NHBC's new home registrations continue to rise

Published:  27 June, 2014

According to the latest statistics from warranty and insurance prodvider NHBC, the number of new homes registered across the country remains up corresponding to 2013 statistics.

Statistics show for the rolling quarter March - May 2014 a total of 37,975 new homes were registered with NHBC compared with 36,487 in the same three month period last year. This is an increase of 4% and a continuation of the sustained growth seen during the year to date.

May had the highest number of registrations so far this year with 13,220, but was down by 5% on May last year.

NHBC's chief executive Mike Quinton said: "House-building levels have remained steady, continuing through May and consolidating the high volumes seen in 2013.

"Overall we are seeing steady growth on last year's exceptional figures and we obviously hope that this will continue throughout the remainder of the year as the sector continues its impressive recovery."

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