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Is Dallas a Disaster Area? New Trulia Tool Helps Buyers Avoid Floods, Hurricanes, and Tornadoes, Oh My!

By Joanna England / August 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

I love what Trulia manages to do with a little data. This company is consistently making the best tools that break down statistical information, helping homebuyers decide which areas best suit their needs.

Their newest tool, the Natural Hazards heatmaps, are perfect for seismophobics, potamophobics, brontophobics, and pretty much any other weather-related phobia you can think of. With data from the USGS, FEMA, NOAA, and the Forest Service, Trulia has created color-coded models showing which areas pose the greatest risk for these natural disasters.

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