Risk Management

A Message from PWSC’s President & CEO Regarding Coronavirus

March 20, 2020
To all of our valued partners and clients, we wanted to relay that our thoughts are with you and your family as well as everyone… Read More

Builder Structural Warranties as Necessary as Risk Insurance

March 19, 2020
Residential developers and general contractors must maintain insurance policies for every project. While insurance is a requirement for new home construction, builders have a wide… Read More

The Latest News on Home Builder Warranty Accruals

January 9, 2020
Warranty accrual rates in the residential construction industry have recently seen substantial growth. What is driving the increase, and what should new home builders know… 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

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