TDI Ready to Assist Consumers with Hail Damage

AUSTIN, TX - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Consumers who suffered damage to their homes or vehicles in the recent severe weather across Central Texas should contact their insurance company or agent to file a claim as soon as possible.

Insurance Department Urges Homeowners to Consider Flood Insurance

AUSTIN, TX - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Floods are consistently one of the most common, costly and deadly natural disaster Americans face each year - 90 percent of all natural disasters in the nation involve flooding and Texas residents cannot afford to ignore this threat. Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 16-20), is a perfect time to consider local flood risks and learn important information about steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.

Residents Repairing Storm Damage May Need to Have a Windstorm Inspection Done

AUSTIN, TX - October 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is reminding all homeowners along the Gulf Coast that...

HURRICANE PREPARATION: Insurance Tips from the Texas Dept. of Insurance

AUSTIN, TX - August 31, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — With Tropical Storm Gustav threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast, it's time for residents and homeowners to...

New State Website Helps Consumers Shop for Homeowners, Auto Insurance

AUSTIN, TX - August 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and the Office of Public Insurance Counsel (OPIC) have developed a...

Texas Reaches Agreement with Allstate Regarding Homeowners Insurance Reductions and Refunds

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and the Office of Public Insurance Counsel (OPIC) announced an agreement with Allstate Texas Lloyd's ("Allstate")...

Insurance Commissioner Approves Rate Increase for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Part of Long Term Plan to Build Up Catastrophe Fund AUSTIN, TX - November 16, 2007 - The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) granted a portion of rate...

Stewart Title Guaranty Co. sponsors study assisting Native Americans to improve homeownership

HOUSTON (Aug. 28, 2007) – Stewart Title Guaranty Co. is sponsoring the Tribal Land Title and Recordation Office Study, a research partnership between First...


Texas condominium sales up, townhome sales down during first half of...

Condominium sales in Texas’s major metro areas increased and townhome sales fell in the first half of 2016, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium sales in Texas’ four largest markets have seen increasing demand over townhomes and single-family homes among young professionals and retirees. This is the first time in the report’s history that condo and townhome statistics have been reported separately.


Olson Applauds House Action to Revitalize Brownfield Sites

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today acted to help redevelop abandoned or contaminated properties and encourage economic development by voting for H.R. 3017, the Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act. Brownfields are abandoned, closed or under-utilized industrial or commercial properties that may be contaminated because of their prior use. However, these sites often have great potential for redevelopment, if they are cleaned up properly. This bill reauthorizes the EPA Brownfields Program in order to help states and localities get the tools and guidance they need to clean up and redevelop brownfields.