New Homes

Green light for construction of thousands of new starter homes

Green light for construction of thousands of new

by on Tuesday 3 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has confirmed that 2017 will see the first wave of local authority partnerships to build starter homes on brownfield sites across the country backed by...

Bigger homes with more bedrooms being built

Bigger homes with more bedrooms being built

by on Tuesday 3 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

New analysis shows how the house-building industry is not only building more homes, but is building bigger homes with more bedrooms. A new report from the Home Builders...

Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half

Families living in new homes slash fuel bills

by on Wednesday 16 November, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

A new home built to the latest building regulations can cost half as much to heat as a Victorian house of the same size, according to a new report by the NHBC...

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...

10 tips for visiting a show home

10 tips for visiting a show home

by on Wednesday 31 August, 2016 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

For anyone thinking about buying a new build home, one of the first steps will often be visiting a show home. There can be a lot to take in when looking around a...

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As you settle into your new home, NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can help you store information so you can quickly find it when you need it. NHBC’s HUG is a free,...

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Moving into a new home is a hectic process, but using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) means that it doesn’t have to be a headache. NHBC is offering free, online Home...

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

How NHBC HUG helps before you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

There’s a lot to sort out before you move into a new home. Using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can make it easier to manage. Every new home in the UK with a Buildmark...

Countrywide looks at evolving ownership of new build homes

Countrywide looks at evolving ownership of new build

by on Thursday 28 July, 2016 in New Homes

Much attention is paid to the early stages of a new home development as bricks are laid and the first wave of buyers start to complete and move in.  But less often...

NHBC HUG helps homeowners enjoy their new home

NHBC HUG helps homeowners enjoy their new home

by on Monday 11 July, 2016 in New Homes

When Stephen and Jill Russell moved to a new home, their free, online NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) helped them settle in. The Russells started using their secure online...