Flood insurance purchased unnecessarily due to faulty FEMA zone maps

Flood Insurance

Homeowners have been purchasing the expensive coverage that they don’t actually required due to mapping errors. The maps that have been issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and which are being used by insurers and homeowners in order to decide who is required to purchase flood insurance have been found to be riddled with errors that are now causing individuals who are at no real risk of flooding to have to buy. This coverage is required by many mortgage lenders for properties designated to be at a flooding…

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