New-build private registrations shoot up and the South-east leads on regional completions

NHBC is the standard-setting body and leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK. Established 70 years ago, its main purpose is to help raise the standard of new homes and provide protection for homebuyers. NHBC statistics are based almost exclusively on information relating to its 20,000 registered housebuilders, which construct more than 80% of new homes in the UK. For further information visit www.nhbc.co.uk.