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6 Things You Should Know about Flood Zones When House Hunting

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Here in Southeastern North Carolina, we are no strangers to flood zones. We are a coastal community located at sea level, smack dab between the Cape Fear River and the Intracoastal Waterway, which is also why Wilmington is a popular buyer destination. We wouldn’t be able to have the beautiful beaches and access to the Intracoastal Waterway without this elevation. …

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Where Did It Flood in Wilmington, NC?

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Wilmington, NC, is a highly desirable area. The Cape Fear River is on one side, and the Atlantic Ocean is on the other. There are beautiful beaches for lounging and inlets for boat cruising. The temperatures are moderate (it may snow once a year, if that), and there are activities to do year-round. However, like other areas of the country, …

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After Hurricane Florence: “Why Didn’t They Have Flood Insurance?”

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“Why didn’t they have flood insurance?” We’ve heard this question a lot since Hurricane Florence hit and caused flooding in many homes across New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties. It seems like simple question with a simple answer when you’re standing on the outside looking in. We live in a coastal area, why wouldn’t flood insurance be automatically included in …