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Michele is a Houston Native who has a passion for her City. She has been in the real estate industry since 2007 where she was a partner in a real estate investing company and has been a licensed Realtor since 2013. She prides herself on treating her clients as the top priority. With Michele’s consultative approach she is an expert at guiding her buying and selling clients through the process and is adept at keeping the client educated and the lines of communication open so that every client f

To Flood or not to flood that is the question!

September 21st, 2016

I am often asked by buyers when showing a home or hosting an open house.. "does this home flood?"  And while this is a very important question, it is equally important to note that even if the home is not in a labled flood zone one should always carry flood insurance.  Most people don't know that if you are not in a labled 100 year flood zone that the insurance cost would only be around $400 a year which is nothing compared to the damage a possible flood could cause.  Many of us saw rains and floods in some areas of Houston that have NEVER been seen.  This is why it is so important to carry flood insurance regardless of historical maps. 

Below is a link that may help in knowing the current labled flood areas.  However consulting with an insurance professional is highly recommended before purchasing.

Food for thought when thinking about buying in Houston!


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Catch me outside lol
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