Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Home Values Still Somewhat a Question Mark

By Bethany Erickson / August 31, 2017 / 6 Comments
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As the floodwaters recede and Hurricane Harvey survivors assess the damage to their homes, the inevitable question arises: What will this do to the housing market in the Houston area? With a flood of this magnitude, it’s hard to predict, experts say. History tells us that it can take a lot longer for housing stock […]

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Dallas ISD Set to Welcome Youngest Harvey Evacuees: How You Can Help

By Bethany Erickson / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Our readers are generous. I know this first hand because just last week, we asked you to come to the aid of our Dallas ISD teachers and students by funding their DonorsChoose campaigns. And in less than a week, we have raised $12,636 in donations and fully funded 32 campaigns. You are all truly amazing. […]

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Republic Title Hosts Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fundraiser

By Joanna England / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

This is why we love the Dallas real estate community! Stop by any of the Republic Title offices on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 9 to 11 a.m. to enjoy donuts and coffee while you make a donation to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and the Texas Gulf […]

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Airbnb’s Promotional Campaign Not in the Best of Taste

By Candy Evans / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The city’s fourth largest city is being pummeled by one of the most destructive storms in American history. 30% of Harris County is flooded. It appears that Houstonians in a single family house need a boat as much as they do an auto to navigate. And worse of all, at least five people have now […]

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New Insurance Law Will Get First Stress Test With Hurricane Harvey Claims

By Bethany Erickson / August 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

As the rest of the state watched helplessly as first Hurricane Harvey’s winds, then water, wreaked havoc on the coast of Texas and Houston, something else began circulating — a warning about a change to state law regarding weather-related claims on homeowners insurance. House Bill 1744 was signed into law May 27 by Gov. Greg […]

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