Do I Need Flood Insurance Even if I'm Not in a Flood Zone?

2 Apr

Do I Need Flood Insurance Even if I’m Not in a Flood Zone?

It’s officially time for those April showers! It’s not just a cliche: spring is wet — and if you are one of the unlucky ones who will experience flooding in the next several weeks, you may be dealing with a large expense if you aren’t properly insured. If you’re not in a “flood zone,” you […]

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20 Aug

MEMA reminds Massachusetts to “Know Your Zone”

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency works to highlight a variety of preparedness campaigns to ready residents and visitors for anything Mother Nature hands down. “Know Your Zone” stresses the importance of knowing the local hurricane evacuation zones near your home or work. If state officials decide to evacuate, they’ll be issued in zones. Most coastal […]

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Flooding | Massachusetts

6 May

The Risk of Flooding For Renters

With all of the severe weather and flooding going on around the United States, it’s hard not to think like an insurance agent. Don’t wait for the heavy rain to move in and take over your apartment – be sure that you’re protected from the risk of flooding for renters. Don’t think that it won’t […]

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26 Feb

The Massachusetts Spring Thaw and Flood Insurance

Are you prepared for the annual spring thaw? A “spring thaw” is when flooding occurs due to the change in season and warming temperatures. According to FEMA, “during the early spring, frozen land prevents melting snow and/or rainfall from seeping into the ground.” Snow piled sidewalks are often covering the storm drains as well, leading […]

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22 Aug

Rising Sea Level in Massachusetts Creates Need for Flood Insurance

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Ocean currents, water temperature, varying salt levels, and ocean
circulation all play a part in the pressing issue of coastal depletion facing
coastal cities and towns around the world. Unfortunately for New Englanders, we
have one of the more vastly depleting shorelines.

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8 Jun

Hurricane Season is Here: How Can You Protect Your Massachusetts Property?

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With the start of June also comes the threat of a hurricane. June 1st
is the official start of hurricane season. Are you a Massachusetts property
owner? Read on for some ways to protect your biggest asset from the threats
brought on by a hurricane.

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7 Jun

Mass Flood Insurance Program Re-Extended & Flood Map Changes

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The
National Flood Insurance Program has been re-extended according to an article
published in IJ last week. FEMA’s also issued some flood map changes to quite a
few Massachusetts cities and towns, mostly in Norfolk County, including
Franklin & Quincy, Massachusetts.

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13 Mar

2012 Flood Safety Awareness Week reminds Property Owners of the Importance of Massachusetts Flood Insurance

Luckily we’ve had a pretty mild New England winter this year; because normally as spring arrives Massachusetts property owners fear major property claims caused by flooding. As snow melts and the ground starts defrosting; water can sometimes end up in unwanted places such as in the basement of your home, or covering the showroom of your business.

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