Is my home in a flood plain?

Answer On One Hand: Check Records for DeterminationFlood plains are recordable data that can be found through many sources. The Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA) has an online Map Service Center t... Read More »

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Is nauvoo, illinois in a flood plain?

Nauvoo, Illinois, is not directly located in a flood plain. Although Nauvoo is on the Mississippi River, the town is situated atop the Midwestern rolling hills. Nauvoo is Hebrew for "to be beautifu... Read More »

Who invented the 200-year flood plain?

In 1973, the National Flood Insurance Program of FEMA developed the 100-year flood plain concept to predict flood severity and frequency. Banks set risk-based rates and requirements for flood insur... Read More »

Do you have your home organized, a mess or just a plain disaster?

My home is organized and clean, but I'm not a neat freak. I like my house to be clean and smell fresh, especially since I cook a lot, but I don't obsess over it. There again, another way to extra... Read More »

Are lenders requiring flood insurance in flood zones?

On One Hand: Insurance is NecessaryAccording to the United States Department of the Treasury, banks have to require you to purchase flood insurance before giving you a mortgage if the property is o... Read More »