New Homes

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...

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,...