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Flooding & Evactuations Preparations – Montgomery County, TX

According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter – The National Weather Service is predicting that Spring Creek in South Montgomery County is going to crest at near 29 feet tonight, flood stage is 21 feet. This level is similar to those observed during Tropical Storm Allison in 2001. At 27 feet major lowland flooding begins […]

National Flood Safety Awareness Week – March 12-16, 2012

According to Floodsmart.gov, flooding is the United States’ #1 natural hazard.  While homeowner’s insurance won’t cover you against flooding, you can protect your home and property by purchasing a flood insurance policy.  Email or give us a call for a free, no-obligation quote.

Everyone is in a Flood Zone – The Value of Flood Insurance

For the past few weeks, most of the media focus has been on the rising waters of the Mississippi and its tributaries and rightfully so.  Until all the extra water flowing into rivers reaches the mouth of the Mississippi, there are going to be flood events all along river banks. I can’t say that the flooding […]

FloodSmart.gov’s New Ad Campaign – “I’m a home. I’ve got you covered. Please return the favor.”

Check out the new Floodsmart ad videos (31 seconds each) – “As a home, I keep you covered from rain, snow, and cold.  So, please, cover me with flood insurance. After all, flooding is America’s #1 natural disaster.” http://bit.ly/floodsmart-oneinfour http://bit.ly/floodsmart-stuckintherain http://bit.ly/floodsmart-covered Interested in finding out how much a flood could cost you?  Find out here […]

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extension Passed by Senate

Let me first say…it’s about time! I’ve received several calls from clients that have been interested in purchasing flood insurance or renewing their current policy.  I’ve had to explain over and over the whole ‘waiting on the Senate’ thing.  As Hurricane Alex was approaching, I’m sure those that I’ve talked with were even more concerned […]

National Flood Insurance Program – Update

Here’s the latest update we’ve received about the National Flood Insurance Program (thanks to Travelers) – The reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program continues to be tied up in the tax extenders package as senate Democrats were unable to gather enough support to pass the seemingly controversial package.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed […]

Why Buy Flood Insurance?

Don’t be confused about flood damage and your home insurance policy.  Damage from rising water (i.e. flood) is not covered peril in your home insurance policy.  Flood damage can only be covered by a flood insurance policy.  Here are some facts to consider (thanks to Peter Uhrig with IIAT): In any given year, 25-30 percent of all flood […]

Update to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

* This is an important update for those with renewing flood insurance policies and those buying homes that are in a flood zone. * As you may be aware, the statutory authority to issue flood policies pursuant to the NFIP was extended in April effective March 28, 2010 and is now due to expire again on May 31, […]

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