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You might think that because you’ve never experienced a flood, you won’t.
But you could. If it rains, it can flood.
Did you know that even just a few inches of flooding can cause major damages and necessitate major repairs in your home? Two inches of flooding in a 2,000 square foot home can result in upwards of $21,000 in total losses.
Bancorp Insurance, in affiliation with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), provides Oregon residents with the protection they need when flooding occurs.
There are a lot of myths floating around about flood coverage. We’re here to debunk them for you.
Myth: My homeowners insurance will cover damages caused by flooding.
This is false. Most policies do not offer a flood provision. Only a Flood policy purchased through the NFIP will protect your home and belongings from flood damage. It will also provide coverage for tsunamis.
Myth: I live in an area of low risk, I don’t need Flood Insurance.
Between 20 and 25 percent of all flood claims come from outside areas of high risk.
Myth: Coverage is expensive.
While premiums are calculated according to risk, the average flood policy costs less than $570 a year.
Oregon Flood Insurance covers up to $250,000 in property damage to a home and up to $100,000 for contents, although excess insurance can be purchased through private insurance companies like Bancorp Insurance.
Policies are calculated based on the following factors:
For more information on Oregon Flood Insurance and protecting your home from flooding, contact the agents at Bancorp Insurance today. We’re here to help you.
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