While most homeowners understand that their policy won't help with flood damage, a survey finds that few act on that knowledge.
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A proposal has surfaced in a number of states to require gun owners to buy liability insurance.
Whether insurance pays for additional living expenses if your home becomes uninhabitable depends on how the damage occurred. If it's flooding, you're likely on your own unless FEMA steps in.
Your insurer may not ask if you have firearms in your house, but it's a good idea to bring it up yourself.
Investors prowl for deep discounts among damaged properties on the New York and New Jersey coasts. 'Where are your hearts?' taunts a Craigslist ad.
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