Tagged: new homes

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2019

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2019

by on Wednesday 2 January, 2019 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Paint brushes at the ready! Colour experts at companies from Dulux to Pantone have unveiled the shades which will be selling by the bucket-load this year. In contrast to...

How to make a new house feel like home

How to make a new house feel like

by on Tuesday 6 November, 2018 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

The last boxes have disappeared and everything’s found a place, but your new house still doesn’t feel like home. Don’t panic - there are a few simple things which...

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...

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC Foundation

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC

by on Wednesday 19 September, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

The link between inadequate housing and poor physical and mental health that costs the NHS £2.5 bn a year is among the key themes of a new NHBC Foundation...

New homes – out with the old, in with the new

New homes – out with the old, in

by on Monday 13 August, 2018 in New Homes

If you’re looking to move home any time soon you may be weighing up the pros and cons of buying a new property over an older one.  Whilst an older house may capture...

Futurology: the new home in 2050

Futurology: the new home in 2050

by on Wednesday 6 June, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

Futurology: the new home in 2050, is the latest report commissioned by the NHBC Foundation, which provides research and guidance to support the house-building industry....

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for spring and summer

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for

by on Wednesday 28 February, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

With Spring just around the corner, there are some jobs you can do to help prepare your garden ready for the arrival of the warmer months. Planting trees and shrubs...

What is NHBC Buildmark?

What is NHBC Buildmark?

by on Wednesday 6 December, 2017 in New Homes

NHBC Buildmark is a joint agreement between your builder and NHBC to provide warranty and insurance on their newly-built or converted homes. This short video gives...

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for winter and spring

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for

by on Thursday 30 November, 2017 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As we approach the shortest days of the year, and the coldest, the last thing most homeowners will want to think about is getting out in the garden to do some clipping...

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...