Home buyers remain in the dark over new build warranties

Home buyers opting for new build properties are being left exposed by warranties that fall short of their needs and expectations. New homes are often marketed by developers with the promise of lengthy warranties offering peace of mind. Many consumers aren’t aware that...

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New homes are great. There’s just one snag …

Snagging - the very name is enough to put you off. No one likes having to deal with problems or hitches. But for anyone who buys a newly built or converted property, the S-word can be crucial. Do it right and you could save yourself thousands of pounds. Do it wrong...

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Competition watchdog to examine warranties for new homes

CMA’s review of NHBC comes amid concerns over lack of protection for homebuyers The Competition and Markets Authority is examining payments between housebuilders and the providers of warranties for new homes as part of a review of NHBC, the largest warranty provider....

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