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Flood Risk Analysis for Residential Properties

Find out your home's risk against flood with our residential flood risk analysis.

Flood Risk America’s detailed flood risk analysis provides a comprehensive analysis of flood risk for any residential property in both Canada and the US. These reports represent a very detailed outline of flood risks for each property and evaluates if there are any new preliminary (upcoming) maps coming in the future. It not only allows the understanding of the true flood risk, but it also allows for correction to inaccurate flood zone designations on the flood map for each location.

Flood Risk America assists property owners to challenge inaccurate flood maps. Many times the flood maps are unfavorable, allowing property owners to pay more than they need to on flood insurance. As property owners, FRA understands that all of this can be frustrating and overwhelming.

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We can help make this process painless and cost-effective.

FRA analyzes the flood data and brings properties to a plus elevation verses a negative elevation. Not only can we evaluate your flooding risk, but we can also look into the historical flooding and adjacent properties risk of flooding to the area. These services become very important If you are building in this area for purposes of base flood elevation and how high to build. Not only can FRA look at your property, but we can also evaluate your current flood insurance program to FRA’s analysis. When doing so, this allows us to assess for opportunities to LOWER Flood deductibles and incur better sub-limits. While performing these assessments we can also identify possible savings wherever this is possible.

Flood Risk America assists property owners to challenge inaccurate flood maps. Many times the flood maps are unfavorable, allowing property owners to pay more than they need to on flood insurance. As property owners, FRA understands that all of this can be frustrating and overwhelming.

Flood Risk Analysis Benefits:

  • Successful reclassification of Flood Zone structures generally yields an 85% savings on flood insurance.
  • This will enhance the marketability of the property
  • Important when building in a flood zone
  • All that is initially needed for our review is a copy of the current flood policies and elevation certificates for each structure
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FRA’s flood zone determinations are a unique service specifically developed for property lending for banks and insurance agents.

FRA’s services are customized for all levels and sizes of property portfolios. We determine whether a large development track is inside, outside, or in neighboring flood zone areas. From the date of receipt, we track and share the status changes from map revisions. FRA uses a web-based system that is staffed by nationally certified flood plain managers dedicated to provide a real-time and thorough assessment. Quality data is guaranteed, audited, and must meet a 99.9% accuracy standard. The cost of flood zone determinations in the United States is free, and in Canada they are $35 per address. (See www.floodzone.ca).

Flood Risk America is capable of pinpointing main sources of flooding on the property, reporting flood height of the closest potential sources of flooding, drainage flood risk assessments, base flood elevations, and lowest and highest adjacent grade elevations. FRA is a knowledge-based company. With our highly skilled engineers and flood specialists, we find alternative ways using these services to re-rate flood insurance policies, giving this company a competitive edge.