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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 …

2019 Natural Hazard Report Highlights Long Tail of Financial Recovery

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Preparing for a catastrophe is a science. This science involves models built from data and analytics that can capture the worst-case scenario for businesses and homeowners. Knowing exactly what the …

2018 California Wildfires – An Actuarial Review

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. 2018 was another catastrophic year for wildfires across the United States. Nearly 9 million acres burned, and many lives, homes and businesses were lost. California alone had over 1.8 million …

Factors that Contribute to Prolonged Recovery after California Wildfires

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. As strong winds further exasperate the prime weather conditions for wildfires in California, efforts to save lives and property are a foremost priority of emergency responders and state officials. To …

Kincade, Tick and Getty Fires Currently Threaten Nearly 1,000 Homes with a Reconstruction Cost Value of $535M

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. As of October 29, there were at least 18 fires burning in California, ranging in size from a few acres to more than 74,000 acres as in the case of …

Ridgecrest Earthquakes Shake Up Californians, but How Bad Could it Be?

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Earthquake risk in California is no secret. For years scientists have been warning the state is overdue for a large damaging event. Nearly 30 years ago, the 1989 Loma Prieta …

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