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Learning from Texas—Why You Must Have Flood Insurance

September 29, 2017 10:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Adding insult to injury, many people affected by recent flooding in Florida and the Gulf Coast did not have flood insurance, meaning that much of what they lost during the flood is simply lost for good. It was the same when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, and this greatly compounded the problems of the region, adding not just months but years to the rebuilding process. Why wouldn’t you have flood insurance? The reason most people didn’t have insurance is also the best reason for everyone to have insurance. The truth is that most people, even in cities with floodplains as... View Article

Flooding Across Florida and the Gulf Coast Shows Why You Need an Elevation Certificate

September 14, 2017 10:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re in a high-risk flood area, you need to get a FEMA Flood Elevation Certificate to prove your home is built to the proper elevation to prevent flooding, which has been deemed “very likely” in your area. If you don’t get the FEMA Flood Elevation Certificate, odds are your insurance will simply be too expensive to afford. Getting a FEMA Flood Elevation Certificate is simple and can save you a lot of grief in the future in the case of an emergency. What is a FEMA Flood Elevation Certificate? A FEMA Flood Elevation Certificate shows the elevation of your... View Article

Benefits of Aerial Drone Surveying in Mobile, AL

September 8, 2017 10:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Having a land survey performed is something that many property owners might choose to do for a number of reasons. From resolving boundary disputes to determining where to begin a development project, aerial drone surveying in Mobile, AL can provide a lot of insight and details that can be very useful to landowners. Having land surveying performed offers a lot of benefits, and the specific use of drones can be an advantageous choice over helicopter surveying or satellite imagery of your property: Detailed imagery: While satellite imagery does offer some degree of insight into what’s going on with your land,... View Article