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‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

Filed in Home Building, Legal, Technology by on September 6, 2017 0 Comments
‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

A look at the emerging trends in connected-home technology and potential liability concerns and ways to make sure you are properly conveying to customers any risks associated with this new and expanding market.

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Free Flooring Installation Guidelines Now Available

Filed in Home Building, Legal by on February 17, 2017 2 Comments
Free Flooring Installation Guidelines Now Available

Moisture-related flooring problems continue to be a long-standing issue for home builders. The National Wood Flooring Association has some solutions for NAHB members.

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Latest Update on Construction Liability Available

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
Latest Update on Construction Liability Available

he latest issue of the NAHB Construction Liability and Risk Management Update includes a number of posts of interest to home building industry professionals.

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Fair Housing, Warranty Issues in Latest Liability Update

Fair Housing, Warranty Issues in Latest Liability Update

The NAHB Office of Legal Affairs has released the latest issue of the Construction Liability and Risk Management Update, and it’s available to members and HBA staff signed in to nahb.org.

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Construction Liability Update: Valuable Info for Members

Filed in Construction Industry, Councils & Committees, Legal by on February 5, 2016 0 Comments

Now available to members on nahb.org, the latest Construction Liability and Risk Management Update includes reports on legal issues that can have a direct impact on home builders’ business operations.

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Read the Latest Liability Update

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on August 31, 2015 0 Comments
Read the Latest Liability Update

From litigation regarding laminate wood flooring imported from China to a newly effective minimum wage scale in Chicago, the current issue of the Construction Liability and Risk Management Update provides a unique roundup of valuable news related to residential construction.

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One-Stop Shopping with NAHB Contracts

Filed in Business Management, Codes and Regulations, Legal by on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
One-Stop Shopping with NAHB Contracts

Developed by experienced builders, remodelers, construction law attorneys and industry experts, NAHB Contracts has been popular right out of the gate because they are a targeted, low-cost solution, customers say.

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Cracks? No Worries.

Filed in Sponsored Content by on July 6, 2015 3 Comments
Cracks? No Worries.

Are you concerned about cracks in your house or building? Cracks can be unsightly, but they are not usually indications of serious structural distress or unsafe conditions.

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Do Try This at Home

Do Try This at Home

Home builders can’t have all the answers about all the products used in home construction. But that just means they need to be careful to ask lots of questions — particularly about new products and how they have been tested.

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Key Victory for Builders in Insurance Coverage Case

Filed in Construction Industry, Legal by on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Key Victory for Builders in Insurance Coverage Case

In a resounding victory for builders who obtain construction general liability insurance to protect themselves from property damage arising out of inadvertent and alleged construction defects, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on June 10 reversed a lower court ruling in the case of Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Co. v St. Catherine of Siena Parish.

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