Tag Archives: Flood

Summer Flooding… Happens So Fast

Hurricane season officially began June 1st, but as we all well know Mother Nature does not adhere to a calendar. Hurricanes and subsequent flooding can happen any time. IIAT Advantage flood insurance carrier partner Selective has a Hurricane Season Prep … Continue reading

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The Woodlands Insurance Company First To Offer Homeowners Policy With Flood Insurance Coverage Options

FEMA reported that 80% of households affected by Hurricane Harvey were not protected with Flood coverage. Several factors contributed to this tragic statistic, including the false sense of security many had of not living in a “high-risk flood zone.” The … Continue reading

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100-Year Floods Not So Unlikely – Are Your Clients Covered?

Recent flooding in Houston proves that 100-year floods don’t necessarily come only once every 100 years. In fact, it is possible to have more than one 100-year flood in the same year! For many Texas residents, the risk of damage … Continue reading

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NFIP Changes Effective April 1

In accordance with current flood reform laws, April 1, 2019, NFIP Changes will include: An average premium increase of 7%, An expansion to the primary residence designation, and The addition of a severe repetitive loss premium and a clear communications … Continue reading

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Fore! Avoiding Bogeys on Golf Course Coverage

  A golfer shouting “fore!” is a warning to others that trouble could be on its way – usually an errant ball headed in the wrong direction.  For an agency looking to procure coverage for a golf course, there are … Continue reading

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Message from FEMA on the Coastal Barrier Resources System:

Beginning in late 2018, Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) boundaries will no longer be depicted on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are working … Continue reading

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Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance Seminar Presented by NFIP

Earn 3 hours of CE Credit for Texas Insurance Agents Only August 14, 2018 Fort Worth, TX Marriott Champions Circle 3300 Championship Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76177 REGISTER August 15, 2018 Houston, TX Courtyard Marriott West Energy Corridor 2401 Katy Freeway Houston, … Continue reading

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How to Speak Flood to Your Clients

Last year’s hurricane season was one of the most devastating and costly on record, and it can happen again. Forecasters predict that 2018 will be a near-to-above-average hurricane season. Below are some messages and resources you can use to communicate … Continue reading

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If Last Year’s Hurricane Season Could Predict the Future

As this hurricane season approaches, we’re focused on helping agents across the country address these three questions: What should you expect this season in terms of the storm climate? What can you tell policyholders and prospects about last year’s hurricane … Continue reading

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Tropical Weather System Floods South Texas

Last week the entire Texas coastline has been drenched with heavy rains resulting in flooding in many areas with several Texas cities reporting rainfall totals in excess of 12 inches. According to a release issued by the Insurance Council of … Continue reading

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