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Insurance premiums could rise as more extreme storms hit coastal markets

Insurance premiums could rise as more extreme storms hit coastal markets

It’s no secret that coastal homes are becoming more vulnerable to extreme weather and other effects of climate change....

As Hurricane Florence pummels the Carolinas, what the damage could mean for the housing market

As Hurricane Florence pummels the Carolinas, what the damage could mean for the housing market

Hurricane Florence continues to slam the Carolinas with record-breaking rainfall and, with flooding now expected to reach Charlotte, NC, analysts are beginning to consider...

Tri-state area lost nearly $7B in resi value due to flooding: report

Tri-state area lost nearly $7B in resi value due to flooding: report

Homeowners in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have seen home values lose nearly $7 billion due to flooding...

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With demand for climate change-related RE data growing, Silicon Valley is answering

From TRD Miami: After a brutal hurricane season last year that threw various government estimates and data regarding flood...

Back: 2011 photo from a North Dakota flood. (Credit: 3rd Combat Camera Squadron Staff Sgt. Shardia Jackson; illustration by Wikimedia Commons)

What can be saved? US cities debate how to prepare for extreme storms

American cities are debating how to tackle the changing nature of storms, but the one thing everyone can agree...

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The remains of burned homes (Bottom R) are surrounded by water with the Manhattan skyline in the distance after Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC basements may not be insurable soon

You might not want to bank on basement apartments boosting the city’s affordable housing stock — according to one of Europe’s largest insurers, such units won’t be insurable in the next 10 years. “If...

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You’ll never guess where homes are the most at-risk for flooding

Arizona has the highest concentration of houses built on land, not included in the federal government’s designated flooding zones,...

Why Harvey, Irma could make it much more expensive to insure NYC properties

Why Harvey, Irma could make it much more expensive to insure NYC properties

With losses from Hurricane Harvey estimated to cost as much as a record $180 billion, and the deadly Hurricane...

Harvey’s wrath: $55B worth of Houston commercial real estate may be under water

Harvey’s wrath: $55B worth of Houston commercial real estate may be under water

As much as 27 percent of Houston’s commercial real estate may be impacted by flooding in the wake of...

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: The remains of burned homes (Bottom R) are surrounded by water with the Manhattan skyline in the distance after Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A turning tide? NYC homeowners in high-risk flood zones may soon be swimming in debt

From the May issue: The number of property owners buying flood insurance has increased significantly since Hurricane Sandy struck...

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