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Residential property flood program

flooded homeZurich’s Residential Property Flood Insurance program is an admitted, customizable private flood insurance product available in select markets. The coverage has been designed, produced and delivered to not only protect your clients’ properties, but to offer the flexibility to tailor coverage to help make each insured property more resilient when impacted by flood perils.

Appetite:

  • Private residential properties
  • 1 to 4 family dwellings (owner or tenant occupied), including residential condominium associations with a maximum of (no more than) 4 units

Ineligible risks:

  • Dwellings located in, on, or over water
  • Barrier island risks
  • Mobile, manufactured, or prefabricated homes
  • Commercial properties
  • Condemned properties
  • Log cabins
  • Dwellings with more than one prior flood claim in the past 10 years
  • Contents only
  • Risks located within 500 feet of coastal water:
    • If frame construction
    • If elevated less than 5′ above sea level
    • If a basement is present

Geography:

  • Florida

Submission requirements:

The Program Administrator for this program offers an agent portal that allows for instant quoting and eligibility assessments that facilitate the quote, bind, issue process in minutes. For access to the portal, select the “Contact this Program Administrator” button on this page.

Coverages offered:

  • Dwelling
  • Ordinance or Law
  • Other Structures
  • Personal Property
  • Loss of Use
  • Resiliency Coverage – Flood-Resistant Materials

Admitted or non-admitted:

  • Admitted

Additional program highlights:

Zurich’s Residential Property Flood Insurance product features:

  • Higher limits – (dwelling values up to $1 million dollars)
  • Replacement cost protection for both building and contents coverages
  • Loss of use (20% of building coverage up to a maximum of $50,000)
  • No waiting period
  • No elevation certificate required
  • Installment plans and credit card payments are available

NEW OPTIONAL COVERAGE: To improve a home’s protection from flood loss, this program offers Resiliency protection. After a flood event, this optional coverage allows the homeowner to repair the structure with flood-resistant materials, such as water-resistant drywall and flooring.