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New build homes save owners £629 a year on energy bills

New build homes save owners £629 a year

by on Friday 20 October, 2017 in New Homes

New build homes in England and Wales are considerably more energy efficient than their predecessors, saving owners hundreds of pounds a year in energy bills, a new...

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in the Job

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in

by on Friday 16 June, 2017 in Industry News

The first round of winning site managers in NHBC's Pride in the Job Awards 2017, now in its 37th year, has been announced, with around 450 site managers recognised for...

UK’s safest house builders honoured

UK’s safest house builders honoured

by on Wednesday 24 May, 2017 in Industry News

NHBC has announced today the winners of the first round of its annual Health and Safety Awards; the UK's only awards scheme to honour the safest house...

UK house-building must do more to attract women and young people

UK house-building must do more to attract women

by on Wednesday 8 February, 2017 in Industry News

UK house-building needs to do more to attract women and young people if the industry is to avoid a workforce crisis, new research from the NHBC Foundation has...

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

Countrywide’s housing market outlook

by on Thursday 22 September, 2016 in Industry News

Housing market outlook weakens – but still demand for new homes According to Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency and property services group, the outlook...

UK average house prices up 8.2%

UK average house prices up 8.2%

by on Monday 20 June, 2016 in Industry News

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has published its new UK House Price Index which now includes information about first time buyers and new build homes. The Index...

Review into the decline in home ownership

Review into the decline in home ownership

by on Tuesday 23 February, 2016 in Industry News

Pete Redfern, Chief Executive of Taylor Wimpey and Labour’s Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey MP, have launched a public call for evidence into the...

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...

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

The Over 55s are “Generation Stuck”

by on Tuesday 12 January, 2016 in Industry News, Moving Homes

One in three of the UK’s homeowners aged 55 or over would like to downsize but can’t due to a lack of suitable properties on the market, creating “Generation...

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...