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Home Price Appreciation in Highest-Risk Natural Hazard Cities

Having to brave hurricanes and other natural disasters may actually come with a price premium for homeowners.

According to a report from property database ATTOM Data Solutions, median home prices in cities with the top 80th percentile for natural hazard housing risk have appreciated 40 percent on average over the…

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How to Lessen Home Damage from Hurricanes and High Winds

Insurer Nationwide released these tips for preparing your home for a hurricane last week, just ahead of Florence. But hurricane season is still with us, so it’s worth keeping these things in mind:

Secure outdoor items

Move items like patio furniture, garden décor and trash cans to an…

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U.S. Home Loan Originations Drop to Four-Year Low

Home loan originations dropped to a four-year low in the second quarter, according to new data from property database curator ATTOM Data Solutions.

Specifically, more than 1.5 million (1,527,433) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q2 2018, down 16 percent…

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