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An Economist’s Perspective on Harvey

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma and Jose, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft discusses the implications of natural disasters on the housing market.

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Property Loss: Harvey vs. Katrina

The housing industry has begun to project the extent of home destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, but how do the damage assessments compare to that of Hurricane Katrina?

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Hurricane Harvey: Following the Flood

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It has been three days since Hurricane Harvey made landfall off the coast of Texas, and shows little sign of letting up anytime soon. Houston, in particular, was especially ravaged by the deluge, which received 25 inches of rain in two days. But many properties with federally-insured mortgages sit outside Special Flood Hazard Areas, and aren’t required to have flood insurance . . .

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HARVEY: Texas Governor Responds to Ongoing Devastation

 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expanded his state disaster declaration to include 20 additional Texas counties in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, effective August 26. To view Governor Abbott’s updated proclamation, click here. "The addition of these ...

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