Is my home in a floodplain?
It's not unusual to own a home in a floodplain, and risk associated changes based on many factors. Your Insurance agent can help you assess the risk, and whether you need flood insurance. Many areas manage development within the floodplain; as well as the waterways that contribute to flooding, or manage the rivers, streams, ponds and lakes so that floods occur less often or not at all. For example, Buncombe County joined the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1980 and