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Understanding Volcano Risks to Homes

After Mt. Kilauea in Hawaii erupted on May 17, 2018, a study looked at what risk the May eruption posed to homes and businesses in its path. See how smart insurance decisions and understanding risks can save homes.

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Hurricane Maria Caused Nearly 3,000 Fatalities, New Study Reveals

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Nearly a year ago, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico, destroying thousands of homes resulting in more than $90 billion. A report released today has now found that the fatalities far exceeded the official number of 62, reported previously. Click through to learn more about the effects of this deadly storm that are still impacting the day-to-day lives of Puerto Rico’s residents.

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How Short-Term Rentals Impact Home Inventory

A recent WalletHub study found that Hawaii was the state with the lowest effective tax rate at 0.27 percent, but that isn’t helping when it comes to maintaining an affordable housing stock in the Aloha State. Most of the country ...

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Hawaii Dominates ‘Top 20 Best Beach Town Markets’

In a recent ranking of the best beach town's by RealtyTrac, Hawaii held a slim majority over California and Florida with 11 of the top 20 beach markets in the nation. The company based its selections on four criteria: average temperature, percentage of sunny days, percentage of days with good air quality, and crime rates.

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