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June 2017 Archives

Home Price Index Audio Clip: April 2017

Molly Boesel    |    Audio

 

The CoreLogic HPI for April 2017 showed that national home prices appreciated 6.9 percent from a year ago and were just 1.9 percent below the 2006 peak. Washington state led the nation in home price gains, growing by 12 percent from a year ago. While all price segments saw increases, those homes with a lower price point saw a 10-percent gain in April, almost double that of homes with...

Nearly 6.9 Million US Homes at Risk of Hurricane Storm Surge Damage

Total Reconstruction Cost Value is More Than $1.5 Trillion

Tom Jeffery    |    Natural Hazard Risk

 

It’s no surprise that residential homes in the U.S. located along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are susceptible to damage from storms and hurricanes, and data shows that potential damage from a single hurricane could exceed well beyond a billion dollars. However, the risk of storm surge flooding is not uniform along the coast and certainly not limited to states with a reputation of more...