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New housing need and delivery consultation

New housing need and delivery consultation

by on Friday 15 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has launched a new consultation on proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to increase both the supply of new homes and the capacity of local...

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with 2016

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with

by on Tuesday 15 August, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Developers registered 40,000 new homes to be built in the UK during Q2 2017, according to NHBC’s latest new home registration statistics. 40,343 new homes were...

Multigenerational living – an opportunity for UK house builders?

Multigenerational living – an opportunity for UK house

by on Wednesday 12 July, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Britain's house builders have been urged to tap into the expanding market in multigenerational living by offering families new homes with greater...

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in the Job

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in

by on Friday 16 June, 2017 in Industry News

The first round of winning site managers in NHBC's Pride in the Job Awards 2017, now in its 37th year, has been announced, with around 450 site managers recognised for...

UK’s safest house builders honoured

UK’s safest house builders honoured

by on Wednesday 24 May, 2017 in Industry News

NHBC has announced today the winners of the first round of its annual Health and Safety Awards; the UK's only awards scheme to honour the safest house...

What price is a new home?

What price is a new home?

by on Friday 19 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

A recent report from Hamptons, part of the Countrywide Group, shows that last year the average new home sold for 17% more than a comparable second-hand one, up from 15%...

New Homes Week 2017

New Homes Week 2017

by on Monday 15 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

New Homes Week, supported by the Home Builders Federation is running this week from 15 to 21 May 2017. During the week there will be a wealth of information published...

Small builders ‘frustrated’ with delays caused by planning system

Small builders ‘frustrated’ with delays caused by planning

by on Tuesday 2 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Delays and rising costs in the planning system are driving small companies away from house building and slowing down attempts to tackle Britain’s housing crisis, a...

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

by on Friday 21 April, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Consumer Code for Home Builders (the Code), which came into effect in April 2010, applies to all home builders registered with the UK’s main new home warranty...

Landlords of the future

Landlords of the future

by on Friday 17 March, 2017 in Industry News

Recent research from Countrywide, the UK's largest property services group, shows that Britain’s property investors have been remarkably resilient in recent months....