Storm damage in Marshfield, MA

NFIP Set to Expire in Three Weeks Unless Congress Acts

This week’s forecast calls for another nor’easter to follow the one that combined with astronomical high tides to flood the much of East Coast last week. Affected property owners probably hope the magnitude and frequency of those storms would serve as a call-to-action for Congress to reform the beleaguered National Flood Insurance Program.

Hurricane Irma Losses Could Exceed $65 Billion

Preliminary loss estimates for Hurricane Irma is estimated to be between $42.5 billion and $65 billion (excluding uninsured commercial losses), according to a report released today from CoreLogic, a global property information company.