2-10 HBW at the 2023 International Builders’ Show

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The 2023 International Builders’ Show (IBS) is one of the biggest home-building events of the year. As the leader in structural warranty administration, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) is excited to attend yet another IBS. What is the International Builders’ Show? IBS, hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), is an event […]

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Dealing With Excess Inventory

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The recent housing market has turned on a dime, going from lacking inventory to excess inventory seemingly overnight. Here a couple ways to address excess inventory without giving away the entire farm. Takeaways Selling bulk inventory to investors may be a useful strategy. Providing incentives can help keep houses from sitting empty on the market. […]

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How Build to Rent Can Keep You Competitive in a Shifting Market

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In the shifting housing market, builders may need to pivot. Here’s why Build to Rent may be able to help you stay competitive in a shifting market. Takeaways Build to Rent has remained strong despite a challenging purchasing market. With the right mindset, Build to Rent has proven to be a strong investment. 2-10 Home […]

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Managing a Housing Downturn with a Structural Warranty

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Many builders are bracing themselves for a housing downturn. If you’re looking for a way to manage the housing downturn, a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) Structural Warranty can help you in three specific ways. 1. A 2-10 HBW Structural Warranty can help protect your margins Protecting your margins and managing risks are crucial […]

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Offering Buyer Incentives: Do’s and Don’ts


In recent memory, buyer incentives were practically unheard of. Record demand and exceedingly low interest rates created so much competition that simply getting the house was incentive enough. But rapidly rising interest rates coupled with a cooling market have made incentives a reality again. Here are some do’s and don’ts if you decide to offer […]

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Navigating the 2023 Housing Market Shift


According to housing experts, 2023 will likely favor buyers. However, new-home buyers will still face challenges, along with newer kinds of competition like institutional investors. Here’s where the housing market might go and how builders like you can strategize. Buyer friendly, but not a true buyer’s market For two years, sellers have had a firm […]

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Capitalizing on the Popularity of New Homes


New homes have become more popular in recent years. Knowing why they’re growing in popularity is important to your overall strategy for success. And much of this knowledge starts with knowing your audience. Here are a few reasons why new homes are popular and how to capitalize on it, with help from 2-10 Home Buyers […]

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No One Knows Build to Rent Better Than 2-10 HBW

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Home builders, real estate investors, and property managers have accelerated their engagement with the Build to Rent (BTR) market, for several reasons. The BTR community housing market could be worth billions of dollars. Single-family homes are in short supply despite crushing demand. Affordability challenges make single-family rentals (SFRs) and rent communities a more realistic path […]

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