I'm shopping around for hurricane coverage for my VA home loan. My agent is asking me if I want a 2%, 3%, 5%, or higher amount of deductible. I would like to know what is acceptible.
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The maximum allowable deductible for insurance covering a property (including common elements in a PUD, condo, or co-op project) securing a first mortgage loan is 5% of the face amount of the policy. When a policy provides for a separate wind-loss deductible (either in the policy itself or in a separate endorsement), that deductible must be no greater than 5% of the face amount of the policy.
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