Category: Flood Insurance

Do I Need Flood Insurance?

You might think you don’t need flood insurance if you live in an area that is considered “high and dry.” Although some areas are more susceptible to flooding than others, flooding can occur anywhere. With heavy rains, spring thaws, or rapid accumulation of rain after a wildfire, flooding can occur in places that are not generally considered at risk. How Does Flood Insurance Differ from... Read Article

The “Lapse Rule” Could Wash Away Your Current Flood Policy

In case you haven't already heard, as of April 1 of this year, the Homeowners Affordability Act (HFIAA) requires the NFIP to track and apply rating changes to certain flood policies that lapse. But What Is Considered A "Lapse"? According to our partners at Wright Flood, a lapse is defined as a "premium paid after the policy's 30 day grace period ends, but paid within the... Read Article