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New Homes Ombudsman & New Homes Quality Code

What is the New Homes Ombudsman? The New Homes Ombudsman service provides a vital platform for homeowners to address issues with new build homes. This ombudsman for new build houses plays a critical role in ensuring developers adhere to high standards. If a buyer of a new home encounters problems, […]

New Home Buyer’s Guide: Essential Tips for Purchasing a New Build Property

Discover key strategies for buying a new build home with our comprehensive guide. Learn how to assess site management quality, research house builders, navigate warranties, and strategically negotiate. Gain insights into planning for space, understanding promotional materials, choosing the right conveyancing solicitor, and the importance of professional inspections. This guide provides valuable advice to ensure a successful and satisfying home buying experience, from understanding legal aspects to securing comprehensive home insurance.

New Build Show Home Tricks

This article provides an insightful exploration into the world of show homes, revealing the various staging tactics employed to make these properties more appealing. From artificially enhanced lighting and removed internal doors to strategic use of mirrors and altered furniture proportions, the piece uncovers the illusions crafted to enhance perceived space and luxury. It emphasises the importance of verifying actual home specifications against the show home, planning for your furnishings, and considering the benefits of a snagging inspection to ensure the property meets your expectations. Catriona Bright’s insights from the Channel 4 series “Demolition” are highlighted, offering valuable advice for prospective homeowners to make informed decisions and avoid common pitfalls in the home-buying process.

New Home Disadvantages

Explore the lesser-known drawbacks of new build homes in our latest article. From limited space and storage issues to environmental impacts and neighbourhood development challenges, we delve into the aspects that potential buyers should consider. Learn about the hidden costs, garden quality concerns, and why these modern properties might lack the character and convenience of older homes. Our comprehensive guide offers valuable insights, helping you make an informed decision in your home-buying journey.

New Home Advantages

Explore the multitude of benefits that come with purchasing a new home. From enhanced energy efficiency and personalised living spaces to stress-free relocation and attractive purchase incentives, our latest article delves into the numerous advantages of modern home ownership. Discover how safety, warranty coverage, and cutting-edge design converge to offer an unparalleled living experience in new constructions. Read on to learn how these homes are shaping the future of residential living.

Consumer Code for Home Builders 2017

What is the Code? 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 Bodies; NHBC, Premier Guarantee and LABC Warranty and consists of 19 Requirements and principles that Home Builders must […]

Expert Witnesses: Archifact

The Gateway to Seamless Construction Projects: ArchiFACT ArchiFACT stands as a beacon of professionalism and expertise in the world of construction, offering a robust suite of services aimed at averting common industry setbacks. As a group of chartered professionals with an expansive global footprint, ArchiFACT’s prowess spans a wide array […]

Lease Advice

WHO ARE LEASE? LEASE was set up in 1994 to provide free information, initial advice and guidance to members of the public about residential leasehold and park homes law. We have been providing this valuable service for more than 20 years. As the first point of contact for leaseholders, we […]

BSRIA

BSRIA   For Clients wishing to have their own tests undertaken   BSRIA provides a nationwide service for compliance across the UK with airtightness (Part L or Section 6), sound insulation (Part E or Section 5) and ventilation (Part F) testing and consultancy. Our range of services to help constructors and designers comply with Building Regulations, and ensure buildings are completed […]

NHBC Guide to Living in your New Home

Newbuild Inspections below is the official guide from the NHBC with great advice on looking after your new home http://www.nhbc.co.uk/nhbcpublications/literaturelibrary/homeownerdocuments/filedownload,15900,en.pdf