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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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North Carolina Insurance Rate Update | Homeowner Tips

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This is a follow-up video to “What is the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance?“. The North Carolina Rate Bureau was petitioning to have insurance rates increased by over 18%. Realtor Melanie Cameron shares an update on that. Want to know upcoming changes that could make owning a home in North Carolina more expensive? Visit the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance at http://www.nchomeownersalliance.org/. …

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What is the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance?

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Realtor Melanie Cameron shares an important resource for North Carolina homeowners – The North Carolina Homeowners Alliance. NC Homeowners Alliance is the voice for homeowners at the North Carolina General Assembly. Want to know upcoming changes that could make owning a home in North Carolina more expensive? Visit the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance Website. Home insurance rate hikes are a …

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What to Know When the Home You Want to Purchase is in a Flood Zone

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So, you’ve found “the one”. Congrats! Oh, but you’ve also found out that it’s in a flood zone? First off, let’s put this into perspective. Everyone is in a flood zone. Some are just at a higher risk than others. Southeastern North Carolina is a coastal region. There are a lot of homes in areas that will at some point …

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 …

8 Hurdles to Overcome Before Reaching the Closing Table

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The buyers have finally found THE house, the sellers have been presented with a number they are happy with, and both parties have signed on the offer contract’s dotted line, but the race to closing has only just begun. Before the title can officially pass hands, there are some hurdles that both parties need to overcome. It’s unsettling to think …