Most articles on “Is Earthquake Insurance Worth It?” reach a non-committal conclusion like, “If you have stuff you want to protect, you should seriously consider insurance.” Here’s a perspective that offers actionable recommendations.
So far in this series, we’ve covered proximity to fault lines in part one and liquefaction and landslides in part two. Another area to look into before buying a house in earthquake country is proximity to dams. Their watersheds cover vast areas, causing massive flooding downstream if the dam fails during an earthquake.
When buying a house, you’ll want to know how future earthquakes might affect you, and which of the natural hazard disclosures to read closely. This is part two of a three-part series looking at what to consider when buying a house in earthquake country.
When there’s a house you’re serious about, you’ll receive a substantial disclosure packet. In part one of this series, we looked at the earthquake fault zone disclosure. Here, we’ll explore the seismic hazard zone disclosure, which examines the risk of liquefaction and landslides for a property.
Oakland, CA, March 15, 2019 for immediate release
Jumpstart is delighted to announce that Sally Sproat has joined the team in a senior executive role. Sally will lead Jumpstart’s Business Development, to accelerate distribution of Jumpstart’s product through organizations and employers.
As a renter, little things can make a big difference when preparing for the next earthquake. Even if you don’t own your home, you can still take proactive measures to earthquake-proof your residence. Here are five steps toward earthquake preparedness for renters.