Your Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

Your Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

The eastern seaboard is no stranger to hurricane season and the yearly preparation that comes with it. Yet as every storm passes, there are reports of local citizens getting caught…

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Townhomes

North Carolina Court of Appeals Issues Decision that a Townhome Owners Association Could Not Pursue Construction Defect Claims

A recent decision from the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Shearon Farms Townhome Owners Association II, Inc. v. Shearon Farms Development, LLC,[1] addresses who has the authority to bring construction…

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Home Building Industry Decline

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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Neighborhood

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

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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