It is not required to have flood insurance in California, but it is strongly recommended, especially if you live in a flood-prone area or have a mortgage on your property. Flooding can cause significant damage to homes and businesses, and the cost of repairing or rebuilding can be high. Flood insurance can help cover these costs and protect your financial investment in your home or business.
**It is important to note that most standard homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage, so it is essential to purchase a separate flood insurance policy if you want to be covered.
Flood insurance can affect your loan in several ways:
1. Required for some loans: If you live in a high-risk flo...