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  • Telling the Story

    Social infrastructure—which includes public buildings such as schools, courts, libraries, affordable housing, and community centers— reflects our compassion, creativity, and sense of equity and justice. In the near term, the social infrastructure we create fulfills presentday needs by providing places to learn, heal, live, work, and relax. In the long term, the social infrastructure we

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  • 2018 WAS A VERY BAD YEAR FOR NATURAL CATASTROPHES

    CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), Irvine, today released its annual Natural Hazard Report, which addresses the recent wildfires in California and severe rainfall- and hurricane-induced flooding throughout the nation as the leading catastrophes in 2018. Much like 2017, last year was an above-average year for hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and severe winds. The annual report analyzes hazard activity in the U.S. including

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  • SURVEY: RESILIENCE TRUMPS INSURANCE IN DEALING WITH NATURAL DISASTER

    Epic Midwestern flooding is likely to continue and worsen, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is according to the Q1 2019 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Survey. The quarterly survey, sponsored by Zillow and conducted by Pulsenomics LLC, asked more than 100 real estate economists and experts for their predictions about the U.S. housing

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  • Spring Floods: More to Come, Says NOAA

    Epic Midwestern flooding is likely to continue and worsen, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Nearly two-thirds of the Lower 48 states face an elevated risk for flooding through May, with the potential for major or moderate flooding in 25 states, according to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued today,” the agency reported

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  • Navy Is The New Black In Kitchens And Bathrooms, Design Pros Say

    Every year, paint companies and design industry experts come up with their annual color choices for our homes. Color authority Pantone chose Ultra Violet (Pantone 18-3838) as its 2018 color. Sherwin-Williams named blue-green Oceanside (SW 6496) and Benjamin Moore went another direction altogether with its spicy red Caliente (AF-290).  You may paint your walls in one of those colors, or choose

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  • 6 Trends for Kitchen and Bath Spaces

    Aside from equipment breakdowns, few phrases are more likely to provoke a kitchen or bath remodel than the phrase “this looks dated.” Styles and tastes evolve constantly. So, to help keep you up to date, here are six trends to consider incorporating when your clients say they want a fresh look. Blue Cabinets Color blocking—pairing

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