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Top 5 Home Renovations for the Biggest Return-On-Investment

As the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. Of course, everyone wants the promise of a great return-on-investment (ROI) on home renovations, but not all projects will yield a lofty payout. Decisions today can make or break a sale years down the road. So how does one choose which projects to […]

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Healthy Homes: The Future of Wellness

Did you know that allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States? In fact, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year; and asthma affects more than 25 million. How do you, as a builder, tackle the respiratory issue from the ground up? Clean “healthy” homes are becoming […]

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Dear Valued Florida Members

Dear Valued Florida Member, There are no words adequate enough for what you’ve gone through in the path of Hurricane Irma.  The pictures of the devastation are soul-crushing but the stories of heroism on the part of so many people who risked their own lives and property in order to help other human beings in need are […]

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How Safety Meetings Can Lower Your Insurance Costs

If you’ve been a builder for more than a few years you’ve been through a lot. When the housing bubble burst; you survived. Now that the market is better and your business is growing, you’re starting to realize the rewards of surviving. There are still plenty of challenges and one of them is to find […]

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Certificates of Insurance – What Could Go Wrong?

Did you know that as a member of RWC or HOME of Texas you may be eligible for our General Liability Insurance Program through RWC Insurance Advantage? If you would like to learn how we might meet your general liability coverage needs, call RWC Insurance Advantage today at 866-454-2155 or click here to get a quote. Plus, be […]

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Larger Remodeling Projects Trending Up

Source: nahb.com Whole house remodels and additions are regaining market share according to a 2016 survey of remodelers released by NAHB Remodelers, the remodeling arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The survey revealed the most common remodeling projects in 2016, compared to historical results of the survey. “While bathroom and kitchen remodels remain […]

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Waiting For The Millennials? They’re Here!

Source: proremodeler.com Readers of news articles about the housing industry have been inundated for a while with stories about Millennials and their desire to live in the city. Headlines such as “Millennials Prefer Cities to Suburbs, Subways to Driveways” and “The New American Dream Is Living in a City, Not Owning a House in the […]

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How To Securely Upload Important Documents

By now we all know it’s not a good idea to post sensitive information on social networking sites or blast private data through cyber space without taking the proper precautions. The last thing you want is for private information to be compromised when bouncing from server to server. Keeping yourself secure from theft and vulnerability […]

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International Builders Show Beams with Opportunity

In just a few short weeks, the 2017 International Builders Show (IBS) will be held in the warm Florida sunshine and you don’t want to miss out. IBS is the largest annual light construction show in the world attracting almost 60,000 visitors. With over 5000,000 net square feet of exhibits and 1400+ manufacturers and suppliers, […]

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Mandatory Arbitration in Builders Warranty Programs Upheld by Courts

All of the Builder warranty programs offered by Residential Warranty Company, LLC, HOME of Texas or MHWC feature mandatory binding arbitration of Unresolved Warranty Issues.* RWC and its Builder members have been very successful at persuading courts to recognize and enforce the warranty’s mandatory binding arbitration provision. Courts across the country have removed cases from [...]

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2015 IBS Trade Show a Success for Builder Warranty Programs

Residential Warranty Company, LLC (RWC) and HOME of Texas (HOME) just returned from their 27th year of exhibiting at The International Builders Show (IBS). IBS, along with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) joined together to create “Design & Construction Week™ at the Las Vegas Convention Center again this year. Combined, 3,750 exhibitors filled [...]

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Texas Builder Warranty Company Promotes New Line of Warranty Product Brochures!

HOME of Texas, the premier builder warranty company in Texas, has developed a new line of brochures for new home builders, remodelers, building systems manufacturers and specialty contractors to summarize the benefits and advantages of warranty membership “at a glance.” From the “Builder” tab on the HOME website, go to the “Builder Warranty Products” page. On […]

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