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How the National Flood Insurance Program can benefit your clients

The National Flood Insurance Program was created in 1968 to mitigate future losses from flooding by offering insurance in communities that agree to enforce building standards designed to prevent flood damage. Of the more than 5 million homes insured through … Continue reading

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FEMA, flood plains, and real estate transactions

Do you know what the base flood elevation of a building is? How about the lowest adjacent grade? Where would you go to find a Flood Insurance Rate Map? The June issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine features one member’s story of … Continue reading

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