Tagged: new homes

Have your say about  your new build home …

Have your say about your new build

by on Wednesday 25 March, 2015 in New Homes

Soon after you move into a new build home or a newly converted home, you’ll receive a survey asking you to rate the quality of the home and the service provided by...

Wheelie bin storage design – time to end “bin blight”

Wheelie bin storage design – time to end

by on Monday 2 March, 2015 in Industry News

New ways of designing wheelie bin storage to tackle the scourge of 'bin blight' must be found, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation. As the UK increases...

The kitchen is the heart of new homes

The kitchen is the heart of new homes

by on Monday 16 February, 2015 in New Homes

Britain has become a nation of kitchen-lovers with twice as many people saying they ‘love’ their kitchens than love their bedrooms. Despite the recent hype...

Hidden benefits of new homes

Hidden benefits of new homes

by on Monday 26 January, 2015 in New Homes

In 2012, an analysis of England’s housing stock was conducted by the Department for Communities and Local Government. This study, which delved deep into the...

Show home visits of the future?

Show home visits of the future?

by on Tuesday 13 January, 2015 in New Homes

A Dutch man, selling his house, has come up with an innovative way to show potential buyers around his home. Do you think it might catch on for show homes? Strap...

Online Home User Guide

Online Home User Guide

by on Wednesday 22 October, 2014 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

NHBC Home User Guide (also known as NHBC HUG) is a unique online service, designed to take some of the stress out of buying, moving into and running a new...

NHBC who we are and what we do

NHBC who we are and what we do

by on Tuesday 21 October, 2014 in New Homes

Raising the standard of new build homes is at the core of everything we do. When you buy a new property with an NHBC 10 year Buildmark warranty, you can be reassured...

New homes noise complaints down

New homes noise complaints down

by on Wednesday 8 October, 2014 in Industry News, New Homes

The NHBC Foundation has reported an encouraging drop in new homes noise complaints. A survey of the the owners of new attached homes shows a reduction in noise...

Reasons to love your new build home

Reasons to love your new build home

by on Monday 29 September, 2014 in New Homes

In a survey conducted earlier this year*, owners of new build homes revealed that design is the top reason why they love their new homes, closely followed by location...

Consumer protection for new home buyers

Consumer protection for new home buyers

by on Friday 26 September, 2014 in New Homes

Since April 2010, house builders registered with a new home warranty provider like NHBC have had to comply with the Consumer Code for Home Builders when marketing and...