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Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners

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

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Homeowners

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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Affordable Housing

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

70-80%
of new homes built in the UK covered by Buildmark
1.5m
new homes currently protected by Buildmark
1m+
inspections of new homes under construction each year

Latest NHBC News

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New home completions return to pre-pandemic levels in Q2

New data released today by NHBC reveals that new home completions have returned to pre-pandemic levels as house builders demonstrate their commitment to meet the high demand for new homes.

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New Non-executive Director welcomed to NHBC Board

NHBC has today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Austerberry as a Non-executive Director.

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New NHBC Foundation report seeks to unlock full potential of the Future Homes Standard

The NHBC Foundation has today published a new report that gives advice and guidance to housebuilders on unlocking the full potential of the Future Homes Standard.

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NHBC boosts its alternative residential offer with senior hires

The National House Building Council (NHBC) has strengthened its alternative residential team with two senior hires.

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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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Our numbers annually

17,000
Training days delivered to industry professionals
4,000
Building Control residential and commercial projects
450
Site Managers recognised by Pride in the Job Award

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