Buildmark Choice

Buildmark Choice is our product for landlords and long leaseholders of newly-built or newly-converted homes for social rental, private rental or shared ownership.

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What is Buildmark Choice?

Buildmark Choice is for NHBC registered builders and owners of newly-built or newly-converted rental properties (owners to include freeholders, long leaseholders and owners of shared ownership properties) constructed by an NHBC registered builder.

Policy features

Our policies are subject to terms and conditions and exclusions. Please see the full policy documents for more information.

  • a minimum claim value (MCV) - if the cost of a claim exceeds the MCV, we will do the work or pay the cost in full and the homeowner will not have to make any contribution
  • loss of rent cover and alternative accommodation
  • policy transfer in the event of sale
  • contaminated land cover
  • dedicated customer relationship team throughout the build process
  • option to apply for extended cover for an additional 2 years, insolvency cover (up to 10% of the contract price) and professional fees (up to 10% of the liability limit for the scheme or £50,000 - whichever is less)

Download policy documents

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Buildmark Choice summary

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Buildmark Choice policy booklet


If you require a previous policy booklet, please contact the customer services team at

Our insurance products and policy wordings are reviewed regularly. We communicate a summary of the main changes at least annually to ensure all our builders and developers are kept up to date with our product offerings, and advise which policy version is applicable at the time you pay for a product. If you need to discuss anything or request to receive communications from us, please email

What to do next...

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Request a guide price

We can provide you with a guide price for warranty and other products and services.

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Register as an NHBC Builder

You need to be registered with us to offer our warranty and insurance on your new homes.

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Register your new site

If you are an NHBC registered builder and want to register your new site with us, please use the portal or complete a SNIN form.

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Discuss your next project

Get in touch to talk about our warranty and insurance cover as well as our other products and services.

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