Posts by Debbie Warner

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...

New homes noise complaints down

New homes noise complaints down

by on Wednesday 8 October, 2014 in Industry News, New Homes

The NHBC Foundation has reported an encouraging drop in new homes noise complaints. A survey of the the owners of new attached homes shows a reduction in noise...

Reasons to love your new build home

Reasons to love your new build home

by on Monday 29 September, 2014 in New Homes

In a survey conducted earlier this year*, owners of new build homes revealed that design is the top reason why they love their new homes, closely followed by location...

Consumer protection for new home buyers

Consumer protection for new home buyers

by on Friday 26 September, 2014 in New Homes

Since April 2010, house builders registered with a new home warranty provider like NHBC have had to comply with the Consumer Code for Home Builders when marketing and...