FEMA Flood Zone Definitions

Definitions of FEMA Flood Zone Designations

Flood zones are geographic areas that the FEMA has defined according to varying levels of flood risk. These zones are depicted on a community’s Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) or Flood Hazard Boundary Map. Each zone reflects the severity or type of flooding in the area. Moderate to Low Risk…

Generac Home Generator

Choosing the Best Generator For This Hurricane Season

We are officially in hurricane season now and the severe weather potential will increase purchases of things like fans, portable air conditioners, flashlights and the like. Tropical storms and hurricanes here in South Florida pose the threat of power outages where retailers have difficulty keeping portable generators in stock. In…

Hurricane Wilma Storm Coming

Will Hurricane Wilma affect Florida Real Estate Market?

The recent passing of Hurricane Wilma through South Florida has done very little damage to property. The storm, while quite strong as it passed through Broward County, resulting in mostly fallen trees and limbs, and the loss of power. ┬áThe Florida Keys, Miami Beach, Downtown Miami and areas on the…