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Even homeowners outside flood zones may find flood insurance worthwhile

Within official flood hazard zones, flood insurance is mandatory in order to get a federally insured mortgage. But even when homeowners don’t live in a high-risk zone, they should consider getting ... read more

ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Flood insurance program must cover more homes

Congress is trying once again to fix the National Flood Insurance Program, and its persistence on this issue is admirable even though its performance has not been. Lawmakers must find a way ... was ... read more

Conservation, CarFax-Like Disclosure, Means-Tests in Mix of Flood Insurance Reforms

She said some consumers may ... of flood insurance. For example, more than 20 percent of NFIP flood claims are filed for properties located outside the high-risk flood area,” FEMA said. The plan is ... read more

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House Financial Services Committee Issues Testimony From National Wildlife Federation

10 "Natural and nature-based mitigation practices may include ... half of all flood insurance policies, even in the highest risk areas - V zones - between 62 and 88 percent of all homeowners ... read more


How to find the best home and contents insurance policy

Flood cover is included in most policies, even if you live in a low-risk zone ... Away from home: If you're travelling for more than 30-60 days, check to see how this affects your home and contents ... read more

Flood insurance no silver bullet

Of those, 14 were in high-risk zones. Not including this year, Roundup policy holders have filed 30 claims since 1978. Outside of Roundup ... interest for the next 30 years. Even homeowners with flood ... read more

Record snowfall increases risk of flooding

Flood damage is not covered by a standard homeowners insurance policy. There is a 30-day waiting period after purchasing a flood insurance policy before it takes effect. Flooding can occur even ... read more

Waiting for the Big One

But it may come as a shock to residents of Westchester County, N.Y., just outside ... on a home insured for $500,000. On the other hand, flood insurance is still relatively inexpensive; even residents ... read more

New York’s Sandy Scorecard

Residents of housing projects may be even more frightened of leaving, since they know that bureaucrats may not let them back in for weeks or months. Even homeowners ... a flood to prevent fires from ... read more

4 Things to Know: Before you buy homeowner's insurance learn the basics

Before your loan closes, your lender may require you ... s floodplain maps, you will likely be required to purchase flood insurance to get a federally insured mortgage. According to FloodSmart.gov, ... read more

Hurricane Alley?

But it may come as a shock to residents of Westchester County, N.Y., just outside ... on a home insured for $500,000. Flood insurance, however, is still relatively inexpensive, so even residents of ... read more

Does your home insurance cover sinkholes, sump pump or sewage problems?

“We also recommend homeowners and renters consider flood insurance even if they are not in special flood hazard areas, where this coverage is likely required for a mortgage. Flood damage is not ... read more



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