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Find your new Story Home

Cost Savings

There are many financial benefits to purchasing a new home

Did you know it costs an average £45,000 to upgrade an old house to a new build specification?*


Guttering & Insulation






New Bathroom


Double Glazed Windows & Doors


New Flooring


New Central Heating


New Kitchen

What’s included?

With a high specification included as standard in a Story Home, you can expect low maintenance costs, fewer repairs, lower fuel bills and no renovation required. Just a few of the fixtures and fittings included are listed below*:

More economical

A new build home is greener and more efficient to run than an older property. The majority of our homes are installed with a smart meter, allowing you to analyse your energy consumption and costs. Together with water saving appliances, thermally efficient building materials and an airtight design, the overall energy demands of our homes are reduced. A new home could save you up to £1410 per year*. Benefits of a new build homes include lower running costs from:

‘A’ rated kitchen appliances

4/2.6 litre dual flush toilets

Energy efficient lighting

*Please note the specification relates to the majority of plots, is dependent on housetype design and may vary from development to development. Please check individual plot specification with a Sales Executive, or see a specification guide. A 4-bed detached Victorian house with some modern improvements has average yearly energy costs of £2,640. Whereas, the equivalent new build home that has been built to 2013 Building Regulations could have average yearly costs of £1,505, saving £1,410 per annum (Source: new-homes.co.uk). Information regarding the cost of upgrading a second hand home is taken from the Home Builders Federation (HBF).

5 Star Builder

We have been a HBF 5 Star Builder for five years running