Posts by Debbie Warner

It’s shared ownership week!

It’s shared ownership week!

by on Monday 5 October, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

This week (October 5-11th 2015) is officially Shared Ownership Week where housing associations across the country are promoting the benefits of shared ownership...

Property prices not reduced by integrated social housing

Property prices not reduced by integrated social housing

by on Friday 2 October, 2015 in Industry News

New research by the NHBC Foundation has found that house prices are not reduced on developments which successfully integrate private and social housing. The...

Latest Help to Buy : Equity Loan figures

Latest Help to Buy : Equity Loan figures

by on Monday 14 September, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government’s latest figures for the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme were released on 9 September. They cover the 27 months from the launch of the scheme on 1 April...

Growth in construction of retirement homes

Growth in construction of retirement homes

by on Monday 3 August, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

There were more retirement homes registered to be built in the UK... in the first six months of this year than in the whole of 2014, according to NHBC latest...

Countrywide reacts to the Budget planning announcements

Countrywide reacts to the Budget planning announcements

by on Thursday 16 July, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The current UK housing shortage was once again highlighted in George Osborne’s budget last week. The planning system was a standout feature in which planning for brown...

Site managers take great Pride in the Job

Site managers take great Pride in the Job

by on Tuesday 23 June, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The home-building industry's equivalent of the Oscars is NHBC's Pride in the Job competition. Running for 35 years, the Pride in the Job Awards recognise the unique...

8 reasons to buy a new build home

8 reasons to buy a new build home

by on Thursday 26 March, 2015 in New Homes

The standard of new build homes in the UK has never been higher than it is today. In the National New Homes Survey published March 2015, 86% of new home owners said...

Wheelie bin storage design – time to end “bin blight”

Wheelie bin storage design – time to end

by on Monday 2 March, 2015 in Industry News

New ways of designing wheelie bin storage to tackle the scourge of 'bin blight' must be found, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation. As the UK increases...

Help to Buy in Wales

Help to Buy in Wales

by on Thursday 26 February, 2015 in New Homes

Topline details of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme in Wales are: first-time buyers or existing homeowners are eligible available on new-builds from...

Highest number of new build detached homes for a decade

Highest number of new build detached homes for

by on Monday 2 February, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

Developers are building the highest number of new build detached homes for a decade - more than during the peak of the property boom in 2007 - according to NHBC's...