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How To File a Flood Insurance Claim

When disaster strikes – such as a flood – you need to file a claim as quickly as possible. It’s vital to file your claim immediately and have all the supporting documents/information at hand. Your policy will help you get monetary compensation for anything that was lost or damaged in your home when flooding occurred […]

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What Everyone Should Know About Determining Flood Zones

When you want to know the impact that future flooding may have on a particular piece of real estate, you may find yourself wondering how and who determines flood zones. Well, it isn’t a secret. In fact, the federal government has a lot of information on the topic (See fema.gov/flood-zones). FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is […]

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Flood Insurance Remains in Washington’s Back Burner

When was the last time you saw the news? While some people are information junkies, others are so jaded with the current political climate, it’s just easier to ignore it all and go on about your lives. And that’s fine, except when what’s going on in Washington may affect you personally. A few months ago, […]

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How FEMA’s Proposed Changes Will Cost You

Back in April, we posted a blog explaining what are FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM). In a nutshell, FIRM are maps that are redesigned every couple of years, to reflect recent environmental changes that may have affected a specific area’s flood probabilities. This means that it is entirely possible to go from having your […]