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Natural Disaster Insurance

NAR policy supports the development of a federal natural disaster policy that promotes the availability and affordability of property insurance nationwide.

December 20, 2013
But experts warn that it's a precursor to a more active year for storms in 2014.
August 19, 2013
CoreLogic recently created a score for mortgages in areas with higher risk of natural disasters, operating on the theory that such hazards actually raise the odds of mortgage default.
July 11, 2013
Home owners who live near areas where disasters have struck, but have not been directly impacted by them, are still seeing dramatic increases in their insurance premiums.
April 26, 2013
The majority of home owners know about flood insurance, yet few actually add the extra coverage to their standard homeowner's insurance policy.
November 19, 2012
The Obama Administration is expected to seek an additional $4.025 billion for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which currently has borrowed $20.775 billion.
November 15, 2012
Losses from Hurricane Sandy are expected to be between $6 billion and $12 billion, more than FEMA's current borrowing capacity of $2.9 billion.
November 5, 2012
A recent editorial called for government officials to consider creating a national catastrophe fund to deal with large-scale weather events that can cause extensive damage and expensive reconstruction challenges.
November 2, 2012
The downgrade of Hurricane Sandy to a "post-tropical cyclone" by the time it struck the East Coast could potentially save home owners thousands of dollars in home insurance deductibles.
November 1, 2012
The Institute of Real Estate Management's new book has some great ideas on how to prepare any building for any disaster in striking range.
November 1, 2012
As residents of the East Coast begin to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation is on hand, collecting donations for victims of the storm.