My monthly mortgage went up $1,000 after my Florida home was put in a flood zone. I'd leave the state but my wife's business is here.

This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Florida resident and former baseball player Danny Collins, whose mortgage on a $400,000, four-bedroom home jumped $1,000 per month with no warning after FEMA redrew its flood zone maps, placing his home in a flood zone. My wife and I live in Hobe …

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