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Should I Purchase Flood Insurance?



Having your house flooded can be devastating to your possessions and your pocket book. Is flood insurance really worth buying? When should consumers buy flood insurance and is it better to pass on it?



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by Yzerman
Aug 12, 2000 Are You Covered? Are you Sure?
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by 4rhodes
Mar 30, 2001 Honey, We've got a POOL in the basement!
If you live in a flood plain, you should have it. If you don't, a simple endorsement on your homeowner's policy covering the sump is adequate.... read full review
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by Profilewriter
Apr 20, 2000 Homeowners does not cover flood damage
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by mrmazda
May 15, 2000 Do you hear water???
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by dbhoutx
Apr 22, 2000 Inexpensive Safety-Net
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by billso
Aug 13, 2000 Don't wait until it's too late
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by patricialipski
May 17, 2000 How High's the Water?
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by Brandon_L
Dec 8, 2000 Water: the great friend, but it can become the great enemy
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by rpi
May 22, 2000 Not Always Possible (or Inexpensive)
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by gjacks
Apr 25, 2000 There is no way I'll ever need it!!!
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by Dreamlander
Apr 20, 2000 FEMA provided insurance that we didn't have
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by 7953
May 16, 2000 Drowning in costs
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by estimator01
Jun 20, 2000 Flood insurance is cheap
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by jsd3
Jun 9, 2000 5 FT. UNDER?MY HOME WAS
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by factor
Dec 28, 2000 good for me, bad for us
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