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Membership benefits & pricing

Basic Membership is free - just sign up for your free user account. You must identify your housebuilder and development to ensure you meet our membership criteria (current owners of new build homes in UK).

Full Membership is £249 per household.  This is payable if you want to proceed with surveying or legal advice after completing your New Member Review.  Your membership fee covers our costs of arranging the right surveyors or other specialists to help you diagnose defects etc; specialist support as you negotiate directly with your housebuilder and warranty company; and help with  appointing specialist solicitors if you need to take legal action over unresolved issues.

Third party surveyor's or legal fees would be payable by you, these are not covered by the Full Membership fee.


 

 

 

Basic Membership

FREE

(sign up for free account)

Full Membership

£249

(payable if you proceed with recommendations following New Member Review)

Group membership

£ Bespoke - please call

FEATURES

 

Access to full website content and self-help resources

Free

Free

Free

Newsletter service (if opted in)

Free

Free

Free

Request new website content

Free

Free

Free

New Member Review* to get personalised recommendations on surveying or legal help

 Free

Free

Free

Help appointing and instructing suitable expert surveyors on the right terms for your needs, based on best practice

(please note, you will be responsible for the surveyor's fees if you proceed)

 

YES

YES

Expert help and support when negotiating directly with housebuilder and/or warranty provider

 

YES

YES

Help appointing and instructing suitable expert solicitors on affordable and cost-effective funding terms, in appropriate cases

(please note, you will be responsible for the legal fees if you proceed)

 

YES

YES

Access to Member Forums**

 

YES

YES

Attendance at New Build Guru general meetings and democratic control of New Build Guru (one member one vote)

 

YES

YES


* a comprehensive review of your current situation following which we will make personalised recommendations.

** private, secure, member-only online forums through which you can connect with other members on a common-interest basis, share information and support, organise and coordinate actions and improve your prospects and outcomes generally.

Knowledge is power

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Knowing what you are dealing with is vital if you are to get things put right.

Most of our Full Members get expert surveyors' reports at an early stage, so they know what they are dealing with.

Combined with our ongoing guidance and support, Full Members enjoy vastly improved prospects of getting things put right properly, avoid unnecessary stress and uncertainty, and secure the investment value of their new homes.