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Holly Tachovsky Wins Bronze Stevie Female Executive of the Year

Our very own Holly Tachovsky has been named a 2019 Stevie Female Executive of the Year. The award recognizes women entrepreneurs globally who are blazing new trails and leaving a mark on their organization. “I’m honored to be recognized by the Stevie Awards, which elevates business leaders across the globe who are dedicated to their... Read More

Single-Family Housing Authorizations Rise for the First Time in Over a Year

The October BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR) revealed increases across both new and existing housing activity. Notably, year-over-year single-family housing authorizations increased in October. Although it was a slight uptick, this was the first time since September 2018 that single-family housing authorizations rose year over year. Maintenance and remodeling activity continued its ascent this month... Read More

Amidst Economic Uncertainty, Housing Activity Rises Notably in September

The September BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR) revealed a notable increase in new and existing housing construction after almost a full year of slowing housing activity. This month, single-family housing authorizations rose month over month to recent highs. Meanwhile, maintenance volumes made significant ground, in comparison to the more gradual increases this category experienced in... Read More

Property Risk in North Carolina Rises Following Successive Severe Weather Events

September marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Florence. Hurricanes and other natural disasters, especially over the past few years, have had a substantial impact on the health of the U.S. housing stock. Natural disasters can tighten the labor construction and materials markets, impact the underlying risk of residential and commercial structures and drive heightened maintenance... Read More

Innovation Is Strengthening the Property/Casualty Insurance Value Chain

As property/casualty insurers invest more and more in company-wide innovation, they will ultimately glean greater insight into not only best practices, but also lessons learned that truly move the needle. This was a central discussion topic at InsureTech Connect 2019, which attracts the largest gathering of insurance leaders to discuss change and growth in the... Read More

U.S. Property Risk Improves as Housing Market Continues to Slump

The August BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR) revealed a gradual improvement in property maintenance across the U.S. housing stock. After six months of declining activity, maintenance activity and spend have now risen for two consecutive months. Maintenance is not only a strong indicator of consumer confidence, but it also provides insight into the health of the residential... Read More

Carriers Prioritize a Positive Customer Experience as Florida Braces for Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm over Labor Day weekend. This will be the fourth consecutive year that Florida experiences a major hurricane, following Hurricane Michael (2018), Hurricane Irma (2017) and Hurricane Matthew (2016). As the storm nears Florida’s east coast, the insurance industry is focused on... Read More

Holly Tachovsky Recognized as 2019 Central Texas Woman of Influence

The Austin Business Journal (ABJ) has recognized our own Holly Tachovsky as a 2019 Profiles in Power & Women of Influence award winner. The award celebrates female leaders that are pushing Central Texas to a better future. This is the third consecutive year that Tachovsky was nominated. The 2019 Profiles in Power award highlights women... Read More

Roof Maintenance Reaches New Highs in July, Driven by Severe Spring Weather

The July BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR) revealed that amidst repeat declines in new construction activity, the downward trend in maintenance activity is slowing. July in particular experienced a year-over-year uptick in maintenance. While one month of increasing maintenance activity is not a trend, this is a strong indicator of consumer confidence and may signify continued... Read More

HousingWire Names Holly Tachovsky 2019 Woman of Influence

Our very own Holly Tachovsky has been named one of HousingWire’s 2019 Women of Influence. The award celebrates women who have demonstrated leadership and made an impact in the housing industry. Every year, HousingWire highlights thought leaders in the housing industry who pave the way for other women to follow. Award winners not only push... Read More
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