In 2005, when Hurricane Rita headed towards Spring Texas did you stay or did you go? In 2008, when Hurricane Ike came barreling ashore did you stay or did you go?
For both Hurricane Rita and Hurricane Ike, we waivered back and forth in our decision to stay or to go. But ultimately we decided to stay in Spring Texas and ride out the storms. The decision to stay was the right decision. I know a lot of people who wished they had stayed for Hurricane Rita because the mass exodus turned Interstate 45 into a parking lot.
Just in time for this year’s hurricane season, a new storm risk calculator has been released. You can enter an address and the storm calculator estimates the risks of rainfall, power outage, storm surge, and wind damage. The default assessment is for a Category 2 hurricane but you can adjust the strength of the hurricane up to a Category 5.
The storm calculator is an excellent tool to use in deciding whether to stay in Spring Texas or head North when the next hurricane comes ashore.
Jill Wente is an exceptional Realtor - a true professional and an expert in her work. Jill has guided us... read moreJill Wente is an exceptional Realtor - a true professional and an expert in her work. Jill has guided us through the process of buying more than one property over the years and we couldn't wish for a better agent - Jill is the best! Jill is very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with - she works hard to make real-estate transactions appear easy and practically effortless for her clients. Jill has incredible attention to detail when answering questions, sharing important information, preparing paperwork, communicating reminders about the next steps - always timely, accessible, thorough, efficient, and highly professional. When we work with Jill, we know we are in good hands. Very highly recommend Jill to anyone looking for the best real estate agent! read less