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How do you find out a home is in a flooded area?

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How do you find out a home is in a flooded area?

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Posted on Oct 26, 2019 in Topic: Home Appraisals
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Stephanie Drewfs
about 2 weeks ago
Hello! There are a few ways to check if a home is in a flood zone area. One of the quickest and easiest ways is to check with FEMA and type in the home's address on the following website:

https://msc.fema.gov/portal/home


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FEMA: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/home

about 2 weeks ago
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Kathrina Dupree
about 2 weeks ago
When we are going to buy a home, it is important to find whether it is a flood-affected area. This post shares a link which helps us to find it easily. This helps us to reduce further enquiries. https://gethostingproviders.com/hostsailor/ We can find it from the home itself.


about 2 weeks ago
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Veronica Mullenix
about 2 weeks ago
Hi.
FEMA has a flood risk mapping tool, https://www.fema.gov/risk-mapping-assessment-and-planning-risk-map Also, your home insurance rep can possibly help you by looking up the address and checking the CLUE Report for the property. The Seller's Disclosure form also has a section for disclosing past flood events at the property.


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https://www.fema.gov/risk-mapping-assessment-and-planning-risk-map

about 2 weeks ago
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Karen Sherrill
about 2 weeks ago
In addition to the above answers with the links to flood maps (great resource), any property for sale will have a Sellers Disclosure that will state if the property is in a flood zone and, most importantly, if it has flooded in the past. Some properties may be in a flood zone but have a high enough elevation that the home itself did not flood. Gathering information from multiple sources will give you the best answer.


about 2 weeks ago
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Jordan Schilleci
about 1 week ago
Stephanie is very right in the website she listed above. Another way to figure this out, is to work with a realtor that is very familiar with the area you are looking within. Best of luck, Jordan.


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http://byjoandco.com

about 1 week ago
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Adam Schule
about 7 days ago
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about 7 days ago
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Lawrence Allen
about 4 days ago
I use this FEMA website. Simply put in the complete address and you will get a very good flood map.

https://www.harriscountyfemt.org/



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https://www.harriscountyfemt.org/

about 4 days ago
Disclaimer: Answers provided are just opinions and should not be accepted as advice.
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