on Tuesday 22 March, 2016 in New Homes

Are you tired of not understanding what your builder means with their ‘builder banter’ and technical terms? With Spring here,  it's the time of year when we start...

The connected home: technology in today’s new homes

The connected home: technology in today’s new homes

by on Monday 29 February, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Technology has changed the world beyond recognition, both in the workplace and in our ‘connected homes’. Connectivity to the Internet, at ever-faster speeds, is...

Review into the decline in home ownership

Review into the decline in home ownership

by on Tuesday 23 February, 2016 in Industry News

Pete Redfern, Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey and Labour’s Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey MP, have launched a public call for evidence into the...

New home site managers take great Pride in the Job

New home site managers take great Pride in

by on Wednesday 20 January, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

On Friday 15 January 2016, the UK's best new home site managers were honoured at the annual NHBC Pride in the Job gala event. The Pride in the Job competition is the...

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

by on Tuesday 12 January, 2016 in Industry News, Moving Homes

One in three of the UK’s homeowners aged 55 or over would like to downsize but can’t due to a lack of suitable properties on the market, creating “Generation...

ONS figures show house prices up 7%

ONS figures show house prices up 7%

by on Thursday 17 December, 2015 in Industry News, Moving Homes, New Homes

According to the latest figures in the House Price Index from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK house prices increased by 7% in the year to October 2015, up...

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

by on Friday 11 December, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Communities and Local Goverment has released the latest figures from the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme since its launch on 1 April 2013 until 30...

Help to Buy: ISA for first time buyers

Help to Buy: ISA for first time buyers

by on Wednesday 2 December, 2015 in Industry News

If you are saving to buy your first home, the Government’s Help to Buy: ISA, launched yesterday could provide a helpful bonus. Under the terms of the scheme, the...

Number of homes built on greenbelt has halved

Number of homes built on greenbelt has halved

by on Friday 16 October, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

New research from Countrywide has revealed that homes built on the greenbelt surrounding our towns and cities over the last 20 years has halved. Since 1995, Countrywide...