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Flood Insurance Coverage – What Is It?

Water can do thousands of dollars in damage. Flood insurance can help you prevent such dire financial losses. Knowing what your policy covers can help you prepare in the face of a loss. Just like most other insurance policies, it doesn’t cover everything. Knowing what it does and does not cover can help you in […]

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How to Avoid Financial Losses from Flooding

Every year, flooding causes millions of dollars in property damage across the United States. Too many shoulder these financial burdens on their own because they don’t have a flood insurance policy. Most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage. [sc_content_link label=”Get today’s insurance rates.” cat=”home”] The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges all Americans to […]

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‘Harvey’ Shows Why Flood Insurance Is a Vital Homeowner’s Insurance

It’s a fact that standard homeowners insurance does not cover flood. And Hurricane Harvey along with the more recent Hurricane Irma, only confirmed the importance of having a flood insurance to cover the costs of repairing homes after the storm. [sc_content_link label=”Get in touch with an insurer.” cat=”home”] Homeowners and Flood Insurance Homeowners insurance and […]

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Video: Flood Insurance PSA

We know! We talked about flood insurance last week, but it’s an important issue, especially with the likelihood of El Nino forming within the next few months and the potential for California and much of the southwest to end up drenched as a result. This FEMA PSA about flood insurance is from 2009, but it’s […]

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New Map Means More Fargo Property Owners Might Need Flood Insurance

While Texas and many of the states in the southern half of the Great Plains and in the South itself are still suffering under extreme drought conditions, even after last week’s rain, several thousand property owners in Fargo, North Dakota are learning that they may at risk of floods, and might require federal flood insurance, […]

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Half of Arkansas Under Exceptional Drought

The various weather services which serve the United States all say that El Niño is coming within the next two months. For some people along the West Coast, that’s bad news, but for much of the South and Midwest, the increased chances of rain, and the cold, wet winter can’t get here soon enough. Arkansas […]

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Stormy Weather? 7-Day Hurricane Warnings a Possibility

Bill Read, director of the National Hurricane Center spoke to reporters at a conference in South Carolina earlier this month, and predicted that the time will come when we will have reliable hurricane forecasts seven days in advance of a storm, but that that time is still two to five years away. The National Weather […]

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NFIP Renewed Again

Under yet another short-term consolidated appropriations bill, H.R. 2055, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and signed into law by President Obama on the last business day before Christmas, the National Flood Insurance Program has been renewed again – this time until May 31, 2012. Had the bill […]

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FEMA Says: TX Fire Victims Need Flood Insurance

This may seem counter-intuitive, but FEMA is advising the survivors of last spring and summers’ wildfires in Texas to consider flood insurance on their homes and offices. Why flood insurance? Because when the wildfires burned away the trees, grasses and other vegetation in the scorched areas, the healthy plant roots that usually soak up a […]

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