Climate change likely to flood these homes in about 30 years

Rising seas are threatening thousands of homes but the building in these flood-prone areas still continues, according to a new study from Zillow and Climate Central. As many as 400,000 homes are at risk of regular flooding by 2050, the study says.

These are the trends that will dominate real estate in 2019

Tremendous opportunities lie ahead for real estate professionals — but also risks, slowdowns and potentially difficult transitions.

NAR joins fight to extend the National Flood Insurance Program

The National Association of Realtors announced Friday that it’s joined 21 of the nation’s largest trade associations in a campaign urging Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before a July 31 deadline.

Where are the best-run (and worst-run) cities in America?

Not only does Idaho have the best potatoes, it has some of the nation’s best-run cities, too. WalletHub’s latest study named Nampa the most efficient city.

Climate change is here, and it’s already impacting property values: Harvard study

The study provides a fact-based grounding for the concept of “climate gentrification,” a phenomenon in which a region experiencing climate change will see property values soften.

Coastal home prices headed for huge drop as flooding intensifies: report

The properties at risk in the next 30 years represent roughly 550,000 people that contribute $1.5 billion to today’s property tax base.

FEMA underestimates flooding risk to millions of Americans: study

Property at risk of flooding is more than double current FEMA estimates and nearly 41 million Americans — three times the current projections — could be exposed to a major flood, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol, the N…

The coastal mortgage time bomb

“It’s this slow moving disaster,” says Cynthia McHale, director of insurance at Ceres, “No want wants to be left holding the bag.” …

SoCal’s biggest wildfire still rages out of control

It’s been over a week now since wildfires broke out in Southern California, threatening homes and forcing thousands to evacuate their cities across the region to seek safety …

SoCal real estate community reeling from rare December wildfire

Some 27,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in SoCal’s Ventura county with 150 structures destroyed, so far… …