Century 21: Do You Need a Home Warranty?

When Lisa Santucci moved from Kansas to Florida last December, she was happy to learn that her 16-year-old home carried a warranty. "We felt like it was an incentive for us to purchase," she says."We were new to the area,…

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The Realty Times: Home Warranty FAQ

Home warranties are on the rise. Realty Times takes a moment to look at some of the most common questions regarding these products. What is a home warranty? A home warranty is a residential service contract giving the homeowner repair…

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Sales of Home Warranties Increase

June 17, 2010 (Tallahassee, FL) –– The Service Contract Industry Council (SCIC) is reporting an increase in home warranty or service contract sales in 2009. Growth was fueled by annual contract renewals, while sales by realtors to home sellers and…

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SCIC Responds to Consumer Reports

(November 24, 2009) In response to Consumer Reports ongoing and misleading attempt to discredit extended warranties, the Service Contract Industry Council wants consumers to know that the magazine presents a one-sided, incomplete opinion of extended warranties that does not reflect market realities. Its survey…

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