Buying a new build home When beginning their property search many home hunters ask themselves the question: Traditional or new build home? Our New Homes division works alongside some of the UK’s most respected developers to offer premium family homes and modern apartments in desirable locations, built to an exceptionally high specification with innovative architectural design and superb attention to detail. Benefits to buying a new build home More accessible: The Government’s Help to Buy loan schemes provide buyers with a helping hand, with some developers accepting just 5% deposits for the property. For more information on the Help to Buy schemes click here : Speed of purchase: New builds have no onward chain and with no survey required, moving in couldn’t be quicker, particularly if no sale is required on your side. Guarantee of quality: New builds come with certain guarantees, such as a 10-year warranty and insurance cover from NHBC (National House-Building Council), so if an issue arises you’ll be able to contact the developer to take care of it. Top specification: Often fitted with energy-saving devices and insulation throughout, new homes can generate around 60% less CO2 emissions than older homes, reducing the impact on the planet and cutting the cost of your energy bills. Professionally designed: A well-designed new build can offer a choice of styles and sizes; You can opt for a modern apartment or a traditional house designed to blend in with the local architecture. Not only do you have the choice of design but new homes are designed to meet the needs of modern living and so use the space efficiently and effectively. Part Exchange and Assisted Move schemes: Many of the housebuilders we work with offer part exchange schemes which can help facilitate the quick sale of your property by covering legal and estate agency fees. Some housebuilders also offer assisted move schemes, which can help you secure your new property, while you are finding a buyer for your current property. Talk to a member of our New Homes team to find out more. Want to be the first to hear about new developments in your area? Call our New Homes team on 01344 753 110 to register your interest.