FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

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13 riskiest cities for natural disasters

April showers bring May flowers

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Before you can fully enjoy the sunshine of summer, you have to get through the April showers, in addition to any other natural disaster that might come through your neck of the woods.

The weather is a common variable that plays into the success of housing, with this year being no exception.

“During the winter and early spring unusually cold temperatures and frequent, powerful snow and rain storms in various markets and even regions (particularly the Midwest) deterred potential homebuyers and delayed construction activities,” Fitch Ratings said.  

Back in January, HousingWire published a list of the top 10 cities to avoid natural disasters, but if you are not fortunate enough to live in one of those weather havens, you still might be well off…unless you live in one of these cities.

RealtyTrac and HousingWire complied a list of the 13 riskiest cities for natural disasters:

(All 13 cities rank evenly and wield the highest 1.8 disaster rating)


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