National Flood Insurance Program Archive

1,300 Sales a Day to Stall if Flood Insurance Stops

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Flood insurance is commonly thought of as a coastal issue but flood plains are located throughout the country and in fact, in some Midwestern states, almost 10 percent of homes are in...
August 11, 2011

You Did It: Tax Credit, Flood Insurance Extension

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Almost 85,000 of you sent letters to your members of Congress over the last month or so to get them to do what by any measure is the right thing to do:...
July 1, 2010

Stopping the Oil Gusher, Starting the Jobs Gusher

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Home sales are doing pretty well right now, with sales at an annual pace of almost 5.7 million units, but the question on everyone’s minds is, what happens now that April 30...
June 23, 2010