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Water-Conscious Landscaping

With the high summer temperatures and pervasive drought conditions present in many parts of the country, homeowners have had to readjust their maintenance routines to assure that their yards remain attractive while still adhering to water conservation mandates. From simple practices such as watering more deeply and mulching to help retain the moisture, to more […]

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Cut Out Saw Injuries

Prior to work on a job site, crew members are carefully trained and certified in safety measures. However, no matter how many precautions are taken, it’s a fact that accidents do happen. And one of the most frequent power tools involved is often the saw. It’s certainly worth a few moments to brush up on […]

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Come And Knock On Our Door

When staging a model home, it’s important that it is geared toward making the prospective buyers feel not only comforted by the interior details but also excited at the prospect of making it their forever home. Rather than focusing on a particular buyer profile, design firm Lita Dirks & Co suggests implementing neighborhood-relevant elements. Creating […]

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Crisis Averted!

No matter how diligently your business is run, eventually a situation will occur that will need to be carefully managed in order to maintain the good reputation you work so hard to uphold. Whether an on-site accident, a disgruntled customer’s complaint or even negative sentiments expressed by a former employee, the situation can be mitigated […]

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Adequately Insured Subcontractors

by Doug Davis, Eastern Atlantic Insurance Company You’re a general contractor, a GC. Like it or not, you are responsible for everyone’s safety at your jobsites. That means anyone who may be there for any reason. Even trespassers who trip and fall over some debris left by your demo guy. That’s right. Even if you […]

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2021 Sales Awards

HOME of Texas, Residential Warranty Company, LLC, and MWHC are proud to announce and congratulate our 2021 Sales Awards Winners! The Account Executives recognized this year for their individual efforts and achievements have each generated a great deal of business for the company in a rather unusual year. Not always able to be physically in […]

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Frequently Asked Questions for RWC Insurance Advantage

As a leader in the residential home building industry, RWC Insurance Advantage is committed to providing general liability insurance and select other coverages to members of HOME of Texas and National Affiliate RWC. Below are some commonly asked questions:  What is an additional insured? An Additional Insured is a person or organization that, like you, […]

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Insurance Doesn’t Matter – Until it Does

Counting Down the Myths There’s an old saying that insurance doesn’t matter…until it does. General liability, GL for short, is fundamental to the business world. Most everyone knows that GL protects you from suits and claims brought against you by people injured on your jobsite, or homeowners who allege damage caused by defects in the […]

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The Nation’s Hottest Housing Markets Have THIS in Common

There are certain real estate markets that are popular with buyers all over the country where homes are selling just a little bit faster. And they all have ONE big thing in common. A warranty would be our answer of course… but any guesses what it could be? Read all about it here https://www.realtor.com/news/trends/hottest-markets-october-2021-nh/ For our Real […]

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Yard Space Ranks High on Homeowner’s Wishlist

Having a little (or a lot) of green space to relax and enjoy time with family and friends is always a perk when thinking about your home. The possibilities of a great outdoor space are beneficial not only for your property value and added charm, but a backyard can be a stress reliever to balance […]

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From the Ground Up

While trends have vacillated through generations regarding purchasing a new home versus a resale home, studies show millennials are by and large more apt to want to design and build their future residence. This trend is driven by a multitude of factors, including the ability to put their own personal stamp on all facets of […]

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Cost Saving Tips for Your Bathroom Remodel

While you may have to press pause on installing solid gold faucets or a walk-in rain shower, there are plenty of ways to have a spectacular upgraded bathroom at a reasonable rate. If you begin by setting clear goals and choose cost-effective materials you are well on your way. It also helps to have the […]

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Human Tested, Canine Approved!

For parents, the decision on where to buy a home comes with a laundry list of factors to consider. Is the property in a good school district? Are there parks, playgrounds and other amenities nearby? Is it a safe area? Do available properties come with large yards? It now seems the want list for dog […]

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Be Safe Not Sorry!

Buying a home – especially in the competitive markets that exist today can be an overwhelming experience. Between the often-unrealistic expectations set by the lavish home shows on tv, a lack of understanding about the financial realities of home maintenance, and the pressure of vying with other buyers’ offers, many home buyers are finding themselves […]

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Extended Warranty Coverage Now Available on Newly Constructed Homes Nationwide

Yes, you heard that right. HOME of Texas and RWC have taken our Key Estates Extended Warranty product previously offered on existing/resale homes to a whole new level. And it’s available in any state in the country! Key Estates for New Homes allows homebuyers the option of procuring warranty coverage on their new appliances and […]

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Our Own Peter Piper

Operating a business presents daily challenges and requires hard work. America’s home builders know this, as you struggle with supply shortages, price increases and rising mortgage rates. Despite these problems, it is important to remember the reason you went into business in the first place—to make a profit—and to focus on how to remain profitable. […]

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