Articles by Saumi Shokraee, Professional, Research and Content Strategy at CoreLogic

Saumi joined CoreLogic at the start of 2020 and is primarily focused on researching, analyzing, and communicating trends in natural catastrophe and construction as they relate to the real estate and insurance industries. Saumi holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Modernizing the Housing Economy: A 20/20 View of 2020

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. In the blink of an eye, COVID-19 reshaped our world. As the critical functions of the real estate, lending, and insurance economies began to adapt to the new circumstances of …

2020: A Year of Natural Hazard in Review

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic What happened in 2020? 2020, without a doubt, has been a shock for everyone. Despite dealing with the ramifications of a global pandemic, the nation was hit with one natural …

Using Building Codes and Property Characteristics to Keep up With 2020 Hurricane Season

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is occupying most of our attention at the moment, hurricane season has begun and natural catastrophes never take a holiday. Forecasts for 2020 have projected higher …

Critical Values in a Property’s Lifecycle

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Accurate valuation is critical to the primary functions of the real estate economy. From the listing of a property all the way through acquiring insurance, there are 3 critical moments …

Six Things to Know About the Recent Impasse Between Regulators and Insurers in the Aftermath of California’s Devastating Wildfires

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. California’s 2017 and 2018 catastrophic wildfire events hit state insurers historically hard, with record-breaking losses of over $25 billion.1 2 Three years later, state regulators, utility companies, and insurers are …