New Homes

The kitchen is the heart of new homes

The kitchen is the heart of new homes

by on Monday 16 February, 2015 in New Homes

Britain has become a nation of kitchen-lovers with twice as many people saying they ‘love’ their kitchens than love their bedrooms. Despite the recent hype...

Highest number of new build detached homes for a decade

Highest number of new build detached homes for

by on Monday 2 February, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

Developers are building the highest number of new build detached homes for a decade - more than during the peak of the property boom in 2007 - according to NHBC's...

Hidden benefits of new homes

Hidden benefits of new homes

by on Monday 26 January, 2015 in New Homes

In 2012, an analysis of England’s housing stock was conducted by the Department for Communities and Local Government. This study, which delved deep into the...

Show home visits of the future?

Show home visits of the future?

by on Tuesday 13 January, 2015 in New Homes

A Dutch man, selling his house, has come up with an innovative way to show potential buyers around his home. Do you think it might catch on for show homes? Strap...

Help to Buy in Scotland

Help to Buy in Scotland

by on Thursday 8 January, 2015 in New Homes

In Scotland, the equity loan scheme is run differently. There is a fixed budget and, once this is allocated, no further applications will be accepted. Topline detail...

UK Help to Buy schemes

UK Help to Buy schemes

by on Thursday 8 January, 2015 in New Homes

More than 77,000* homes have been bought under the Government's Help to Buy scheme . Of these, 83%* have been purchased by first-time buyers (94% outside of London)...

Government’s Starter Homes initiative

Government’s Starter Homes initiative

by on Thursday 18 December, 2014 in Industry News, New Homes

On 15 December 2014, the Prime Minister announced a new scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers under 40 the chance to buy new homes with a 20% discount. Aspiring...

New home warranty and insurance

New home warranty and insurance

by on Sunday 16 November, 2014 in New Homes

NHBC Buildmark is a 10 year new home warranty and insurance policy for new build homes. For most people, buying a new home is the largest investment they will ever...

Online Home User Guide

Online Home User Guide

by on Wednesday 22 October, 2014 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

NHBC Home User Guide (also known as NHBC HUG) is a unique online service, designed to take some of the stress out of buying, moving into and running a new...

NHBC who we are and what we do

NHBC who we are and what we do

by on Tuesday 21 October, 2014 in New Homes

Raising the standard of new build homes is at the core of everything we do. When you buy a new property with an NHBC 10 year Buildmark warranty, you can be reassured...