Flood Insurance Resources

When shopping the Beach Haven West Real Estate Market, the number one question on a buyer’s mind is “What about Flood Insurance?” https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/index.jsp is a user friendly site to walk you through the world of “Flood Insurance.” 

Flood Insurance Q & A


What is Flood Insurance?

Flood insurance denotes the specific insurance coverage against property loss from flooding.

Do I need Flood Insurance?
Contact your local insurance agency and speak with a licensed insurance professional. Van Dyk offers an experienced staff that can answer all your questions and concerns. 

Is my house located in a designated flood zone?
Visit the following website to find out what flood zone your property is in and your properties Base Flood Elevation requirement http://www.region2coastal.com/

How do I obtain an Elevation Certificate for my property?
Call your local Surveyor. 

Helpful Links:


FEMA Maps

http://fema.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=cbe088e7c8704464aa0fc34eb99e7f30
FEMA 
https://www.fema.gov/ 
Stafford Township House Raising
http://twp.stafford.nj.us/168/House-Raising 
Stafford Township Flood Information Resource Page
http://twp.stafford.nj.us/181/Flood-Information 
NJ Super Storm Sandy Info
http://www.nj.gov/dep/special/hurricane-sandy/ 
ReNew Jersey Stronger
http://www.renewjerseystronger.org/ 

Homeowners Guide to Lightning Safety
http://www.homecity.com/homeowners-lightning-safety-guide
Preparing for Disasters in Your Home: What to Buy, What to Skip

https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/disaster-preparedness-guide.html
Emergency Preparedness and Pets
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness
Important Legal Documents for Disaster Preparedness
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/legal-documents-to-prepare-for-emergency-preparedness
Emergency Preparedness for Seniors
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/seniors
How to Organize and Prepare for Disasters
http://www.yourstoragefinder.com/organize-and-prepare-for-disasters