The recent hurricane caused billions of dollars in damage and left countless without homes. Following events like this, insurance claims become incredibly important, and mitigating damages can be crucial to each claim. Those with applicable insurance may feel more at ease knowing they are … [Read more...] about The What, Why & How of Mitigating Damages from the Recent Hurricane
As has been widely reported, the federal government’s major disaster declaration in response to Hurricane Harvey brought with it a number of federal aid programs related to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA programs are not the only option for aid, however. Another option is the … [Read more...] about My Home or Business Flooded. What Type of Loans Are Available for Repairs?
On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and much of Southeast Texas. Early estimates suggest that as many as 200,000 homes sustained water damage as a result of the storm. Days later – at about 2 a.m. on August 28, several thousand homes were flooded by intentional releases of the … [Read more...] about Inverse Condemnation & Takings for Hurricane Harvey: Who is Responsible for Condemnation of My Property?
Hurricane victims are often forced out of their homes, leaving families to live in hotel rooms or rental homes until it is safe to return. If the damage from Hurricane Harvey (or another natural disaster) has made your home uninhabitable, forcing you to see temporary living accommodations, … [Read more...] about Hurricane Damage Claims & Recoveries: The Importance of Documenting Living Expenses Incurred Following a Hurricane
When a devastating storm like Hurricane Harvey strikes, shelter and safety are the immediate concern. After these urgent needs are dealt with, many will wonder how the storm damage effects prospective agreements, such as a contract to purchase a home or a residential lease. Filing a Hurricane … [Read more...] about The House I Was Under Contract to Buy Flooded in Harvey. Now What?
As FEMA, the Red Cross and even private citizen volunteers have demonstrated, there are immense resources available to those trying to rebuild their lives after Hurricane Harvey. If you are a survivor of Hurricane Harvey, being aware of the resources and assistance available to you is important … [Read more...] about Helpful Information in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey