Patrick Smith Realty says; "remember, Sacramento was originally built in a floodplain, so thinking about flood insurance for a Sacramento home during a drought is not a bad idea."
Sacramento Homes May Need Flood
Insurance Even in a Drought!
Patrick Smith Realty has
been concerned for the
without flood insurance.
Flood insurance for your
Sacramento home during a
drought? These are two things
a person would not normally
say in the same sentence.
Who would have thought we
should consider flood insurance
during a drought emergency?
But that's exactly what
should be thinking about.
If a homeowner has been in the
Sacramento city area for any
length of time, they are probably
aware that Sacramento city was
known for flooding regularly since
Yes, the city was built up, raising the
level of the streets so that there now is
an underground city in Sacramento,
but many of the homes still have
basements and apartments that are
below street level and subject to
Ever wondered why some of those beautiful
Sacramento Craftsman bungalows are built
at street level, some with just a few steps to
the porch, and some have a high porch?
The age and location many times
determined the height of the porch because
of flooding concerns.
Flood Factor is a free online tool
created by the nonprofit First Street
Foundation that makes it easy for
Americans to find their property's risk
of flooding, and understand how flood
risks are changing because of a
Flood Factor allows individuals to
easily view the models' flood risk
information at the property level
and provides useful information
on potential actions to mitigate
What about flood insurance in a
drought? Sacramento homeowners
probably haven't been thinking
about flood insurance with all of the
fires, water restrictions, and other
drought concerns in California
Patrick Smith Realty suggests
taking a look at floodfactor.com
and chatting with a local
insurance professional about the
cost of flood insurance for
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