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Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

by on Friday 21 October, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Energy consumption in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being built, the a report from the NHBC Foundation has...

Latest Help to Buy figures released

Latest Help to Buy figures released

by on Thursday 13 October, 2016 in Industry News

DCLG has released the latest figures for the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 30 June 2016. The latest Help to Buy: equity loan...

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

by on Thursday 22 September, 2016 in Industry News

Housing market outlook weakens – but still demand for new homes According to Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency and property services group, the outlook...

One in four parents move home for school catchment

One in four parents move home for school

by on Tuesday 13 September, 2016 in Industry News, Moving Homes

According to recent research published by Santander Mortgages, over a quarter of parents with school age children have either bought or rented a property within their...

Top housebuilders shine at Health and Safety Awards

Top housebuilders shine at Health and Safety Awards

by on Tuesday 12 July, 2016 in Industry News

NHBC has announced the winning site managers honoured at this year's NHBC Health and Safety Awards. Four site managers have been named as the National Winners, with a...

Three years of Help to Buy – the figures

Three years of Help to Buy – the

by on Thursday 30 June, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Local Government and Communities has just released figures of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 31 March...

UK average house prices up 8.2%

UK average house prices up 8.2%

by on Monday 20 June, 2016 in Industry News

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has published its new UK House Price Index which now includes information about first time buyers and new build homes. The Index...

New video encourages young people into house-building careers

New video encourages young people into house-building careers

by on Thursday 26 May, 2016 in Industry News

Parents are not doing enough to encourage children into house-building careers, research from the NHBC Foundation has found. Four out of ten parents (42%) say that they...

Financial concerns for prospective new home buyers

Financial concerns for prospective new home buyers

by on Tuesday 17 May, 2016 in Industry News

A new report and survey 'Why buy new? Home Buyer intentions and opinions' by the House Builders Federation (HBF) has shown that financial concerns dominate the thinking...

It’s New Homes Week 16-22 May 2016!

It’s New Homes Week 16-22 May 2016!

by on Monday 16 May, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

This week is New Homes Week supported by the House Builders Federation and to celebrate, we're highlighting some of our most popular articles on the NHBC New Homes...