Posts by Debbie Warner

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...

Help to Buy in Scotland

Help to Buy in Scotland

by on Thursday 8 January, 2015 in New Homes

In Scotland, the equity loan scheme is run differently. There is a fixed budget and, once this is allocated, no further applications will be accepted. Topline detail...

UK Help to Buy schemes

UK Help to Buy schemes

by on Thursday 8 January, 2015 in New Homes

More than 77,000* homes have been bought under the Government's Help to Buy scheme . Of these, 83%* have been purchased by first-time buyers (94% outside of London)...

Government’s Starter Homes initiative

Government’s Starter Homes initiative

by on Thursday 18 December, 2014 in Industry News, New Homes

On 15 December 2014, the Prime Minister announced a new scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers under 40 the chance to buy new homes with a 20% discount. Aspiring...

New home warranty and insurance

New home warranty and insurance

by on Sunday 16 November, 2014 in New Homes

NHBC Buildmark is a 10 year new home warranty and insurance policy for new build homes. For most people, buying a new home is the largest investment they will ever...

Streets ahead! Best British High Street revealed

Streets ahead! Best British High Street revealed

by on Wednesday 12 November, 2014 in Industry News

Belper in Derbyshire has been named as Britain’s Best High Street in the Great British High Street Awards. Fighting off tough competition from towns across Britain,...

NHBC who we are and what we do

NHBC who we are and what we do

by on Tuesday 21 October, 2014 in New Homes

Raising the standard of new build homes is at the core of everything we do. When you buy a new property with an NHBC 10 year Buildmark warranty, you can be reassured...

Get Britain building campaign

Get Britain building campaign

by on Thursday 9 October, 2014 in Industry News

An alliance between the Home Builders Federation, Modern Masonry Alliance, Federation of Master Builders and the Builders Merchants Federation has launched its Get...