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When you hear about flood insurance Jacksonville, you never expect it to happen to you or your home. Why would you pay extra for it, why would you need it? Many people think flood insurance is not necessary and dont think twice about getting a flood insurance policy. It is only when them or someone they know has flood damage that they will start to think about getting it. When purchasing flood insurance Jacksonville here are some things to keep in mind.

Important information about Flood Insurance in Jacksonville -          Rising water damage is not generally covered under a homeowners policy

-          28% of all Flood Insurance Claims come from low risk areas

-          Flood Insurance is required in high risk areas on certain mortgages

-          There is a 30 day waiting period on brand new flood insurance policies

-          Floods are the #1 disaster in the United States

Flood Insurance Carriers Jacksonville Certain carriers offer flood insurance Jacksonville from the national flood insurance program. While most carriers will tell you to get it, I would take their advice. Most people don’t even think twice about getting flood insurance. Try to purchase it from your current homeowners company they may give you discounted rates off of your homeowners insurance for having it.

Is Flood Insurance expensive? Flood insurance is not expensive at all when you consider that the average cost of water damage and rising waters is over $50k dollars. This just an average cost for 3 to 4 inches of water damage. You can easily purchase flood insurance for a very small annual premium. In purchasing flood insurance you will protect your largest investment, which is your house. For just a small annual premium you will be covered and protected the way you should be.

Flood Insurance Online Shop locally or online for you flood insurance quotes. Most agencies will offer help guide you in the right direction when choosing the amount of coverage needed for you flood insurance. Your insurance agent will walk you through the process of obtaining affordable flood insurance and what all is covered and not covered. Pay close attention to the different levels of coverage and make sure that you are always getting the coverage you need.

Description: A flood insurance Jacksonville policy is the only way to protect your home from rising water damage and not have to pay out of pocket for all those expenses. Remember it is always better to be safe then sorry.

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