New Construction

Is the Digital Age Creating More Risk for Home Builders?

December 6, 2018
Data breaches, social media, new jobsite technologies—today’s construction risk landscape is vastly different than it was just six years ago, and all signs point to… Read More

Home Builder Warranty Experts Examine Amazon, Alexa & Privacy

November 20, 2018
Southern California home builder Plant Prefab can erect a sustainable home in less than nine hours. Using automation and prefabricated components, the company shaves 10… Read More

What Should Builders Know About Structural Warranties, Insurance & Risk Management?

November 9, 2018
In the home building industry, risk is unavoidable. Inclement weather can interfere with construction timelines. Vandals can damage a home-in-progress. Hidden defects can surface up… Read More

2019 New Home Building & Construction Outlook

November 1, 2018
The past few years have been a mixed bag for home builders. At a time when housing shortages are fueling intense demand for new homes,… Read More

Home Builders Should Know How Their Legal Team Identifies Risks

October 25, 2018
Today’s home builders face a challenging task: Meet the intensifying demand for new homes, despite mounting financial and legal pressures. It’s a sticky dilemma, and… Read More

Structural Warranty Pros Examine 2019 Housing Forecast

October 11, 2018
Fed up with Seattle’s intense bidding wars, a pair of young home buyers was ready to give up and renew their lease. Then their agent… 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

WHITE PAPER: Americans are Leaving High-Priced Housing Markets: What Should Builders Know?

September 27, 2018
Building with Southern yellow pine gets tricky in Texas, where high humidity causes the wood to bow. Fir doesn’t have that problem—but it also costs… Read More

Builders Seek Higher Ground as Climate Elevates Real Estate

September 20, 2018
On paper, it was a stunning property: a Massachusetts home with a private beach. But despite its charm, the home spent 55 days on the… Read More

Can Spec Homes Cement Bonds Between Builders & Real Estate Professionals?

September 14, 2018
Regina Solomon wasn’t seriously looking to buy when she stopped on a whim to check out a local neighborhood of newly built homes. She was… Read More