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October 20, 2021

Reconstruction costs rise slowly as lumber shows increasing volatility

The latest 360Value® Reconstruction Cost Analysis shows that lumber price volatility is slowing the overall pace of growth.

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October 13, 2021

Verisk 2021 wildfire risk analysis provides updated data on rising threat

Fully understanding the peril of wildfire and the primary risk factors involved is crucial to accurate property underwriting. FireLine® Risk Reports can help keep you…

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October 5, 2021

Unprecedented behavior: Wildfires have jumped the Sierra Nevada

The Caldor Fire in California and Nevada is the second known instance—both occurring in 2021—of a wildfire crossing the Sierra Nevada.

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August 30, 2021

Current cost estimates key to manage lumber’s ‘demand surge’

Property insurance underwriters relying on up-to-date cost data to cope with higher reconstruction estimates amid lumber's price volatility.

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August 24, 2021

How can home and motor insurers adapt to looming FCA reforms?

The upcoming reforms have caused many insurers to re-evaluate their approaches to pricing home and motor policies.

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August 2, 2021

Wildfire season turns explosive with Bootleg, Dixie fires

Massive wildfires continued to burn in Oregon and California, feeding on fuels dried by prolonged drought and weather conditions that promoted their spread

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August 2, 2021

The big build: How a rise in renovations may affect property insurance

People spending more time at home seemed to ultimately help many insurers, as loss frequency declined in 2020 year over year across several categories.

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July 29, 2021

Finding local replacement cost estimates is usually no laughing matter

The comic strip is part of our new Laugh Ratios series, highlighting Verisk’s 360Value solutions, which provide reliable replacement cost estimates.

360value Reconstrucion Costs
July 22, 2021

Reconstruction costs rise sharply, boosted by historic surge in lumber prices

Total reconstruction costs rose 16.7% in the second quarter of 2021, with lumber up 162.7%

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July 12, 2021

Seeking new paths to cost efficiency in underwriting reports

Underwriting expenses can force auto and property insurers to choose between high costs that drain profitability and incomplete risk data.

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June 24, 2021

Stronger underwriting-claims link is boon to residential property insurance

Verisk is giving insurers a new way to discover if their replacement cost estimates need updating.

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June 22, 2021

Virtual inspections give insurers a leg up, down on the farm

From quote to renewal, a virtual inspections are a good option for insurers to account for risks while promoting safety and maintaining the workflow of a farm.

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May 7, 2021

How the hail hazard is affecting property insurance

Confronting hail risk means having an informed strategy and effective tools backed by advanced technology and analytics.

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April 27, 2021

Building activity drives rise in reconstruction costs, with lumber leading the way

Total U.S. reconstruction costs continued to rise in Q2 2021, according to Verisk, with lumber costs soaring a historic 84.71%.

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April 26, 2021

Five emerging risk trends facing homeowners (and how we're addressing them)

Learn how a major update to the ISO Homeowners insurance program will address cannabis, drones, virtual currencies, and other new risks.