New build properties of standard construction

Because you are purchasing a new build, your property is likely covered by your builder’s NHBC certificate, in which case you may not require a survey. To find out more, visit the NHBC website, or contact your builder.

Buying a new build home

New build homes can be a great option whether you're a first time buyer, have a growing family or are downsizing in later years. However, there are many things that buyers should be aware of before committing to purchase, including new build premiums, snagging issues and leasehold costs. To help guide you through the process, download our handy checklist to ensure that you’ve thoroughly considered all of the pros and cons of buying a new build home.

New build buying checklist