In recent years, there’s been widespread real estate anxiety as the cost of living in cities across the United States has steadily increased. In fact, in 2018, there was a 2.8% increase in the cost of living, the highest jump we’ve seen since 2011. While the cost of living is calculated by a wide variety of variables, it heavily relies on housing costs, and the price of houses has been rising almost universally in the United States up to this point.
1. Use a Checklist Most apartments and vacation rentals will supply you with a move in/move out checklist. This is often the same checklist managers use when inspecting a unit post move out. Walk through your new home before moving furniture in and look for any damage to the interior and exterior.
The intense heat of late summer is a good reminder of what lurks ahead… storm season. While hurricane season officially runs June 1 to November 30, the peak season is from mid-August to late October. Each year the number and severity of storms vary; however, storms spawning from daily thermal heating and tropical disturbances, if not hurricanes, are certain.
The work of a property adjuster is challenging. Claims vary in their severity and complexity and can wear down a property adjuster, especially new adjusters learning the trade. In order to provide first-class customer service, property adjusters must know the tools available to assist property owners throughout a claim.
While only a small percentage of homeowners may experience a loss in a given year, property loss is unforgettable. The purpose of property insurance is to minimize the financial damage caused during a property loss.
Following Hurricane Michael little remained in Mexico Beach Florida. Destruction was the only obvious landscape feature surrounding this beautiful beach community. In surveying photos of the damaged community, however, one thing sticks out.