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|What is an Elevation Certificate?
Home ownership comes with lots of ups and downs: If you’re still making mortgage payments, you’re investing into an asset that will eventually be 100% yours. If you own that title free and clear, it feels good to know your family has a valuable asset. But you’re also fully responsible for any necessary maintenance and […]
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POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2017 10:05 PM
|Are Mudslides Covered by Flood Insurance?
At this point in the game, all of us know that there are certain areas that are prone to hurricane watches and warnings: The Caribbean, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and the coastal states in the East Coast. And while they do have a lot of preemptive planning to do before a natural disaster, it doesn’t mean […]
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POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2017 8:07 PM
|How to Minimize Flood Damage
There is nothing we can do to prevent natural disasters; however, there are things that are under our control. The same way a person who’s awaiting a hurricane can cover their windows with storm shutters and line sliding doors with sandbags, there are certain precautions you can take to minimize flood damage to your home. […]
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POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 10:26 PM
|What Can We Learn From the 2017 Hurricane Season?
Living in Florida, we’re no strangers to hurricane season. If you’ve been here long enough, you know the drill: First comes a watch that most people ignore, then a warning. At that point, it’s virtually impossible to find bottled water anywhere; and filling up 438 red containers of gasoline becomes the fad du jour. It’s […]
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POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2017 10:26 PM
|What’s the Point of FEMA?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are aware that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the government entity tasked with coming to our rescue after a natural disaster. When it comes to floods, FEMA surveys land and draft maps based on their studies, designating which areas are high risk flood zones, and […]
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POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2017 2:54 PM
|Flood Relief For Business Owners
Where were you when hurricane Irma hit our shores? When it comes to natural disasters, people tend to come together to help out those who suffer losses. That said, everything we hear about has to do with home damage. But what happens if it’s your business that needs help? Federal Assistance While it may be […]
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POSTED OCTOBER 26, 2017 1:59 PM
|What Can FEMA Do For You?
Quick. What kind of assistance does FEMA offer? Most people have a general knowledge of what they can do: clearing roads, providing boxes of Cheez It crackers for people who lost their homes and maybe blue tarps for people who lost their roofs (Maybe; if the red tape allows them to). But unless you’ve applied […]
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POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 2:43 PM
|What Will Happen With FEMA’s NFIP?
Even though we have a yearly hurricane season, 2017 has proved to be nearly fatal to FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). They’ve been facing substantial financial woes for years; then Harvey hit us. Then Irma. Then Maria. Then Nate. And every single request for assistance puts the entire program in peril. Previously, we’ve blogged […]
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POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2017 9:48 PM
|What You Need To Know About Flood Insurance Coverage
Unless you’re a trust fund baby, you probably look for ways to save money. We’re not talking about penny pinching. We mean being efficient with our spending. And when it comes to insurance, we have a long list of items to cover: Homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, health, auto, jewelry, floods. So it’s understandable to look […]
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POSTED OCTOBER 05, 2017 6:38 PM
|How Can You Save Money on Flood Insurance?
Coming right off the heels of an active 2017 hurricane season, most people are glad to have flood insurance. We all saw the damage caused in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Key West (PS: What are you doing to help?) So if you live in a high risk flood zone, kudos, you do […]
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 9:50 PM