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HOA Calls for Stronger Consumer Protections in New Home Purchases

In recent times, the plight of new home buyers in the UK has come under sharp scrutiny, with homeowners often finding themselves at the receiving end of inadequate consumer protection laws. The HomeOwners Association (HOA) is spearheading a campaign to bring about crucial reforms, highlighting the grim reality faced by […]

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Defective Bouncy Floors – NHBC Offers New Guidance

In light of recent discussions and a pivotal meeting in January 2023 involving floor joist manufacturers and the NHBC Standards, Innovation and Research team, they have issued updated guidance concerning the construction and inspection of floors in new build homes. This comes as a response to multiple enquiries and the […]

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Snagging Inspectors

The role of a snagging inspector is to identify the defects . Poor workmanship and where builder has failed to meet the warranty standards and builder regulations A snagging inspector will typically be qualified to a minimum NVQ level 3 standard and have a minimum of 5 years construction experience […]

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Is your new build warranty fit for purpose?

Martyn Maxwell Managing Director of snagging inspection company,  New Build Inspections  advises that the NHBC, once seen by new home buyers as “the arbiter of quality” in the new build sector is no longer the organisation that it used to be. Evidence from New build inspections own client base suggests […]

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HBF / NHBC New Build Survey Results

Homeowners reveal what they wish they’d known before buying Over 7000 buyers who bought a new build in the last 3 years recently revealed their regrets. Property management, parking and gardens top the list of things they wish they had thought about before buying their home. Those surveyed also voted […]

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