This month’s Capitol Assets (America’s Real Estate & Mortgage Update) features stories on what’s driving the surge in home renovation and remodeling and what you can expect to recoup on your renovation projects. Of course, having the right contractor to guide you through the remodeling/renovation process is probably the most important step in making sure you get the project completed. Some useful tips are included. With hurricanes come renewed focus on flood insurance. We’ve had quite a few in the past years that have put the national flood insurance program in the hole. Can premium increases be far behind? I think you know the answer! Check out these stories and more in this month’s issue.