New Homes

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 Buildmark – making sure you have cover in place

NHBC Buildmark – making sure you have cover

by on Wednesday 21 June, 2017 in Moving Homes, New Homes

Buying a brand new home is an exciting but sometimes daunting experience. It’s something most people only do once or twice in a lifetime, so you may not be familiar...

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%...

Site health and safety signs – how well do you know them?

Site health and safety signs – how well

by on Friday 19 May, 2017 in New Homes

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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...

Builder jargon – test your knowledge!

Builder jargon – test your knowledge!

by on Tuesday 25 April, 2017 in New Homes

With Spring here,  it’s the time of year when we start to think more about moving to a new home or improving the one we have with DIY or building projects. With this...

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...

Planting new trees near your home

Planting new trees near your home

by on Wednesday 22 March, 2017 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

It’s the most popular time of year for decorating and renovating your home and it is also a good time for planting trees and shrubs ready for those lazy days in the...

Pride in the Job – NHBC names best site managers

Pride in the Job – NHBC names best

by on Tuesday 17 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Outstanding achievements in house building were celebrated on 13 January, as we announced the four Supreme Winners of the NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2016 at a gala...