The storm is over, the fires are out, but anyone who has survived a natural disaster, and that is more of us every year, knows that the problems are just beginning.  A new report by CoreLogic looks at how a demand surge sparked by rebuilding efforts may or may not affect the recovery in a disaster's aftermath. By demand surge they are referring to a sudden increase in the costs of materials, labor, or other services which can ultimately increase reconstruction costs and in some cases, limit the ability of property owners to recover in a timely matter. This is particularly true where the victims are underinsured or not insured at all.

 

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