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October 31, 2012

Originations: Mortgage & Insurance Help Post Hurricane Sandy

October 31, 2012

Originations: Mortgage & Insurance Help Post Hurricane Sandy

Today’s Originations linkfest focuses on mortgage and housing impacts of Hurricane Sandy. Very important background and updates for consumers in these links. WSJ’s Alan Zibel has been doing great work on this topic so the first four links are from him (with two co-authors). Follow Alan and the rest of the authors on twitter using links at bottom.

And if you have other good links to help homeowners, please share in comments below.

HELP/ADVICE FOR HOMEOWNERS
– Storm May Prompt Mortgage Relief (Alan Zibel, WSJ)

– Insurers Won’t Pick Up Whole Sandy Tab (Alan Zibel & Erik Holm, WSJ)

– How Flood Insurance Works (Alan Zibel & Leslie Scism, WSJ)

– Sandy May Lead to Push for (More) Flood Insurance Changes (Alan Zibel, WSJ)

– How Will Hurricane Sandy Affect Your Homeowners Insurance? (Tim Manni, HSH)

– How Homeowners Can Speed Storm Damage Insurance Claims (Charles Passy, Marketwatch)

– Freddie Mac Announces Help For Borrowers Hit By Sandy (MortgageNewsDaily)

– Banks, Regulators Step Up Mortgage Relief In Sandy’s Wake (Shanthi Bharatwaj, TheStreet)

– CFPB Advice To Homeowners To Avoid Scams Post-Sandy (MortgageNewsDaily)

HOUSING IMPACT OF STORM
– Real Estate Recovery Challenged By Hurricane Sandy (Heather Perlberg, Bloomberg)

– Homebuilders: Storm Is Temporary Disruption (Robbie Whelan, WSJ)
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@AlanZibel @HeatherPerlberg @Tim_Manni @RWhelanWSJ @ErikHolm @mortgagenewsmnd @CharlesPassy @JohnGittelsohn @shavenk