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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 …

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After Hurricane Florence: Homes for Rent

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Many homeowners have been displaced by Hurricane Florence and are in need of new or temporary housing. One of the downsides of the Wilmington area is that we don’t have a great centralized tool for finding rentals. Some are listed in our Multiple Listing Service, but many are handled privately or are listed on one of the many property management …

How Bad is Flooding and Storm Surge in Wilmington?

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Are you concerned about flooding and storm surge in the Greater Wilmington Area (New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick Counties)? Recently, the National Hurricane Center released a map showing areas of potential storm surge in the United States. The map is organized by Hurricane Wind Categories and shows the worse-case flooding scenarios. The National Hurricane Center said around 22 million people …