Tag: flood insurance

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    Flood Insurance in Massachusetts

    Hundreds of Massachusetts homeowners and business owners experience floods each year. Many live along the shore, but experts say that proximity to the ocean shouldn’t necessarily determine who buys flood insurance.  Why? Because floods can happen anywhere. According to FEMA, nearly 25% of flood-insurance claims originate from low-to-moderate risk areas. So, whether you live along […]

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  • Does Home Insurance Cover Water Damage?

    They say “April showers bring May flowers.” But they conveniently forget to mention the potential for water damage. Spring in New England is primetime for groundwater concerns, failing sump pumps, and—wait for it—wet basements. Is your home protected? Forty-four percent of Americans surveyed thought the answer was yes. And most of them were wrong, according […]

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