Tagged: new homes

New build gardens – preparing and planting

New build gardens – preparing and planting

by on Tuesday 9 February, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

When you move into a new-build home, it’s likely that the garden will be a blank canvas. You might have a patio or deck area and either newly-laid turf or even bare...

Top tips for moving house with young children

Top tips for moving house with young children

by on Tuesday 9 February, 2016 in Moving Homes, New Homes

Moving house especially if you’re in a chain and selling your existing home, can be a really stressful experience for the adults involved but what about the young...

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...

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...

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

Latest Help to Buy figures to September 2015

by on Friday 11 December, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Communities and Local Goverment has released the latest figures from the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme since its launch on 1 April 2013 until 30...

It’s shared ownership week!

It’s shared ownership week!

by on Monday 5 October, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

This week (October 5-11th 2015) is officially Shared Ownership Week where housing associations across the country are promoting the benefits of shared ownership...

Growth in construction of retirement homes

Growth in construction of retirement homes

by on Monday 3 August, 2015 in Industry News, New Homes

There were more retirement homes registered to be built in the UK... in the first six months of this year than in the whole of 2014, according to NHBC latest...

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...

Is 3D printing a solution for new home construction?

Is 3D printing a solution for new home

by on Thursday 7 May, 2015 in Industry News

What do the Dutch capital, the ancient city of Suzhou in eastern China and the University of Southern California all have in common? It may seem like a trick...

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...