20,000 new homes built in flood-risk zones

As America’s coastal communities continue to build homes in flood-risk zones, a new analysis by Climate Central and Zillow shows that nearly 20,000 homes built in the past decade are at significant risk of chronic coastal flooding by 2050. And if greenhouse gas emissions go unchecked, more than 800,000 existing homes worth $451 billion will

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Why You Want a Force Majeure Clause in Your Real Estate Contract

Recent news coverage has discussed buildings destroyed by wildfires in California. Properties in Hawaii have been threatened by earthquakes and volcanos, as well as mudslides following a tropical storm.

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.

Top Reasons Homeowners Insurance Policies Get Voided

If there is one thing that anyone who owns a homeowners insurance policy would like to avoid at all costs – it’s having their policy voided by the company. There are a few common reasons why many homeowners’ insurance policies are avoided, most of which are easy to avoid with a little common sense and forward planning.

10 Reasons to Re-think Your Homeowners Insurance

Bad economic times, millions of people desperate for a place to stay, something to eat, the world can look at times like something out of the film The Grapes of Wrath. But, for the homeowner, property crime is not the biggest reason to think about home insurance, Mother Nature also weighs heavily where financial loss is concerned. You don’t have to live in Tornado Alley to have your life blown away. There are many more pitfalls today’s property owners have to evade somehow. Can you afford NOT to understand them all?

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