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Tips for Home Buyers In A Hurricane Zone

Tips for Home Buyers In A Hurricane Zone

Home Buyers In A Hurricane Zone

Hurricane Zone: Buying a home in Southeastern Louisiana can be a wonderful experience. Unfortunately the ugly side of home ownership is dealing with loss. With that said, buying a home beat renting any day. While there are no good ways to protect yourself from natural disasters, the are things that can be done to minimize your loss. See below for useful tips on hurricane safety for home buyers.

5 Tips for Buying a Home in a Hurricane Zone

With the help of USAA Insurance, We have outline 5 Tips for buying a home in a hurricane Zone.

  1. Home Buyers In A Hurricane Zone - Prairieville LADetermine your risk for loss due to Acts of God.
  2. Get multiple insurance quotes to insure best coverage and best cost.
  3.  If you have an older home have it inspected to determine to suitability and structural integrity for withstanding a hurricane.
  4. To further strengthen structural integrity, install upgrades:
    1. Metal Hurricane Straps
    2. Windows & Doors
    3. Storm Panels and Shutters
  5. Consider Gap Coverage insurance: Check with your insurance company to assess your current policy and to increase coverage if necessary.

Furthermore, If you are considering moving to the state of Louisiana, just know that we are in the hurricane zone and these simple tip can save to thousands of dollars and ease recovery time.

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Keith Lawrence

Keith Lawrence is a Professional Real Estate Agent of 18 years and marketing director for PrairievilleLAHomesforSale.com . His Goal is to educate future home buyers and sellers on the process of buying and selling a home!

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