I’ve written about climate change and real estate markets quite a lot. I know the real estate side of this world very well. I tangentially know the homeowners insurance world, and read a lot about it. So I asked an old friend and insurance agent, David Jenkins with State Farm for his insight.
We’ve been thinking and talking about the real estate lawsuits for years. The first of many have now concluded, and real estate commissions are changing. How? We don’t yet know. Ramifications? Still unknown.
I’d argue that the answer to the question – “Are people moving to Charlottesville due to climate change?” is — I think it’s a factor that more and more of my buyer clients are articulating as a contributing factor when considering where to move.
While I am bringing this neat house on the market soon, this post is not about that. This post is about taking a minute to be in whatever nature you can find. I was meeting someone at the house, and for a few minutes, I simply stood barefoot in the yard. It felt good. Sometimes, only a minute or two is what you can get; best to take advantage while we can.