New Homes

House builders recognised for outstanding health and safety practice

House builders recognised for outstanding health and safety

by on Monday 1 June, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

54 house-building sites across the country have been Commended in the first round of judging for NHBC's Health & Safety Awards 2015, acknowledging their dedication...

What to expect when moving into a new home

What to expect when moving into a new

by on Wednesday 27 May, 2015 in Moving Homes, New Homes

Today's new-build homes include many improvements and efficiencies but, like most new things, a newly-built property needs to be allowed to ‘settle’ to adjust to the...

Top tips for show home visits

Top tips for show home visits

by on Tuesday 28 April, 2015 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Spring is the time of year when many start to think about moving home. If you're considering a new build home then your journey will usually start with a visit to a...

UK’s first Code Level 6 individual home with NHBC cover

UK’s first Code Level 6 individual home with

by on Thursday 23 April, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

Driving down an old bridle path in Hanslope near Milton Keynes, the path is lined by stunning barn conversions, and over the years, what was farmland and rundown...

Planting trees in a new build development

Planting trees in a new build development

by on Monday 20 April, 2015 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

If you've just moved into a new-build development and are a keen gardener, you'll be wanting to start adding colour and texture to your outdoor spaces.  And it's a...

8 reasons to buy a new build home

8 reasons to buy a new build home

by on Thursday 26 March, 2015 in New Homes

The standard of new build homes in the UK has never been higher than it is today. In the National New Homes Survey published March 2015, 86% of new home owners said...

Have your say about  your new build home …

Have your say about your new build

by on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 in New Homes

Soon after you move into a new build home or a newly converted home, you’ll receive a survey asking you to rate the quality of the home and the service provided by...

Help to Buy in Wales

Help to Buy in Wales

by on Thursday 26 February, 2015 in New Homes

Topline details of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme in Wales are: first-time buyers or existing homeowners are eligible available on new-builds from...

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...