New Homes

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...

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...

Pride in the Job reveals top quality new home sites

Pride in the Job reveals top quality new

by on Wednesday 22 June, 2016 in New Homes

NHBC has just announced the first round winners in the 2016 Pride in the Job competition. From an initial pool of more than 16,000 site managers, 445 have been...

NHBC HUG now includes modern technology guides

NHBC HUG now includes modern technology guides

by on Thursday 26 May, 2016 in New Homes

Research from the NHBC Foundation has shown that on average new homes in the UK are twice as energy efficient as improved Victorian equivalents. For homeowners, this...