Homeowners

Structural Defect Laws in the Carolinas: Understand Builder Rights – Part II

September 1, 2021
Permits and new housing starts are up by double digits in the Carolinas compared to this time last year. Unfortunately, more homes could mean potentially… Read More

Structural Defect Laws in the Carolinas: Understand Builder Rights – Part I

Mountaintop cabins. Beach bungalows. Everyday suburban houses. Regardless of design, more people are calling the Carolinas home. New permits are up 18.3% with housing starts… Read More

5 Ways to Prevent Home Maintenance Emergencies

August 4, 2021
Homeownership is an endeavor both rewarding and filled with uncertainty. Nothing compares to opening your front door and saying “Home, sweet home.” However, when it… Read More

What’s Drawing New Home Buyers to Southern States?

December 5, 2019
In an article for the United States Census Bureau, authors Kristin Kerns and L. Slagan Locklear report that southern states in the U.S. are seeing… Read More

2020 New Home Building & Construction Outlook

November 20, 2019
Both the housing market and the home building industry have been somewhat unpredictable over the past few years. While a supply shortage in the housing… Read More

First-Time Home Buyer Demographics Change in 2019

July 11, 2019
The landscape of the housing market in the U.S. is changing rapidly, and the demographics of people purchasing their first homes aren’t what they used… Read More

Decisions in Building

October 4, 2018
The decision to build a new home versus buying a resale home is a big one and can be a bit frightening, especially if you… Read More

Selling Your New Construction Home

August 17, 2018
When you moved into your home, it was brand new!  Built just for you! No one else had ever lived there prior to your family.… Read More

New Homes Sell Fast, but Premium Homes Linger on the Market

August 2, 2018
As the first summer heat wave of 2018 swept across the U.S., housing markets continued to sizzle. Inventories evaporated at the fastest rate in nearly… Read More

California’s Solar Requirements: What’s the Effect on New Home Builders?

July 12, 2018
Building a home to code can cost a small fortune these days, putting the squeeze on builders who must constantly walk the line between building… Read More