are insurance companies withdrawing from insuring homes near the water?

Asked by Tim, Staten Island, NY Tue Nov 20, 2012

i am intersted in a new construction in tottenville but i am worried that it will not be insurable. it is 1000 ft from beach and didnt sustain any damage from sandy, the water didnt come close to it

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Christopher…, Agent, Staten Island, NY
Tue Nov 20, 2012
It's plausible that some insurance companies will not be willing to underwrite coverage that close to the water front. Call Cheryl of Mark Lauria and Associates to inquire about coverage: 718-370-7287.
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ash1newyork, Home Owner, Brooklyn, NY
Tue Mar 26, 2013
Call Capital Insurance At 718-626-6111...They get me insurance with no broblem
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Sharon Sulli…, Agent, Staten Island, NY
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Alot has to do location on the flood maps, and the premiums are adjusted accordingly.
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Gail Gladsto…, Agent, 11743, NY
Tue Nov 20, 2012
A lot of companies have backed away from coverages due to flooding. There are some who are still active.

Give a call to Phil Abatelli (516) 352-1881 or email him at

Phil has come through for us on both residential and commercial issues with flying colors; I highly recommend speaking with'll get the real facts.
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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Tue Nov 20, 2012
Some around...
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