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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 RWC. Below are some commonly asked questions:  What is an additional insured? An Additional […]

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Inhale, Exhale, Repeat After Me… It Will Be Okay

Housing shortages. Political upheaval. Employment problems. Covid mutations. Natural disasters. Supply chain issues. It sure feels like we are being inundated daily with news that hits like a gut punch. It is confusing and, sometimes, downright depressing. Even if you […]

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Building Material Prices Increase

Although the drop in softwood lumber prices since last year is helping bring costs down (after having driven them up drastically earlier in 2021), the decline has been offset by large increases in the prices of several other building material […]

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Complete this Checklist for a Successful 2022

RWC has a lot to offer. Are you taking full advantage of ALL of our services? Make it your New Year’s Resolution to complete this checklist. If something piques your interest contact your Account Executive or email info@rwcwarranty.com. Learn more […]

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Over 380,000 Housing-Related Jobs Up For Grabs

According to an analysis by PeopleReady.com’s skilled trades division, there were 388,345 jobs posted for trades-related workers between May and June of this year. Positions most in demand are: Concrete Masons Window Glaziers House Painters Electricians Plumbers Carpenters NAHB Members […]

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Sweigert and Radle Promoted to Management Team

Ronald L. Sweigert was recently named co-manager of RWC's Member Services Department in charge of enrollments and customer service. In his nearly twenty-nine years of service with our company, Ron has worked as a warranty advisor, as a special agent [...]

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We Won’t Spam Your Homebuyers

As a Member in our warranty program, you are probably familiar with our Warranty Express online enrollment system. You enroll the home online and, after closing occurs and payment/forms are sent to us for processing, your buyers are able to […]

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People Will Talk

We recently had the good fortune to hear an inspirational sermon on minding our tongues. The principal idea was that we should watch what we say and guard against hurting ourselves and others by engaging in harmful gossip, mindless vulgarity, […]

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Paint Choices Can Make or Break a Home

Paint choices can make or break a home. There is a lot to ponder and plan, as the color needs to match the floors, tile, cabinetry, furniture, & lighting. Sometimes it’s a decision that requires a vision and imagination, especially […]

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Lumber Prices Continue to Cause Concern

From the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic through the current move back toward a more normalized way of life, there have been product shortages due to sudden high demand and proportionately low supply. Toilet paper…under the circumstances, was a bit […]

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Preparing for Natural Disasters Amid Covid-19

Unpredictable summer weather can stir up additional concerns amid already challenging times. The warmer weather may bring devastating hurricanes and other natural disasters. The 2020 hurricane season was very active. By the time all was said and done, the Atlantic […]

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What If?

Ever REALLY wonder why you buy insurance? Many states require you to carry General Liability to maintain a license. Other entities require proof of insurance before you begin any project. The list of those requiring proof of “liability” insurance is […]

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Are You Using All of Your Tools?

Builder members with Residential Warranty Company (RWC), HOME of Texas, and MHWC are an elite group. Your membership indicates that you are committed to adherence of strict quality guidelines and that your business is financially sound. But are your homeowners […]

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2020 Sales Achievement Awards

Every year, we look back to the prior year and acknowledge the hard work put forth by our team of Account Executives. 2020 certainly proved to be a challenging year in oh-so-many ways. Our sales staff had to adjust to […]

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Home Sweet Home

“Home is where the heart is.” We have heard that description of “home” countless times in our lives. We have seen it painted on kitchen plaques and embroidered on couch pillows.  It sounds like the epitome of Americana, born from […]

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Contemplating That Big Pile of Lemons

Fall is finally here. During autumn we would prefer to think about how nice the changing leaves on the trees look, about the big football game this Saturday, or about spending festive holidays with family and friends. But this year […]

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RWC’s 2020 Membership Drive is a Smashing Success!

RWC and its affiliates regularly conduct an annual membership drive in conjunction with a sales contest and this year was no different. What was different about this year? The environment and the results! Originally scheduled for the spring, our annual […]

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What Builders Should Know in a Post-COVID Market

Coronavirus has Americans working, learning and living entirely from home. And self-quarantine has accelerated existing plans to move. The pandemic has changed a lot about our society, including what buyers are looking for in new home comfort. Home sales in […]

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Lean In

If there is one thing that seasoned professionals in our industry can agree upon, it is that we are resilient when it comes to surviving hard times. Be it builder, mortgage lender, or real estate broker, if you have been [...]

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Builders Risk – What’s in a Name?

I don’t want to insult anyone’s intelligence, but there’s a misunderstanding that has come up more than once, and we need to make things clear:  Builders Risk does not insure your liability to members of the public.  Clear as mud, [...]

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Building Systems Council Announce 2020 Chair

Tifanee McCall is a longtime member of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) and a major advocate of the systems-built housing industry. She has been a member of NAHB for nearly 30 years and BSC member for over a decade. It [...]

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Sales Team Achievement Awards

While in Las Vegas for the International Builders Show earlier this year, the RWC/ HOME / MHWC 2019 Sales Achievement Awards were announced. While the majority of these awards are all based on “countable” results, our Top Award, Outstanding Account [...]

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Duty and Resilience

A year ago, few of us who are not health professionals had thought much about pandemics, and none of us had heard of or even contemplated anything called Covid-19. Now people in every corner of the world have been adversely [...]

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Design Trends of 2020 Every Contractor Should Know

Homebuilding and improvements will continue to rise in 2020 through 2021. This is due to the demand for affordable housing, multi-family housing, first-time homeownership, and urbanization expansion. The rising demand for affordable housing presents an opportunity for homebuilders and sellers […]

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A Contractor’s Guide to Selling a New House Quickly

Preparing a house for a quick sale can seem overwhelming. As a builder or a contractor, getting the house built may seem like crossing the finish line, but sometimes that’s not enough to seal the deal. Following these expert tips […]

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5 Tips to Break Through in the Construction Industry

If you’re new to the construction industry it can seem like it will be impossible to make an impression and be as successful as existing companies. However, with some hard work, perseverance, and dedication you will find your success. Here […]

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What Exactly Are Builder Warranties & Why Are They Important?

Home builder warranties are essential because they outline what contractors are and are not responsible for when it comes to repairs or replacements.  It may sound like these official documents are for homeowners’ protection only, but builder warranties work for […]

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3 Things Builders Should Look for in a New Home Warranty

Builders, remodelers and manufacturers need a trusted, experienced company to work with when presenting the benefits of a new home warranty to potential homebuyers. Here’s how to choose one. Today’s savvy home buyer is always looking for information and tools [...]

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8 Construction Technology Trends to Watch for in 2020

Would it surprise you to learn that construction technology was not an active tech market until recently? Studies still point to construction as one of the least digitized sectors. The construction industry accounts for about 13 percent of the global […]

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Spring 2019 – Texas Times

Stay up-to-date with the Spring 2019 edition of the Texas Times! (Click image below to download newsletter)   (click image above to download PDF)

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