Rising waters in Houston stress the need for flood insurance

Encouraging, educating clients about flood insurance equates to another service agents can provide
  • Typical homeowner insurance policies don't cover floods.
  • Homeowners need to ensure they have proper flood coverage, as certain situations aren't covered by all insurance plans.
  • New NFIP flood insurance premiums took effect on April 1.

As of Tuesday afternoon at least 1,000 homes had flooded in Harris County and six fatalities were reported in one of the most devastating natural disasters in the area. While it’s certainly a time to reflect on one’s own safety and the safety of their loved ones, it’s also important to know how to protect your clients in a similar event in the future.