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More than half of new home buyers would recommend their builder – New Homes Review results

The very first results from The New Homes Review (NHR) have now been published. They provide an interesting insight into the problems faced by home bu…

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Looking forward to The Bricks 2017!

Celebrating the best in the house building industry, The Bricks has evolved into one of the most exclusive awards in the construction industry. These …

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The Bricks: Meet the Judges

Meet the judges from the 2017 The Bricks Awards and find out exactly why they're the best people to decide on winners.

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What to look for onsite: Footings at DPC level

Our new blog series #whattolook4onsite aims to give you an idea of what our surveyors are looking for when they go out on site. The second topic we…

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What to look for onsite: Foundation Excavations

Our new blog series #whattolook4onsite aims to give you an idea of what our surveyors are looking for when they go out on site. The first topic we …

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Choosing a structural warranty provider

How do you choose a warranty provider? With a range of options on the market, What is the difference, and how do you choose the cover that is right fo…

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Are Modular Homes the Future?

Some say they are the answer to the housing crisis. Others beg to differ. Just don’t call them pre-fabs. We discuss the rising popularity of modular h…

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The nation’s getting older. Which means our housing needs are changing…

The nation has an ageing population and the housing needs of older people are changing meaning there could be a shortfall of retirement housing. So wh…

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SCOSS Alert: A sudden loss of ground support

A new Alert guidance document published by Structural-Safety* incorporating CROSS (Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety) and SCOSS (Standing Co…

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Building on Brexit - a 12 point plan for the future

Brexit could prove disastrous for the delivery of new homes and infrastructure unless transitional arrangements are put in place. A new report has bee…

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Good news for builders the Help to Buy Equity Loan is here to stay

The Department for Communities and Local Government announced earlier this month that the Help to Buy equity loan scheme is here to stay for at least …

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How to ensure your loft conversion complies with building regulations

Read LABC's advice on loft conversions, the professionals you need to speak to, and watch a video on how Building Regulations relate to loft conversio…

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