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National Flood Insurance Program Call Center Opens for Policyholders and Disaster Survivors Nationwide | FEMA.gov
16 Jun 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) call center pilot program to serve and support policyholders with the servicing of their claims.

Flood insurance claims can be complicated, and policyholders may have questions in the days and weeks following a disaster.


Michael Stuart's insight:

The NFIP call center is reachable at 1-800-621-3362, and will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Specialists will be available to assist policyholders with the servicing of their claims, provide general information regarding their policies, and/or offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.

For those who prefer to put their concerns in writing, a “Request for Support” form is posted at www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program, which can be filled out and emailed to FEMA-NFIP-Support@fema.dhs.gov or faxed to 540-504-2360.

Renters remain confident amid increasing prices and dwindling inventory in major US cities | Inman
07 Jun 2015
Since the rise and fall of the housing market, the mentality of owning a property has shifted. For whatever reason -- whether a lack of confidence in the stability of the housing market, inventory levels or the desire to live a more temporary space -- the population of American renters has surged in recent years.
The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things
05 Jun 2015

Planning a vacation this summer? You've chosen to spend your money in the way that's going to give you the most happiness.

It's been determined way beyond reasonable doubt that experiences are more likely than material goods to lead to happiness.


Michael Stuart's insight:

Come to the Texas coast for a beach experience that you and your family will remember forever!


7 Reasons That Science Says Experiences are better than Diamonds


1: WE SEE THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE-TINTED GLASSES -Experiences are better than material goods because of something psychologists call ‘positive re-interpretation," and what you or I would call "looking through rose-tinted glasses." If you buy a bad material good, like shoes that hurt or trousers that make you look fat, you're stuck with the fact you made a bad choice. Those shoes will always hurt. But with experiences it's not like that. You can make them seem better in your mind. Think Fish Tails


2: WE GET BORED OF STUFF EASILY


3: IT'S HARDER TO COMPARE EXPERIENCES


4: THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF FLOW - Flow is a mental state, first identified by a psychologist called Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, that you get into when you are effortlessly engaged in whatever it is you are doing. This is what athletes mean when they say they're "in the zone." It is what spiritual gurus like Eckhart Tolle mean by "in the present." No matter what you call it, flow is essential for happiness.


5: TO WAIT (FOR AN EXPERIENCE) IS GREAT


6: EXPERIENCES MAKE THE MAN (AND THE WOMAN)


7. WE'RE PEOPLE PEOPLE - You're more likely to be happier, and I'm more likely to listen, when you talk about what you've been up to rather than what you own.

What thrived during the Texas coast recession?
29 Jan 2015

This study is about the lessons learned from two “high-end real estate project developers” that thrived during the worse recession and storms to hit the Texas coast in history. A silver lining from the unfortunate times the region experienced from 2008 to 2012.

At the real estate peak in 2007, over a dozen high-end projects were under way on the Texas coast transforming the skyline and promising better lifestyles. Some of the projects completely failed, most will redeem their value sometime in the future, but only two thrived and are roaring out of the recession.

The report shows how it was a combination of negative factors that took the Texas coast market by storm, while Texas overall had only minor effects from the recession.

Energy Projects Fueling a Prosperous Texas Coast
26 Jun 2011 New pipelines, offshore rigs, port expansions and wind farms bring additional prosperity to the Texas coast
Read the National Association of Realtors report on Second Homes
13 Apr 2011 The share of home buyers purchasing second homes remained steady compared to the year before according to an annual report from the National Association of Realtors
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National Flood Insurance Program Call Center Opens for Policyholders and Disaster Survivors Nationwide | FEMA.gov
16 Jun 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) call center pilot program to serve and support policyholders with the servicing of their claims.

Flood insurance claims can be complicated, and policyholders may have questions in the days and weeks following a disaster.


Michael Stuart's insight:

The NFIP call center is reachable at 1-800-621-3362, and will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Specialists will be available to assist policyholders with the servicing of their claims, provide general information regarding their policies, and/or offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.

For those who prefer to put their concerns in writing, a “Request for Support” form is posted at www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program, which can be filled out and emailed to FEMA-NFIP-Support@fema.dhs.gov or faxed to 540-504-2360.

Renters remain confident amid increasing prices and dwindling inventory in major US cities | Inman
07 Jun 2015
Since the rise and fall of the housing market, the mentality of owning a property has shifted. For whatever reason -- whether a lack of confidence in the stability of the housing market, inventory levels or the desire to live a more temporary space -- the population of American renters has surged in recent years.
The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things
05 Jun 2015

Planning a vacation this summer? You've chosen to spend your money in the way that's going to give you the most happiness.

It's been determined way beyond reasonable doubt that experiences are more likely than material goods to lead to happiness.


Michael Stuart's insight:

Come to the Texas coast for a beach experience that you and your family will remember forever!


7 Reasons That Science Says Experiences are better than Diamonds


1: WE SEE THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE-TINTED GLASSES -Experiences are better than material goods because of something psychologists call ‘positive re-interpretation," and what you or I would call "looking through rose-tinted glasses." If you buy a bad material good, like shoes that hurt or trousers that make you look fat, you're stuck with the fact you made a bad choice. Those shoes will always hurt. But with experiences it's not like that. You can make them seem better in your mind. Think Fish Tails


2: WE GET BORED OF STUFF EASILY


3: IT'S HARDER TO COMPARE EXPERIENCES


4: THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF FLOW - Flow is a mental state, first identified by a psychologist called Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, that you get into when you are effortlessly engaged in whatever it is you are doing. This is what athletes mean when they say they're "in the zone." It is what spiritual gurus like Eckhart Tolle mean by "in the present." No matter what you call it, flow is essential for happiness.


5: TO WAIT (FOR AN EXPERIENCE) IS GREAT


6: EXPERIENCES MAKE THE MAN (AND THE WOMAN)


7. WE'RE PEOPLE PEOPLE - You're more likely to be happier, and I'm more likely to listen, when you talk about what you've been up to rather than what you own.

What thrived during the Texas coast recession?
29 Jan 2015

This study is about the lessons learned from two “high-end real estate project developers” that thrived during the worse recession and storms to hit the Texas coast in history. A silver lining from the unfortunate times the region experienced from 2008 to 2012.

At the real estate peak in 2007, over a dozen high-end projects were under way on the Texas coast transforming the skyline and promising better lifestyles. Some of the projects completely failed, most will redeem their value sometime in the future, but only two thrived and are roaring out of the recession.

The report shows how it was a combination of negative factors that took the Texas coast market by storm, while Texas overall had only minor effects from the recession.

Energy Projects Fueling a Prosperous Texas Coast
26 Jun 2011 New pipelines, offshore rigs, port expansions and wind farms bring additional prosperity to the Texas coast
Read the National Association of Realtors report on Second Homes
13 Apr 2011 The share of home buyers purchasing second homes remained steady compared to the year before according to an annual report from the National Association of Realtors
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Physical Address: 2840 Hwy 87

Mailing Address: Po Box 1158

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Phone 409-684-3345

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Anne Willis Broker


Your Crystal Beach Bolivar Peninsula - Beach Property Expert - a member of the TexasGulfCoastOnline network

Swedes Real Estate Logo

Swede's Real Estate
Physical Address: 2840 Hwy 87

Mailing Address: Po Box 1158

Crystal Beach, TX 77650

Phone 409-684-3345

Sitemap

Anne Willis Broker


Your Crystal Beach Bolivar Peninsula - Beach Property Expert - a member of the TexasGulfCoastOnline network