The latest data shows that regional completions are well up on last month, but sales have dipped since June 2005

NHBC is the standard-setting body and leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK. Established 65 years ago, its primary purpose is to help raise the standard of homes and to provide consumer protection for homebuyers. NHBC statistics are derived from NHBC registered builders, which build approximately 85% of new homes throughout the UK. NHBC provides detailed, up-to-date bulletins on home construction through its quarterly statistics booklets. For further information visit the website at