Natural disasters

September 3, 2020 5:36 PM
The technology company arrived at this percentage by mapping federally declared disaster areas to the projects it helps lenders manage.
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July 1, 2020 4:43 PM
Mortgage insurers had been operating under the belief that rules pertaining to natural disaster delinquencies apply with COVID-19, but now it's in writing.
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November 12, 2019 1:34 PM
Overall home-loan delinquencies remain near 20-year lows, but in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Rhode Island and Wisconsin, they are inching up in moves that may be tied to local economic concerns.
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By Patrick Mccreless
October 30, 2019 12:39 PM
Bay County, Fla., home sales and prices were up year-over-year during the last nine months of 2019, driven by continued high demand for housing after Hurricane Michael.
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California's devastating wildfires have given way to a real estate opportunity: the burn-out lot.
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A fast-moving brush fire has forced evacuation of some of the ritziest neighborhoods in the Los Angeles area and shut a major thoroughfare as high winds wreak havoc in California.
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By Alex Harris
October 24, 2019 12:38 PM
Florida courts have held that a home seller must disclose anything about the property that could have a "substantial impact" on its value, but it's unclear if that ruling could apply or has ever been applied to flood hazards.
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October 21, 2019 11:01 AM
BSI Financial's chief executive weighs in on changes in the interest rate environment, the evolution of digital mortgage servicing and natural disasters.
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October 15, 2019 4:03 PM
As global warming contributes to the spread of wildfires, those fires lead to the destruction of homes, mortgage delinquencies and defects. From Texas to California, these are the 15 housing markets with the highest wildfire reconstruction costs, according to CoreLogic.
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As the climate crisis worsens, more Americans will be forced from their homes. Many won't be able to afford it, and the U.S. isn't prepared for a massive, government-subsidized migration away from flood-prone areas.
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