Tagged: new homes

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...

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...