California fires: Residents and Realtors flee blaze

By Friday evening, the Woolsey fire had burned more than 35,000 acres. Much of the charred area lies in upscale communities such as Calabasas and Malibu, which are nestled against the Santa Monica mountains at the north end of Los Angeles County, in So…

As California fires rage, Realtors fear the worst

A fast-moving wildfire is raging through Butte County, California, in the Sierra Nevada foothills, north of Sacremento and just east of Chico. One Realtor on the ground told Inman the blaze is “worse than you can imagine.”

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Realtors are bracing for impact

The Category 4 storm prompted a mandatory evacuation order for Hatteras Island, where Realtor Suzie Scholten lives, beginning at noon on Monday, and the order will extend to the rest of Dare County at 7 a.m. Tuesday, but whether Scholten leaves will de…

What your buyers need to know about natural disaster insurance

As Americans begin to rebuild from natural disaster, one thing has become clear: most homeowners didn’t have the proper insurance.

NJ brokerage sign found on French beach 6 years after Hurricane Sandy

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, a Diane Turton, Realtors listing sign washed up on a beach in Bordeaux, France. The man who found it, Hannes Frank, sent two pictures to the brokerage.

Hawaii Realtor seeks solutions as volcano destruction continues

Kilauea, the active volcano that began erupting on Hawaii’s big island four weeks ago, is still carving its path of destruction through homes and other structures. Ten more homes were lost over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing the total to 92 structures destroyed by burning lava so far, according to local newspaper the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser.” 

Hawaii Realtor seeks solutions as volcano destruction continues

Kilauea, the active volcano that began erupting on Hawaii’s big island four weeks ago, is still carving its path of destruction through are homes and other structures. Ten more homes were lost over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing the total to 92 structures destroyed by burning lava so far, according to local newspaper the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser.” 

Hawaii’s continued volcanic activity upends real estate market

As authorities reported a 19th volcanic fissure on Hawaii Island Monday, some homeowners are rethinking their future on the island.

Hawaii’s real estate community responds to volcano’s path of destruction

HIR swung into action on Friday, issuing advice on the insurance moratorium and helping agents and their clients with resources for emergency pet shelters. Today, the group is reaching out to members who live in the area and down slope to see what hous…

Hawaii volcano eruption sends local brokers scrambling to help residents

Julie Hugo, broker-in-charge at Clark Realty Corporation’s Keauhou office, told Inman she had been on the phone texting agents and clients since around 5 a.m.