BuildFax Research

National Loss Study: The Billion Dollar Impact of Underestimated Roof Age

This research report takes a look at the the impact of underestimated roof age and how relying on assumed accuracy is costing the insurance industry billions each year.

Research Report: Permits Predict Property Maintenance

This research report takes a look at the use of building permits to predict property maintenance and overall property condition in an effort to help carriers better manage risks.

The Numbers Behind Winning Roof Risk Strategies Series, Part 3: The Value of Accurate Roof Age in Claims

This research report takes a look at how using inaccurate, underestimated roof age in claims could be costing carriers $4 per policy, per year, across their entire book of business.

The Numbers Behind Winning Roof Risk Strategies Series, Part 2: The Value of Accurate Roof Age in Underwriting

This research report sets out to quantify how much inaccurate roof age in underwriting costs carriers in three common roof risk strategies: ACV, product development, and rating.

The Numbers Behind Winning Roof Risk Strategies Series, Part 1: Homeowner-Supplied Roof Age is Disastrously Wrong

This research report uses some common sense and a little math to examine the accuracy of homeowner-supplied roof age compared to building permit derived roof age.

White Paper: The Evolution of the Roof Risk

This research report discusses four-step path carriers have followed to solve the roof problem, along with key takeaways for carriers seeking to address their own exposure to uncompensated roof risk.

BuildFax Webinars

The Commercial Edition - Permits Predict Property Maintenance

BuildFax CEO and Founder Holly Tachovsky and BuildFax CTO and Founder Joe Emison take a look at characterizing commercial properties through building permits, as well as 4 factors to help improve the underwriting and inspection process.

The New, Data-Driven Reinspection Strategy

BuildFax CEO and Founder Holly Tachovsky and BuildFax CTO and Founder Joe Emison discuss using new data sources to identify and address both condition risk and underinsurance risk for residential and commercial properties.

The Billion Dollar Impact of Underestimated Roof Age

BuildFax CEO and Founder Holly Tachovsky and BuildFax CTO and Founder Joe Emison take an in-depth look at the impact of underestimated roof age and how relying on assumed accuracy is costing the industry\ billions.

Permits Predict Property Maintenance

BuildFax CEO and Founder Holly Tachovsky and BuildFax CTO and Founder Joe Emison give an industry-first, inside look at using building permits to predict property maintenance and overall property conditi\ on.

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The Numbers Behind Winning Roof Risk Strategies in Claims

BuildFax CEO and Founder Holly Tachovsky and BuildFax CTO and Founder Joe Emison discuss the latest research on the roof risk problem in claims.

Press

Recent

Apr 21, 2016
BuildFax Reveals The Top 20 US Cities For Commercial Remodeling (PRWEB)
Mar 4, 2016
BuildFax Reveals the Top 20 US Cities for Residential Remodeling (PRWEB)
Aug 26, 2015
BuildFax Construction Database Expands to Reach Over 8 Trillion Dollars in Job Costs (PRWEB)
July 16, 2015
BuildFax Contributes Data to Help Launch the First Open Data Standard to Promote More Accessible and Usable Building Permit Information (PRWEB)
Apr 14, 2015
CRES Insurance Services, BuildFax Partner to Offer Building Permit History Reports to Real Estate Professionals (myRealtyTimes)

Older

Nov 13, 2014
On Fudging the Age of Your Roof (Bankrate)
Oct 3, 2014
A National Loss Study: The Billion Dollar Impact of Underestimated Roof Age (Claims Journal)
Aug 19, 2014
BuildFax Remodeling Index Reboot (Press Release)
Aug 11, 2014
Permits Predict Property Maintenance (Claims Journal)
Feb 19, 2014
Remodeling, Home Equity Lending Rise (MortgageLoan.com)
Feb 3, 2014
Americans Boost Spending on Remodeling (Wall Street Journal)

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