How pets can take a bite out of your home’s value

Our beloved furry friends are often seen as a part of the family, but they can often end up costing you dearly if you’re trying to sell the house. A report in the Wall Street Journal reveals that pets can take huge bite out of your home’s value thanks to scratched doors, stained floors and

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Hundreds of homes destroyed in worst-ever California wildfires

Some 42 people are confirmed killed, with more than 200 missing as three wildfires swept through California this week, razing hundreds of homes to the ground. The death toll is said to be a grim new record in the Golden State, beating the 31 victims who died during the 1933 Griffith Park disaster in Los

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Homeowners start counting the cost of Hurricane Florence

Residents of affected areas are now starting to count the cost of the damage as the storm slowly dissipates

Hurricane Florence threatens more than 750K homes, experts say

With Hurricane Florence closing in on the Carolinas and Virgina this weekend, threatening storm surges and destructive winds of up to 130 mph, experts are warning that more than 750,000 homes are at risk of serious damage. Florence is set to bring with it widespread inland rainfall and flooding in addition to strong winds, with

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Tidal flooding will threaten 2.4 million U.S. homes by 2100

Climate change and rising sea levels are putting an unprecedented number of U.S. homes at risk of tidal flooding, according to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

This year’s hurricane season could cost even more, report finds

Hurricane season is upon us once again, and experts are warning that this year’s storms could create even higher reconstruction costs than the last.

Climate change could make elevation a big factor in real estate prices

Homes located on higher elevations in areas at risk from hurricanes are seeing their values grow faster than homes closer to sea level, CBS News reported.

Tips for filing an insurance claim for Hurricane Harvey damage

Insurance companies in the U.S. are bracing themselves for tens of thousands of claims relating to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey earlier this week.

Most homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey don’t have flood insurance

The disastrous flooding that followed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey is likely to hit homeowners hard in the pocket.

Hurrican Matthew shines spotlight on flood protection efforts

Hurricane Matthew served to remind us of the havoc and devastation that can be caused by storm surges to people’s properties.

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