Fully covered: Consistent improvements in the housing market will boost industry demand

Given the industry's close connection with the domestic housing market, the continued recovery in both existing home sales and housing starts has aided the Home Warranty Providers industry. Over the next five years, industry revenue is forecast to increase due to continued improvements in the housing market. Mounting existing home sales and housing starts will benefit the industry; however, any increases in regulation can potentially harm profitability in the future...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
5.3%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
8,664
Businesses
176
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Consistent improvements in the domestic housing market will boost industry demand
  • Large industry players have many advantages over potential entrants
  • Per capita disposable income will increase, boosting demand for home warranties
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Home Warranty Providers industry has high barriers to entry. A new entrant must conform to stringent regulation to establish home warranty operations. Industry operators are primarily regulated under state consumer protection laws, which are enforced by the state attorney general, the state insurance commission or the real estate commission. Additionally, 32 states require home warranty providers to have a license or registration from the state's regulatory agency. Furthermore, industry operators must also comply with the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, which was passed to prevent inflated real estate transactions due to kickbacks and other inefficiencies...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Home Warranty Providers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Home Warranty Providers Industry are

  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Having a good reputation
  • Having links with suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Homeownership rate and Existing home sales in the Home Warranty Providers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Home Warranty Providers Industry?

    This industry underwrites home warranty policies, which protect a homeowner against the cost of repair or replacement of any structural component or appliance of a home that is caused by normal wear and tear or by a defect of a structural component or appliance.

    Industry Products
  • General appliance and other warranties
  • Heating and air conditioning warranties
  • Main electrical panel and wiring warranties
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing general appliance and plumbing warranties
  • Providing heating and air conditioning warranties
  • Providing main electrical panel and wiring warranties
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Homeownership rate
  • Existing home sales
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition

  • Current Performance
  • Existing home sales and stability in renewals
  • Market share dominance
  • Cost structure trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Factors of production
  • Regulatory landscape
  • Table: Home Warranty Providers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Home Warranty Providers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricians
  • Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors
  • Major Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Plumbers

  • Products & Services
  • General appliance and other warranties
  • Heating and air conditioning warranties
  • Main electrical panel and wiring warranties
  • Chart: Home Warranty Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Homeowners aged 33 and younger
  • Homeowners aged 34 to 48
  • Homeowners aged 49 to 58
  • Homeowners aged 59 to 67
  • Homeowners aged 68 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Home Warranty Providers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitProvision for home warranty claimsWagesOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Home Warranty Providers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Home Warranty Providers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    The ServiceMaster Company First American Financial CorporationOld Republic International Corp.
  • Table: The ServiceMaster Company - financial performance
  • Table: First American Financial Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Old Republic International Corp. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Home Warranty Providers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Home Warranty Providers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Existing home sales (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Premium
  • The specified amount of payment required periodically by a home warranty provider to provide coverage under a given insurance plan for a defined period of time.
  • Service Fee
  • Fee paid by the homeowner for each repair or replacement made.
  • Warranty
  • Type of coverage offered by vendors to cover repair or replacement costs for products.
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    IBISWorld’s Home Warranty Providers Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Home Warranty Providers industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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