6 Questions Every Homeowner Should Ask When Planning High-End Residential Construction – Construction & Planning

Despite rising inflation, rising material and construction costs, supply chain delays and general market uncertainty, the high-end residential construction market continues to experience record growth. According to recent statistics, the value of new private home construction projects in the United States is at a record high ($776 billion in 2021). Although we have written extensively … Read more

Perfect storm: Insurers battle deluge of 500,000 catastrophic claims – Analysis – Insurance News

A series of hurdles have constrained insurers as they battle half a million claims from a series of some of the worst catastrophes ever experienced in Australia. Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) tells insuranceNEWS.com.au, the industry has been hit by 379,368 claims resulting in losses of $5.84 billion from the combined total of three declared … Read more

Insurance Commissioner: Knowing your coverage is vital – American Press

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon speaks during the American Press insurance claims town hall on July 29, 2021, at the Eastwood United Pentecostal Church. (Rick Hickman/American Press) By Emily Burleigh As hurricane season progresses, Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon urges local homeowners to prepare for hurricane season by conducting an insurance review. “Know what your … Read more

The uphill battle for labor equality in Europe 2022 – POLITICO

Equality has a business case for it. Employers who treat their people equally attract and retain a talented and skilled workforce, and increase productivity and innovation. Inequality is bad for economic growth, says the OECD, and they should know it. However, creating equal working conditions and equal treatment for workers is an uphill battle, even … Read more

Insurance Research Market 2022: Estimated CAGR Analysis, Technological Development Overview, Growth Trends, and Competitive Research to 2027

the Insurance Market Research The report makes available current and future technical and financial details of the industry. It is one of the most comprehensive and important additions to Prudent Markets’ archive of market research studies. It offers detailed research and analysis of key aspects of the global Insurance Investigations market. This report explores all … Read more

The Clear Group buys a “royal prize” London-based broker to “gain greater critical mass” and “influence”

EXCLUSIVE: Independent broker business The Clear Group has bought the “royal prize” of London-based broker Centor Insurance and Risk Management in its second largest acquisition to date, subject to regulatory approval. Howard Lickens, chief executive of The Clear Group, who described Centor as a “high quality” and “respected” chartered broker he has known for years, … Read more

Months after devastating Lismore floods, 1,300 people are still unable to return to their homes

Three months after the devastating Lismore flood in late February, 1,300 people remain in emergency accommodation and less than 20 per cent of businesses are back in business. Losing their home in the flood forced Nathan Rose, his partner Tina Ashcroft, who was heavily pregnant, and their seven children to camp in tents on a … Read more

Home insurance market size and forecast

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Reports published the latest competent intelligence market research report on the home insurance market. The report aims to provide a comprehensive and accurate analysis of the home insurance market, taking into account market forecast, competitive intelligence, technical risks, innovations, and others. relevant data. Its meticulously prepared market intelligence … Read more

Florida’s modest step in homeowners insurance

This article represents the opinion of the Editorial Board of the Tampa Bay Times. Florida lawmakers set modest goals for this week’s special session on homeowners insurance, and that’s exactly what they accomplished. The handful of reforms are not likely to make a dent in the rapid rate increases, at least in the short term. … Read more

Housing Rhythm: Home Sales Drop, Homeowners Insurance Spikes, Builder Confidence Tanks

The US housing market showed unmistakable signs of stagnation this week. Despite a decline in mortgage rates, mortgage applications and home sales were down, while the cost of homeowners insurance rose in most parts of the country. On the Mortgage Front: Freddie Mac FMCC reported that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.1% as of May … Read more