Tagged: new homes

Planting new trees near your home

Planting new trees near your home

by on Wednesday 22 March, 2017 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

It’s the most popular time of year for decorating and renovating your home and it is also a good time for planting trees and shrubs ready for those lazy days in the...

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

by on Friday 21 October, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Energy consumption in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being built, the a report from the NHBC Foundation has...

Three years of Help to Buy – the figures

Three years of Help to Buy – the

by on Thursday 30 June, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Local Government and Communities has just released figures of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 31 March...

Know your site safety signs

Know your site safety signs

by on Tuesday 10 May, 2016 in New Homes

If you’re viewing a new home before a site is complete, it is vital to understand the important messages the site safety signs give. Health and safety signs are...

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

by on Tuesday 29 March, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The latest National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey, carried out and analysed by NHBC on behalf of the Home Builders Federation has revealed that new home buyer...

Getting the most out of your new home technology

Getting the most out of your new home

by on Friday 18 March, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Many people struggle to get to grips with new home technology for the operation and maintenance of ventilation, solar, heat pump and control systems commonly used in...

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...