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.

Hawaii real estate community rallies around victims of disastrous flooding

After heavy rainfall from a storm of close to 28 inches on the island of Kauai, the North Shore community there was bowing under pressure to cope with mudslides, road closures and flooding. The deluge damaged dozens of homes in Hanalei, Wainiha, Haena …

Homes at risk of wildfires total $1.5 trillion in value: Redfin

2017 was a record-breaking year for wildfires, with 9.8 million acres of land being destroyed over just a few months. Although California was hardest hit, other desert and plains states such as Texas and Nevada are at great risk as well, as evidenced by Redfin’s latest estimate that 7.7 percent ($1.5 trillion) of U.S. housing value is at risk of being destroyed by wildfires this year …