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36,566 new homes registered with NHBC in Q1 2016

36,566 new homes registered with NHBC in Q1

by on Saturday 30 April, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

A total of 36,566 new homes were registered with NHBC in the first three months of the year in the UK, according to NHBC's latest new home registration...

High demand for quality retirement housing

High demand for quality retirement housing

by on Tuesday 26 April, 2016 in Industry News

Around 9 out of 10 elderly people say they love their experience of living in retirement housing or enjoy it most of the time, according to a new report by the NHBC...

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

by on Tuesday 29 March, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The latest National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey, carried out and analysed by NHBC on behalf of the Home Builders Federation has revealed that new home buyer...

The connected home: technology in today’s new homes

The connected home: technology in today’s new homes

by on Monday 29 February, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Technology has changed the world beyond recognition, both in the workplace and in our ‘connected homes’. Connectivity to the Internet, at ever-faster speeds, is...

Review into the decline in home ownership

Review into the decline in home ownership

by on Tuesday 23 February, 2016 in Industry News

Pete Redfern, Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey and Labour’s Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey MP, have launched a public call for evidence into the...

NHBC reports house building growth in 2015

NHBC reports house building growth in 2015

by on Wednesday 3 February, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

NHBC recently released its 2015 registration statistics for house building across the UK. Reporting on the number of new homes registered for its 10 year warranty and...

New home site managers take great Pride in the Job

New home site managers take great Pride in

by on Wednesday 20 January, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

On Friday 15 January 2016, the UK's best new home site managers were honoured at the annual NHBC Pride in the Job gala event. The Pride in the Job competition is the...

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

by on Tuesday 12 January, 2016 in Industry News, Moving Homes

One in three of the UK’s homeowners aged 55 or over would like to downsize but can’t due to a lack of suitable properties on the market, creating “Generation...

ONS figures show house prices up 7%

ONS figures show house prices up 7%

by on Thursday 17 December, 2015 in Industry News, Moving Homes, New Homes

According to the latest figures in the House Price Index from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK house prices increased by 7% in the year to October 2015, up...

Two million homes change tenure since 2005

Two million homes change tenure since 2005

by on Tuesday 15 December, 2015 in Industry News

Research conducted by Countrywide has found that over two million homes have changed tenure in the last decade when taking into account all property sales between...