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What the Hail is Going on This Spring?

Host Maiclaire Bolton Smith talks to meteorologist Curtis McDonald about the challenges for insurers in accurately identifying and tracking spring hailstorms to understand the full impact of the damage that they can inflict.

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A Flood of Change Comes with FEMA’s Risk Rating 2.0

In April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be updating its flood insurance risk grading systems after decades of using the same system to understand the flood risk for properties in and around flood zones. In this episode, host Maiclaire Bolton Smith sits down with Scott Giberson, principle of flood compliance at CoreLogic, to discuss the implications of this migration to Risk Rating 2.0.

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Potential Risks of Price Declines in the Real Estate Market

Although home price gains are expected to slow in 2022 and average a little less than 10% growth for the year, the recent rapid acceleration in prices has led to overvaluations in some markets, therefore pushing up the risk of price decline in the year ahead.