How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

An Elevation Certificate (EC) doesn’t have an expiration date per say, but there are some factors that do play a role in determining if an EC is still “good”. First thing to keep in mind is to consider if the FIRM been updated? The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are...
What Is A Lot Consolidation Plat?

What Is A Lot Consolidation Plat?

A lot consolidation is requested by someone who wants to take multiple existing lots and combine them to create fewer “new” lots creating “consolidating” the lots. What type of property can be consolidated? A residential, commercial or industrial property may be...

New: Flood Insurance Extension & Reform Coming

The Senate approved a bill this week, and the president signed it, to keep the National Flood Insurance Program operating for four more months. Find out why NAR is still urging for reforms to make the program solvent and sustainable for the long term. Full article:...

FEMA Update: Program extended until December 8th

National Flood Insurance Program: Reauthorization This page provides information related to reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to inform NFIP policyholders, industry partners, government officials, and other stakeholders. Congress must...
Who Offers Flood Insurance

Who Offers Flood Insurance

FLood Insurance is offered through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This federal program offers flood insurance, which can be purchased from more than 80 private insurance companies....
FEMA LOMA Approval – How Long Does It take?

FEMA LOMA Approval – How Long Does It take?

When a licensed Professional Land Surveyor or Engineer are hired to perform an Elevation Certificate (EC), they are providing data which will determine if the structure located on the lot is at risk of flooding. If the EC results are favorable and the structure is...