Risk Management

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

Will New Home Builders Be Tech Companies?

October 3, 2019
Smart home features are becoming more and more common in U.S. households. While the needs of each home vary, residential tech automation can involve energy… Read More

Could Gen Z Solve the Home Building Industry’s Skilled Labor Shortage?

September 19, 2019
While most people are familiar with Millennials as a workforce and their impact on the economy, a new cohort is coming of age. People of… Read More

How is the Cost of Land Limiting New Home Builders?

September 5, 2019
According to a study on metropolitan land values by David Albouy, Minchul Shin (from the University of Illinois) and Gabriel Ehrlich (from the University of… Read More

2020’s Recession Anxiety Not Deterring Summer’s New Home Buyers

August 8, 2019
Over the last few years, the U.S. economy has been gaining strength and viewed with general optimism. However, historians, economists, and real estate experts predict… Read More

Is 2019’s Summer Home Buying Season a Boon for Builders?

July 25, 2019
According to recent forecasting by the economic researchers at Freddie Mac, an increase in both the price and the number of home sales in the… Read More

Are Structural Home Warranties One of the Keys to Pending Home Sales?

June 20, 2019
According to a December 2018 market snapshot from NAR (National Association of Realtors), pending home sales in the United States were down by 9.8 percent… Read More

Can Home Builder Warranties Mitigate Litigation in 2019?

March 28, 2019
When it comes to the home building market, risks cannot be avoided, especially for complex residential construction projects. According to Jeffrey Kozek, a principal at… Read More

WHITEPAPER: Home Building & Data Security: What Can Builders Do to Help Protect Their Clients

March 21, 2019
Target made national headlines five years ago when hackers exposed the debit and credit card information of more than 41 million customers. The widely publicized… Read More

3 Ways Home Builders Can Evaluate Market Risk

February 28, 2019
Is another recession on the horizon? Has the housing market peaked? Are home prices about to tank? As we head into the 2019 Spring sales… Read More