Americans are more aware than ever of the effects climate change and natural disasters can have on their homes. According to a report from realtor.com, “More than 3 in 4 recent buyers, 78%, took [natural disasters] into account when choosing the locations of their homes, . . .” The study also found that many existing homeowners (34%) have already considered selling their house and moving to a new location because of the changing climate.
As a homeowner, it’s impossible to control what types of weather events your home is exposed to. As Maiclaire Bolton Smith, Senior Leader of Research and Content Strategy for CoreLogic, says, “You can’t necessarily remove the location from around you, but there are things you can do to mitigate damage that can happen.” The first step is understanding how to navigate your... #realestate #homeownership #homebuying #realestategoals Welcome HŌM