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Flood Insurance

Flooding in Scituate after nor'easter. (WBZ-TV photo)

Obama Expected To Sign Bill Curbing Flood Insurance Premium Hikes

The president is set to sign legislation relieving homeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods from big increases in their insurance bills.

03/14/2014

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

South Shore residents subject to higher flood insurance. (WBZ-TV)

State Bill Seeks To Soften Flood Insurance Rules

Legislation backed by Attorney General Martha Coakley and state House Speaker Robert DeLeo aims to soften the impact of new federal flood insurance rules on some homeowners.

10/16/2013

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Insurance Is A Financial Tool

As one prepares for the catastrophes of life we need to consider insurance as a financial tool.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/28/2012

Flooding on Shore Drive in Worcester, Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Flood Zone Map Changes Could Mean Higher Flood Insurance Costs

It just got more expensive for some people to own a home. It’s not rising interest rates, but another cost that will impact some homeowners.

07/18/2012

Flooding near Paradise Citgo in Swampscott. (Photo courtesy: Gus Moussa)

What To Do If You’re A Flood Victim

Several North Shore homes and businesses were damaged by severe flooding on Tuesday morning. As a result, hundreds will be looking to know if their insurance covers the damage.

10/04/2011

Some Bank of America customers are furious they have to pay what they say are unreasonably high premiums for flood insurance.

Bank Of America Faces Flood Insurance Complaints

Some local families are furious with Bank of America. They claim the massive institution bullied them into buying expensive flood insurance which they didn’t need.

03/07/2011

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Tips To Protect Your Home In Case Of Flooding

From roof tops to basements, homeowners are already worried for the next threat from all our snow: flooding.

02/07/2011

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