Tagged: new homes

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...

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...

Green light for construction of thousands of new starter homes

Green light for construction of thousands of new

by on Tuesday 3 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has confirmed that 2017 will see the first wave of local authority partnerships to build starter homes on brownfield sites across the country backed by...

Bigger homes with more bedrooms being built

Bigger homes with more bedrooms being built

by on Tuesday 3 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

New analysis shows how the house-building industry is not only building more homes, but is building bigger homes with more bedrooms. A new report from the Home Builders...

8 out of 10 Housing Association residents remain pleased with their homes

8 out of 10 Housing Association residents remain

by on Friday 16 December, 2016 in Industry News

Housing Association residents remain pleased with their new homes, with 80% saying they were very satisfied or satisfied after 3-4 years of occupancy, new research has...

Post-referendum NHBC registrations consistent with 2015

Post-referendum NHBC registrations consistent with 2015

by on Friday 4 November, 2016 in Industry News

NHBC figures show that in the third quarter of 2016 (Jul-Sept), almost 36,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK. The affordable sector was up 18%...

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...

10 tips for visiting a show home

10 tips for visiting a show home

by on Wednesday 31 August, 2016 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

For anyone thinking about buying a new build home, one of the first steps will often be visiting a show home. There can be a lot to take in when looking around a...

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

How NHBC HUG helps after you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As you settle into your new home, NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) can help you store information so you can quickly find it when you need it. NHBC’s HUG is a free,...

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

How NHBC HUG helps when you move in

by on Friday 29 July, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Moving into a new home is a hectic process, but using NHBC HUG (Home User Guide) means that it doesn’t have to be a headache. NHBC is offering free, online Home...