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Homeowners’ financial protection against natural disasters

Andrew Granato, Richard Rosen, and Alejandro Drexler •
Chicago Fed Letter
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Over the past few years, many people in the U.S. have had to deal with damage to their homes from natural disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey. This article explains the different kinds of financial protection from natural catastrophes that homeowners can access from the private and public sectors. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey dumped over four

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Con-do or con-don’t: what to know about condo investment properties

Corazon Gritar •
Len Penzo dot Com
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There’s no denying the fact that real estate investments, when executed properly, can lead to a number of financial rewards. But while most investors think of single and multi-family homes as being the wisest investments, many people underestimate the viability of condos as a real estate investment property. While there are a number of considerations

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