You have probably reached us because your housebuilder has appointed After Build to manage your defects; or you have arrived here via our App Managing Your New Home, or one
of a growing number of alternative Apps with
links to this site.
Managing Your New Home is all about helping the new homeowner.
Each year across the UK thousands of people move into brand new homes. For many this is
not a new experience, while for others it's their first time. Either way the experience should be positive and exciting.
Managing Your New Home is here, ready to
help with an abundance of useful information,
resource and support, from managing build defects, to understanding how to maintain your lovely new home.
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Our objective is to provide access to a large resource of knowledge, information and support.
Buying and owning a new home isn't always plain sailing and let's not forget that it's almost certainly the largest investment you're ever likely to make.
HELP AND ADVICE
Sometimes, things just go wrong. And that's not so bad when you know what to do.
But if you don't then a little assistance to point you in the right direction is always helpful.
Some people love - others hate it. But from time-to-time you will need to at least pick up a paint brush - just to keep things fresh.
For those who are interested, we can give you some hints and tips on how to go about it.
Never assume that the tariff you are on for energy is the best that there is - it pays to look around.
Every new home in the land will have a recognised 10 year warranty.
For the vast majority of new homeowners you'll never need to look at it. But for some it will prove to be a useful life-line in resolving complicated matters.
For those of you not on a 'centralised' heating and hot water system, but who have their own independent boiler, it will pay you to spend a little time reading this.
Never overlook the importance of maintaining the exterior of your property.
There are things you must do to avoid long-term costly expense.
If you live in an apartment block it is likely that there will be a Managing Agent appointed with responsibility for certain aspects of your development.