Isaac Turned Wellington Into Waterfront Property in One Day!

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Yes, Hurricane Isaac decided to turn Wellington into waterfront property Sunday and Monday.  Here is a photo taken by the local Channel 5 Chopper of Wellington Florida right after Hurricane Isaac brought outer bands of rain, thunderstorms, winds and more rain, rain, rain. 

Wellington Floods by Hurricane Isaac

Photo courtesy of Channel 5 - West Palm Beach- Florida. 

Most of Wellington is in a 100 year flood plane which means that this type of flooding is highly unlikely. Even the unlikely can happen. We are almost all back to normal now. 


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Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
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Wow, I know Wellington well, great horse area.

Glad it was not worse than this.

Aug 30, 2012 03:45 PM #1
Sharon Parisi
United Real Estate Dallas - Dallas, TX
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Nestor and Katerina, this photo helps us understand the devastation that Isaac has caused.  I pray that no one was injured and the water recedes as quickly as possible.  My thoughts are with everyone in the storm's path.

Aug 30, 2012 04:46 PM #2
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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Wow, what a mess.  I hope things get back to full normal real soon.  We had it bad last year w/ hurricane Irene.  (and, I'm still getting requests to replace flooring foom that storm).

Aug 30, 2012 09:33 PM #3
Sussie Sutton
David Tracy Real Estate - Houston, TX
David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers

I feel so sorry for those people out there.

FEMA says that everyone should have flood insurance whether you are in an X-Flood Zone or an X-500 Flood Zone. All other zones need to get the insurance but we FEMA members are told just because it has not happen does not mean that it will not happenno matter what Zone you live in.

Aug 30, 2012 10:31 PM #4
Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001 - Gaithersburg, MD
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA

It is amazing how big this hurricane was. . .and the impact for millions of people. . I'm just glad that is now passed and bringing needed rain to the drought in the middle of our country

Aug 30, 2012 11:00 PM #5
Wayne Johnson
Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS® - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale

Lots of locations are feeling the effects of this storm and it's not pretty. The aerial photo really captures the scope of the flooding. Hope things get back to normal for you soon.

Sep 01, 2012 03:13 AM #6
Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D.
Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795 - Santa Maria, CA
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Hi Katerina,

Just stopping by to let you know that I am thinking of you and your family during this time.  I read your email about the experience.

I hope your family is doing well despite the flooding. 

That picture sure looks scary.  I hope it looks worse than it is.



Sep 01, 2012 08:01 AM #7
Katerina Gasset
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Thank you all. Nestor's father is in the hospital in Cincinnati in ICU - I won't be able to make comments right now. 

Sep 01, 2012 10:51 AM #8
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Katerina- I'd heard about the flooding in Wellington but had not seen the aerial picture of it.  Please tell Nestor that I'm sending prayers his way for his Father. 

Sep 01, 2012 11:10 AM #9
Yolanda Hoversten
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite Properties - O'Fallon, IL
Broker - O Fallon, IL Real Estate

Katerina - Isaac brought much needed rain here in SW Illinois though too late to help the corn crop.

Sending prayers your way that Nestor's father recover soon!

Sep 01, 2012 01:54 PM #10
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond

Katerina, having gone through what RI calls the flood of 2010 I understand it so well...i hope that damage is minimal & power returns quickly...i know Louisiana was hit so badly too.

Sep 02, 2012 03:26 AM #11
Eileen Hsu
Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Manhattan, NY

Just stopping by to let you know that we are thinking of you, Nestor and everyone in your family. xo

Sep 08, 2012 11:41 AM #12
Respect Realty LLC
Respect Realty LLC - Milwaukie, OR
Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate

I'm so glad you, your family and your home came out safely. I was praying for all of you down there. 

Sep 10, 2012 12:46 PM #13
Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408 - Daytona Beach, FL
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Katerina - I did not know it was so bad in Wellington. We did not have a problem with Isaac, just rain, but no flooding. you got it way worse. Glad it is over and you are fine

Sep 13, 2012 10:12 PM #14
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