Risk Management

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

Will Foreclosures in 2019 Hinder Home Builders?

January 17, 2019
Real estate professionals still haven’t forgotten the waves of foreclosures that marked the recession 10 years ago. Lured by predatory lenders into buying more home… Read More

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

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

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