Prestige Insurance Group, Inc. Blog: flooding
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015A storm has left you with a flooded office. Flood repair was not on your to-do list for the day, but now it's one of the most important factors limiting your business from operating. Floods can cause extensive damage in a number of ways. If you are facing a risk like this, your business insurance should offer the level of coverage and protection you need. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 2, 2015When you borrow money to buy a home and sign all of those documents describing the terms of the mortgage, one of those clauses may say that you are required to carry and maintain flood insurance on the property. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 30, 2014Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore. The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no longer required on his property. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 29, 2014New maps that guide flood-insurance rates for the Florida Keys will provide unprecedented detail, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials vow. The final maps apparently will not take effect for another five years but residents can take part in the development process along the way, FEMA representatives said Monday in Key Largo. READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 24, 2014MARCO ISLAND, FL - More than eight years after Hurricane Wilma hit Southwest Florida, a Marco Island condominium complex is still fighting Citizens Property Insurance over a $4 million claim. A court ordered all damages are covered in the claim, but the battle continues nearly a decade later. READ MORE >>
Monday, July 21, 2014As you know, hurricanes bring heavy rains, flash flooding, and storm surge. And even though experts predict a relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season, it only takes one storm to devastate a large area.
Weather can be unpredictable, and it usually takes 30 days after purchase for a policy to... READ MORE >>
Monday, June 16, 2014Since standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flooding, it's important to have protection from the floods associated with hurricanes, tropical storms, heavy rains and other conditions that impact the U.S. In 1968, Congress created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to help provide a means for property owners to financially protect themselves. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 11, 2014People love to be near the water. Whether it’s a river, lake, or the sea, a body of water makes for a beautiful landscape and many fun activities. Unfortunately, these bodies of water can also cause flooding. Most of Miami/Dade County is considered to be a flood zone and flood insurance is required for the area. READ MORE >>