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When we think about flood insurance we may think about expensive beach front homes and maybe even think they don’t belong there in the first place. But flood insurance is needed in over 22,000 communities across our nation, including many that are home to average every day Americans who happen to live near a stream, lake, river of other sort of not so fancy wetland, many who may not even realize they need flood insurance, and even more who could never afford the kinds of price increases some in Washington have in store.
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Here is all you need to know about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and the proposed legislation to reauthorize the program once it expires at the end of the year.
The National Flood Insurance Program must be reauthorized by Congress every 5 years in order to continue selling flood insurance. That authority is again due to expire at the end of the year unless Congress acts to extend it.
The State of Hawaii has passed House Bill 1418 to clarify our state building laws and avert a disaster in our federal flood insurance coverage.
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Heavy rains can happen at any time and can result in flash floods. In October 2004, a flash flood in Manoa, a residential neighborhood in Honolulu, caused $85 million in damage.
Hawaiians who rely on the National Flood Insurance Program may soon find themselves without any protection if the state government doesn’t act soon.
Whether you plan on staying in your new home for five years or fifty, it’s important to make sure you are protecting your investment.
Property owners in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast region have suffered a number of hardships over the last 10 years, and the Gulf Coast Association of REALTORS® has been working to help them deal with issues arising from those hardships.
When flooding occurs on the Red River of the North, you can find members of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Association of REALTORS® on the front lines, helping with emergency responses and efforts to find long-term solutions. Homeowners in the Fargo-Moorhead …
The Mississippi Association of REALTORS® is advocating for legislation that will provide Mississippi homeowners with important information and resources in connection with natural disasters. This proposed legislation is intended to address some of the …