Coronavirus Slams Homebuilding Industry

The National Association of Home Builders reports that due to the coronavirus, homebuilder confidence suffered its largest ever one month decline in April.  Homebuilder confidence, as measured by the NAHB/Wells…

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Who are the nation’s largest homebuilders? How many homes do they build and how much money do they make?

Builder Online released its annual report of the largest homebuilders in the United States for 2019.  While the coronavirus pandemic will likely dampen homebuilder earnings for 2020, homebuilders posted large…

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Retaining Wall Failures and Construction Defect Claims

What is a retaining wall? A retaining wall is any vertical wall structure built to hold soil behind it and prevent that soil from moving.  A retaining wall allows the…

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Homebuilding Set to Rebound when the Coronavirus Pandemic Passes, but the Rebound Should Not Come at the Expense of Quality Construction

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders is touting the economic impacts of homebuilding and how home construction will lead the country out of…

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What is South Carolina’s notice law for construction claims?

South Carolina has a law for construction defect claims called the notice and opportunity to cure or notice and opportunity to repair law and officially titled the “South Carolina Notice…

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Elliotte Quinn

An End to Forced Arbitration for those Suffering from Construction Defects?

In the fall of 2019, the United States House of Representatives took a key first step in relieving consumers—consumers for everything from major purchases like a home or condominium to…

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