New Homes

How well do you know your builder jargon?

How well do you know your builder jargon?

by on Tuesday 22 March, 2016 in New Homes

Are you tired of not understanding what your builder means with their ‘builder banter’ and technical terms? With Spring here,  it's the time of year when we start...

Getting the most out of your new home technology

Getting the most out of your new home

by on Friday 18 March, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Many people struggle to get to grips with new home technology for the operation and maintenance of ventilation, solar, heat pump and control systems commonly used in...

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...

New build gardens – preparing and planting

New build gardens – preparing and planting

by on Tuesday 9 February, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

When you move into a new-build home, it’s likely that the garden will be a blank canvas. You might have a patio or deck area and either newly-laid turf or even bare...

Top tips for moving house with young children

Top tips for moving house with young children

by on Tuesday 9 February, 2016 in Moving Homes, New Homes

Moving house especially if you’re in a chain and selling your existing home, can be a really stressful experience for the adults involved but what about the young...

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...

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...

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

by on Friday 11 December, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Communities and Local Goverment has released the latest figures from the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme since its launch on 1 April 2013 until 30...

Number of homes built on greenbelt has halved

Number of homes built on greenbelt has halved

by on Friday 16 October, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

New research from Countrywide has revealed that homes built on the greenbelt surrounding our towns and cities over the last 20 years has halved. Since 1995, Countrywide...