Tagged: new homes

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...

New housing need and delivery consultation

New housing need and delivery consultation

by on Friday 15 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has launched a new consultation on proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to increase both the supply of new homes and the capacity of local...

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with 2016

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with

by on Tuesday 15 August, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Developers registered 40,000 new homes to be built in the UK during Q2 2017, according to NHBC’s latest new home registration statistics. 40,343 new homes were...

NHBC Buildmark – making sure you have cover in place

NHBC Buildmark – making sure you have cover

by on Wednesday 21 June, 2017 in Moving Homes, New Homes

Buying a brand new home is an exciting but sometimes daunting experience. It’s something most people only do once or twice in a lifetime, so you may not be familiar...

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...

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%...

New Homes Week 2017

New Homes Week 2017

by on Monday 15 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

New Homes Week, supported by the Home Builders Federation is running this week from 15 to 21 May 2017. During the week there will be a wealth of information published...

Builder jargon – test your knowledge!

Builder jargon – test your knowledge!

by on Tuesday 25 April, 2017 in New Homes

With Spring here,  it’s the time of year when we start to think more about moving to a new home or improving the one we have with DIY or building projects. With this...

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

by on Friday 21 April, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Consumer Code for Home Builders (the Code), which came into effect in April 2010, applies to all home builders registered with the UK’s main new home warranty...