Today we are talking about what is base flood elevation also known as BFE?

This is the level that FEMA or the National Flood Insurance Program feels that flooding could come to on a regular basis.

Now if flooding comes above this level it’s going to be pretty rare which would fall under the 100 year or 500 year flood zone.

So let’s just say that you are building a house when building you want to make sure that you’re above this line. The reason is the lower you go below this line the harder it will be to get insurance and the more expensive that insurance will be. Also the chances of your home or property flooding will be much higher.

So if you have questions about how exactly how the base flood elevation might be impacting your rates please reach out to us. Also subscribe to our YouTube Channel and like our Facebook page where we do daily flood education videos.

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