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Hurricane Delta Updates

Hurricane Delta Updates Looks like we are looking at the next storm in this historic 2020 hurricane season for Southern Louisiana.  As of Wednesday morning, it looks like the Lafayette area is going to be hit again, with an even more potentially damaging storm. Because of the speed of the Hurricane Delta, flooding in Louisiana […]

Donations Requested To Help Hurricane Laura Victims

First Baptist Church Springfield and Advanced Facilities Services will be going to the town of Iowa, La. on September 26, 2020 to feed victims from Hurricane Laura. Many of the citizens are still without lights and sleeping in their cars and/or tents. We are asking for donations of the following: Hamburger patties Hot dogs Variety […]

How Does Flooding Affect Property Values?

  Louisiana is known for flooding.  From Hurricane Katrina, which was one of the most destructive flooding events to ever hit the United States, to simply a flash flood that takes place in New Orleans, when the pumps don’t work properly, Louisiana residents are used to dealing with flooding events. How Flooding Affects Property Values […]

What You NEED To Know About Flood Insurance

Everything That You Need to Know about Flood Insurance While most homeowners have home insurance, there is one protection that they fail to take into account – flood insurance. Homeowners insurance does not clover flooding, and as we have seen in recent years, even areas that didn’t get flooded in the past are now experiencing […]

Hurricane Irma’s Deadly Path

Hurricane Irma With Hurricane Irma being the most powerful (Atlantic) storm in recorded history heading towards the mainland US, many people are worried about what is next.  After rolling over the islands of  Antigua and Barbuda on Tuesday and into Wednesday, the massive category 5 storm is set to hit the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Thursday.  Ultimately moving […]

Tropical Storm May Bring More Flooding to Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy Update: 6-21-2017 11:30 AM With rain and winds most of the night but waking up to sunny skies, many Louisianans are feeling that we have missed a bullet with Tropical Storm Cindy.  Truth is… The storm has yet to make landfall. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statewide State of Emergency […]

FEMA’s Route to SBA – No Government Assistance in Repayment

Where Will The $1.3 Billion Go? Those of us who had to borrow money from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to rebuild our homes after the catastrophic August flood as of now,  are  not getting government funds to help pay off that debt.   As we stood in the stifling heat, under the Federal Emergency […]

Buying a Home: Needs vs Wants

Wants vs. Needs: Making a Home Buying Checklist The home buying process is a long, and sometimes difficult one. But there can be a lot of excitement around the prospect of a new home. Whether this is the first home, or the tenth, you are bound to have ideas about what you like and don’t […]

Louisiana Flood Of 2016: Watch Aerial Video Of Flooding In Baton Rouge Woodlawn Area

Louisiana Flood Of 2016: Watch Aerial Video Of Flooding In Baton Rouge Woodlawn Area Drone footage from Atmosphere Aerial captured flooding Monday (Aug. 15) near Tiger Bend and Jones Creek roads in Baton Rouge's Woodlawn area. [ne_semantic_video video_id=”qbIek5O02cg” title=”Louisiana Flood Of 2016: Watch Aerial Video Of Flooding In Baton Rouge Woodlawn Area” upload_time=”2016-08-16T22:16:10.000Z” description=”Drone footage […]