National Flood Insurance Program Archive

Thank You

By NAR 2014 President Steve Brown I want to personally thank everyone who responded to our most recent Call for Action about delaying the changes in the new National Flood Insurance Program law. I appreciate the continued grassroots support...
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December 18, 2013

Don’t Let Flood Insurance Dampen Sales

By Steve Brown, First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® On December 17, Congress passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, known as NFIP, until May 31, 2012. This is good news because NAR research estimates that each...
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December 27, 2011

The Sky’s the (Loan) Limit

By Gary Thomas, 2012 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS® I have some great news to share with everyone! Last night Congress voted to restore loan limits and the maximum cap for Federal Housing Administration loans. Their action reinstates the...
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November 18, 2011

WHAT IN THE HECK WERE THEY THINKING???, Posted by Moe

Ever have a bad dream that just doesn’t stop? It just keeps repeating itself. You don’t want to close your eyes cuz you know what’s coming!!!  For REALTORS®, that recurring bad dream is Congress letting the National Flood Insurance...
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June 2, 2010

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON?, Posted By Moe

Floods occurring in South Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and a host of other areas and regions in this country. Does something strike you about this list of states? These are not the usual coastal states where flooding...
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May 7, 2010

Noah’s Ark 2010: The Need for National Flood Insurance, Posted by Ron

This past week, Rhode Island, my home state, was struck with a 200 year flood.  It was in every way ‘biblical.’  The state averaged less than 50 inches of rainfall a year.  March normally sees about 4 to 5...