You’ve bought your dream home and all you need to do now is get settled. While it might not be top of your agenda when you first move in, you should spend time thinking about the security for your new-build home. We look at some of the simple steps you can take, and share tips for keeping your new home secure. Read more…
If you’re a first-time buyer, you might be wondering where the most affordable places to buy a new-build home are. With house prices continuing to increase, there is concern that the next generation of buyers will be priced out of affording a new-build home.
As well as the most affordable, we also look at the least affordable places in the country to buy a new-build home. Find out more.
From today, the nil rate band for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will reduce to £250,000 until the Stamp Duty holiday comes to a complete end in September. We look at what this means for first-time buyers, or anyone currently buying or looking to buy a new-build home and hoping to benefit from stamp duty savings. Find out more…
Before 2021 came to an end, the publication of the New Homes Quality Code was announced. That means, this year will see the introduction of the new arrangements across as much of the UK as possible. Also, it is expected that over the course of this year, all housing developers will register with the New Homes Quality Board (NHQB).
We find out more about the code of practice and what it means for new build home customers, and housing developers.
This month we turn our attention to the East side of the country and focus on Lincolnshire from a new homes perspective. The region, especially North Lincolnshire has reported significant house price increases of late – we share more about these and explore the new home availability in the area.
With news of record property prices again this week, first-time buyers will be ever keener to take advantage of deals to get on the property ladder.
If you are a first-time buyer and looking for a new-build home, you will know there are now regional price caps across the Help to Buy scheme. We take a look at some of the developments which have homes available with Help to Buy, across the different regions.
You’ve bought your new-build home and you are now the proud owner of a garden. How will you look after it? What should you plant? How much should you pave or use as a patio? Whichever way you hope to use your space outside, we’ve put together some garden ideas for your new-build home. Read more about them here.
Since Covid and the lockdowns which followed, many apartment renters or owners chose to
move on and buy a house or bigger home away from the city centre. But when it comes to
modern living, from a climate conscious as much as a social standpoint, there are lots of
benefits to living in an apartment. If you’re thinking Why Buy a New Apartment, then here are
some of our top reasons.
Back in June we reported on the trial of a new housebuilding industry-led mortgage scheme, Deposit Unlock, in the North East of England. Today, the scheme rolls out nationally with 17 major housebuilders taking part. But what is the scheme and who can quality for it? Find out more about Deposit Unlock.
According to the latest government housebuilding data, in the first quarter of this year, the number of new homes built was the highest figure for more than 20 years. When you consider there’s a shortage of houses to meet the demand, this is welcome news for all. Here’s more information about the figures.