Why Flooding Probabilities Are Important for Mortgaged Properties

Why Flooding Probabilities Are Important for Mortgaged Properties

Why Flooding Probabilities Are Important for Mortgaged Properties

04/14/21

“Why are flooding probabilities so important for mortgaged properties?”

The U.S National Flood Insurance typically focuses on floodplains that have a 1 in 100-year probability of flooding. While this may not seem like a large probability, keep in mind that if you purchase a property with a 30-year mortgage then there will be a greater than 1 in 4 chance of a flood impacting it over its payback lifetime. This is Why Flooding Probabilities Are Important for Mortgaged Properties.

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