Tagged: new builds

10 tips for visiting a show home

10 tips for visiting a show home

by on Tuesday 31 March, 2020 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...

Traditionally built homes embracing innovation

Traditionally built homes embracing innovation

by on Monday 7 October, 2019 in Industry News, New Homes

Three in four new homes currently being built are using ‘traditional’ construction, but they contain a wealth of innovation, according to a new report from NHBC...

10 tips to prepare your new-build garden for spring and summer

10 tips to prepare your new-build garden for

by on Thursday 7 March, 2019 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

If you’ve recently moved into a new-build home, you may have started to think about planting trees and shrubs to create that idyllic outdoor space. Spring is just...

Developers embracing modern methods of construction

Developers embracing modern methods of construction

by on Wednesday 14 November, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

A new report from the NHBC Foundation has highlighted how developers are exploring the use of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). ‘Modern methods of construction:...

Getting information about your NHBC Buildmark cover

Getting information about your NHBC Buildmark cover

by on Thursday 25 October, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Whether you are a first-time buyer, a growing family or downsizing, buying a brand new home is an exciting time in your life. However, there is also a lot to think about...

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...

What price is a new home?

What price is a new home?

by on Friday 19 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

A recent report from Hamptons, part of the Countrywide Group, shows that last year the average new home sold for 17% more than a comparable second-hand one, up from 15%...

8 out of 10 Housing Association residents remain pleased with their homes

8 out of 10 Housing Association residents remain

by on Friday 16 December, 2016 in Industry News

Housing Association residents remain pleased with their new homes, with 80% saying they were very satisfied or satisfied after 3-4 years of occupancy, new research has...

Post-referendum NHBC registrations consistent with 2015

Post-referendum NHBC registrations consistent with 2015

by on Friday 4 November, 2016 in Industry News

NHBC figures show that in the third quarter of 2016 (Jul-Sept), almost 36,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK. The affordable sector was up 18%...

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...