Water, Water Everywhere! Why You Need Flood Insurance

flooded insuranceMother Nature can give us a lot of free entertainment. There are few things more relaxing than hiking through the woods on a Saturday morning or sitting outside on a Sunday afternoon and watching the sunset. Mother Nature can also wreak havoc on your home and possessions when she decides to dump too much rain or snow or hail on you! Unfortunately, I have found that the damage that Mother Nature can do is often a lot less painful than the hurdles that insurance companies can put us through after Mother Nature has done her worst.

We moved to Florida in 2000. Our house was relatively new at the time, and we thought, in good condition. It had passed inspection easily, and after we moved in


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5 Responses to Water, Water Everywhere! Why You Need Flood Insurance

  1. benny says:

    Even if you live in a place that doesn’t have natural disasters often, don’t assume it can’t happen. A little preparation goes a long way.

  2. David Mitchell says:

    Hello All — As the author of this article, I shall appreciate any feedback you can send me so that future posts will be tailored to your interests. Let me know what you like and do not like!


  3. Fred says:

    If I ever had to live in Florida, after reading this article I think I’d insist upon a treehouse.

  4. TA152 says:

    Very good reading Mr Mitchell. Sorry you have had so much hardship on your homes, I have learned from your problems !

  5. Jerry Dungan says:

    This well-written article is beneficial to any homeowner or would-be homeowner who wants to avoid the consequences of not having adequate flood insurance. Mr. Mitchell artfully weaves his personal story as a homeowner with vital information that homeowners can use to be proactive in acquiring adequate flood insurance coverage pior to flood events. Useful information for any area of the United States, not just Florida…

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