Do I Need Flood Insurance?

flood insurance, KY flood insurance. buy flood insurance, FEMA national flood insurance programs. do i need flood insruance Flood insurance isn’t usually a standard part of a homeowners or renters insurance policy. While not everyone needs to buy a separate FEMA flood insurance policy; however, the worst thing you can do is wait for a rainy day before you find out if you need it.¬†

TruePoint Insurance provides flood insurance to many in Central Kentucky.  Covering much of the area between Louisville and Lexington.  Some people are more prone to a flood than others and only some must have it. 

We’ve heard many times in the past, “I don’t need flood insurance, I already have a homeowner’s insurance policy.¬† ¬†Our response is always the same!¬†

At other times we have been asked, “Does my homeowner’s policy provide flood insurance?”¬† homer's insurance doesn't cover flood, flood insurance is a separate policy, call 502-410-5089 to learn about the National Food Insurance Program

We quickly respond, “No!”

“How can you tell without looking at my policy?”

“Because flood insurance requires a separate policy.”¬† “Always!”

1. High-Risk Areas

If you live in a high-risk area for flooding, you want to purchase a flood

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insurance policy to protect your assets. You also want to if you’re at moderate risk for flooding. It’s important to discuss your risk with the insurance company, so you can determine exactly what risk you have for flooding.¬†

2. Could be Required

Those who live in an area at a high risk for flooding may be required by the lender to have flood insurance. You should contact your lender to determine what type of coverage you need in addition to a standard homeowners insurance policy. Keep in mind, you could experience legal troubles in addition to financial ones if you’re caught without flood insurance.

3. Flooding in the Past

Flood Zone, Flood Zone C, Flood Zone A, Flood Zone X, Flood Insurance. Kentucky Flood insuranceEven if you don’t live in an area prone to floods, if you’ve had flooding in the past, you don’t want to take any chances. It’s beneficial to have flood insurance just in case it should happen again in the future.¬†

4. Whether You Rent or Own

It doesn’t matter whether you rent or own. You can obtain flood insurance, no matter what. The coverage is a bit different when you rent, so make sure you read the details of your policy to ensure you have all the coverage you need in the event of a flood.¬†

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To get a quote for flood insurance from TruePoint Insurance, call or visit either of our Kentucky offices: 1085 Eagle Lake Drive in Lawrenceburg or 6287 Taylorsville Rd in Fisherville. Or call (502) 410-5089.