Homeowners canceling rising flood insurance policies could face home sale difficulties

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — More homeowners are being required to carry flood insurance on their homes because of new flood zones designated by FEMA in Southwest Florida. Many homeowners are deciding to drop their rising flood insurance policies altogether, but that could make it more difficult to sell if you’re planning to unload it anytime soon. Many homes in North Fort Myers neighborhoods were underwater during Hurricane Ian. Joshua Martin said the water was over his chain link fence, and he said he had white caps in his backyard during the flooding as his family evacuated to safety on

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