Category Archives: Home Warranty

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QBW Application Closes Homeowner and Home Builder Communication Gap

Quality Builders Warranty (“QBW”) launches its redesigned Service Online Solution (“SOS”), a communication service that guides homeowner repair requests to builders and corresponding subcontractors. 

Full Article: https://www.themountaineer.com/news/state/qbw-application-closes-homeowner-and-home-builder-communication-gap/article_fd74818a-6ae2-515e-bf0f-6c7a84379712.html

Biannual State of the Home Survey Finds Many Homeowners Tackling Repairs and Decluttering Homes During COVID-19

HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions, announced the findings of the 12th edition of its Biannual State of the Home Survey. 

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210610005774/en/Biannual-State-of-the-Home-Survey-Finds-Many-Homeowners-Tackling-Repairs-and-Decluttering-Homes-During-COVID-19

Enduring Changes in the Post-Pandemic Warranty Industry

Key observations from an AmTrust roundtable discussion with service contract industry leaders Aleem Lakhani, Michael Frosch, Kenneth Mac, and Sreevathsa Prabhakar.

Full Article: www.warrantyweek.com/archive/ww20210603.html

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Settlement Checks Issued To Arizona Landmark Home Warranty Customers

More than 26,000 Arizonans will receive checks from a settlement between the state and Landmark Home Warranty. 

Full Article: https://kjzz.org/content/1688062/settlement-checks-issued-arizona-landmark-home-warranty-customers

Department issues Cease and Desist Order to protect California consumers from unlicensed home warranty company

The California Department of Insurance issued a Cease and Desist Order effective immediately for New Jersey-based company, Forever Home Service LLC, doing business as Harmony Home Warranty (Harmony). 

Source: http://www.insurance.ca.gov/0400-news/0100-press-releases/2021/release053-2021.cfm

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HomeServe Enters the Pittsburgh Plumbing and HVAC Market With Acquisition of Mark Allen Plumbing and Heating

HomeServe has acquired 13 locally branded HVAC companies serving customers in six states and the District of Columbia

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210421005291/en/

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Cinch® Home Services Partners With Kiwi Energy To Deliver Protection, Value And Savings To New York Residential Customers

Cinch Home Services (Cinch) has partnered with Kiwi Energy to offer home protection plan coverage for residential customers across New York state.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cinch-home-services-partners-with-kiwi-energy-to-deliver-protection-value-and-savings-to-new-york-residential-customers-301246076.html

Arizona AG’s Office reaches $1.75M settlement with Landmark Home Warranty

The settlement was related to misrepresenting its “expedited services” policy.

Full Article: https://ktar.com/story/4132538/arizona-ags-office-reaches-1-75m-settlement-with-warranty-company/

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HomeServe Announces Significant New Partnership in Japan

HomeServe Japan Corporation, a joint venture between HomeServe plc and Mitsubishi Corporation, has signed a utility partnership with Tohoku Electric Power.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210308005031/en/HomeServe-Announces-Significant-New-Partnership-in-Japan

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National Home Warranty Day Witnesses Launch of Tend, The New Modern Approach in Delivering Customer Choice and Experience

Centricity announces its new business and product line, TendTM, bringing homeowners a modern way to obtain comprehensive home and electronics warranty coverage.

Full Release: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/02/10/2172975/0/en/National-Home-Warranty-Day-Witnesses-Launch-of-Tend-The-New-Modern-Approach-in-Delivering-Customer-Choice-and-Experience.html