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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Industry news

NHBC launches rotational Business Graduate Programme

The fully-funded two-year program involves successful applicants spending six months in four key business areas to gain a broad understanding of our business. The programme starts in September 2024 and is open for applications.

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Industry news

Apprentices tackling national skills gap and housing shortage are recognised

The UK’s fastest bricklayer has praised the talents of more than one hundred apprentices at the National House Building Council’s (NHBC) latest graduation ceremony in Milton Keynes.

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Record numbers of affordable homes completed in 2023 as private house building slows

Figures released by the National House Building Council (NHBC), the UK’s largest provider of new home warranties and insurance, show 133,213 new homes were completed in 2023, down 12% on 2022 (151,308).

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NHBC appoints Hazel Adamek as Regional Director for the East

NHBC, the UK’s largest provider of new home warranties and insurance, has appointed Hazel Adamek as Regional Director to lead customer relations with house builders in the East of England.

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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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