Flooded Cars: What to do if you bought a submarine instead of a subcompact?

Hurricane Harvey has dumped tons of rain on the Greater Houston Area and those floodwaters have swallowed up thousands upon thousands of cars. The news coverage will, for good reason, focus on the damage to personal property and homes, but the sale of flooded vehicles is another serious casualty of these kinds of storms.

Not all dealers are up front when a car has flood damage, and it can cost you. Even if a car looks good and seems to run fine, expensive problems can appear later as corrosion continues to creep inside critical components. This article talks about how to protect yourself from this and what to do if you purchase a flood damaged car.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Damage & Insurance

Right now the roads in Houston are impassable and there are a lot of people who are in need of help. I want to do what I can to provide whatever assistance I can to as many people as possible. Please let us know how we can help! I’m writing a series of articles to provide you with some information that might be helpful as you try to recover and rebuild in the weeks and months ahead.

It’s safe to say that most of the Houston area damage related to Hurricane Harvey is flood related. The rains just continue to batter this area and many are sleeping in makeshift shelters and relying upon the kindness of neighbors and strangers to stay safe and dry tonight. There are several things you need to know from a legal standpoint to help you recover after the flooding.

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