October 17, 2014

Understanding Home Service Contract Terminology

National Home Service Contract Association defines terms for homeowners, regulators and the media to keep things straight. (Lenexa, Ks) The purchase of a home may be the largest investment individuals and families will make in their lifetime.  A number of products, such as home service contracts, insurance, builder’s and other warranties exist to help homeowners… Read More

August 21, 2014

NHSCA Members Serve and Protect Homeowners When Others Fall Short

National Home Service Contract Association members provide consumers over a billion dollars in benefits annually. (Lenexa, KS)  Contracts are only as dependable as the providers behind them. The members of the National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) stand behind the home service contracts they provide millions of consumers each year. NHSCA member providers are often able… Read More

April 30, 2014

Buying Beats Renting in Most of America

We know that buying a home is overall cheaper than renting in most major metros, but now there is evidence that buying a home is a better financial decision than renting for homebuyers who plan to stay in their home for at least two years in half of all U.S. markets. Read more, click here The National… Read More

April 11, 2014

CONSIDER AGE OF APPLIANCES AND SYSTEMS WHEN PURCHASING A HOME

  Cost of service and repair can be costly according to the National Home Service Contract Association. A home service contract is a good option. (Lenexa, KS) — There are many items to consider when purchasing an existing home. Many buyers, especially those in the market for their first home, look at the sale price to determine… Read More

November 20, 2013

Tips on Winterizing Your Home

  Take a few minutes to read and make sure you have properly winterized your home. The NHSCA contributed to a terrific article on SheKnows.com  Read the entire (original and unedited) SheKnows.com by Rolla Bahsous online here. How to get your home ready for the cold season If you’ve already pulled out your winter coat and put… Read More

April 24, 2013

Popular Mechanics – How to Get the Most From Your Home Warranty

While written in April 2013, this advice from PM is pretty much timeless. Suppose someone is considering buying a home…READ MORE The National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) is a non-profit 501(c) (6) industry trade organization of member companies serving home service contract providers and consumer interests throughout the United States. For more great industry, media… Read More

March 21, 2013

Tips on Spring Home Prep

Just like winterizing, NHSCA says adding home appliances to cleaning list in spring just as important. Lenexa, KS – The experts with the National Home Service Contract Association advise that cleaning and inspecting major appliances should be at the top of every homeowner’s spring cleaning checklist. “Organizing closets and cleaning windows certainly are typical spring… Read More

February 26, 2013

CONSUMERS URGED TO RESEARCH SERVICE PROVIDERS AND REPORT SUSPECTED FRAUD

Check on potential providers at homeservicecontract.org Lenexa, KS —The National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) is cautioning consumers to research service contract providers before signing on the dotted line to be assured they are registered and fully compliant with state laws. The easiest and quickest way is to be sure you are dealing with a registered… Read More

January 4, 2013

COLD TEMPS NOT OPTIMAL FOR HVAC TESTING

  National Home Service Contract Association cautions home buyers about limitations on HVAC testing in colder temperatures Lenexa, KS – The National Home Service Contract Association is cautions consumers purchasing an existing home in the winter that colder temps make it difficult to determine the proper function of residential air conditioning units. HVAC professionals generally caution… Read More