Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners.

The UK's leading independent new home warranty and insurance provider.

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Your cover, how to make a claim, duplicate documents, check our builder register

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House builders and developers

Registration, warranty, building control, standards, quality, MMC, training

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Housing associations

Risk management and asset protection for affordable rent and shared ownership homes

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Build to Rent

Flexible structural defects warranty and insurance for Build to Rent

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Building confidence in new home construction quality

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Warranty and insurance

See the schemes we cover and what's included

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Technical guidance

NHBC Standards, building regulations and support

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Quality services

Consultancy, analysis and training on build quality

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Protection for homeowners

Buildmark is your new home warranty and insurance policy. Cover starts from exchange of contracts and includes protection for your deposit, a builder warranty backed by NHBC guarantee and resolution service, and insurance against major defects.

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Our work in numbers

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new homes currently protected by Buildmark
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Industry news

Lee Rowley MP opens inaugural NHBC Build to Rent Innovators event

NHBC recently hosted the inaugural Build to Rent Innovators event in partnership with the British Property Federation.

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Industry news

North of Tyne Mayor praises next generation at NHBC’s “real-life” bricklaying apprenticeship training hub

The North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll has visited the NHBC bricklaying apprenticeship training hub in Scotswood to see how it’s producing the next generation of house builders in the North East of England.

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Industry news

The Rt Hon Edward Miliband MP tours quality new build homes in Doncaster

Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Net Zero, the Rt Hon Edward Miliband MP, recently visited Keepmoat’s Skylarks Grange development at Brodsworth near Doncaster.

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Why and how MMC outperforms masonry by 5 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per dwelling

Timber Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is a type of construction process that has gained popularity in recent years due to its sustainability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

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Climate change – we are taking action

We are committed to supporting the Government’s ambition to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. With a proven track record of supporting house builders and developers on sustainability and environmental matters, we are ready to help the industry make the requirements of the Future Homes Standard technically and commercially viable. We are also working to deliver positive and lasting change within our own operations.

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