Building A Home On LBI After Sandy

Dated: 09/15/2013

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New Construction on Long Beach Island After Hurricane Sandy

LBI Real Estate and Hurricane Sandy

Now that Hurricane Sandy has passed, the Long Beach Island area has been rebuilding! The LBI real estate market has a major influence in the building of a home on LBI after Sandy as there are some important things buyers in the LBI real estate market are looking for. The Federal Government has created new flood guidelines for Long Beach Island NJ that dictate how Building a New Home on Long Beach Island NJ After Hurricane Sandy must take place. In general, there are two major flood zones on Long Beach Island NJ:
  • ā€œAā€ flood zones which are considered to be less dangerous and therefore have more freedom in design
  • ā€œVā€ zones where are considered to be subject to direct wave impact and therefore must have additional construction measures taken in design and construction.
Regardless of the flood zone, building to the current standards will not only make your house safer in the face of future storms, but will also reduce your flood insurance. In addition, by building to the new flood codes, the house will be all the more appealing to buyers in the LBI real estate market. For more information on building a home on LBI after Sandy pleas visit the link below:

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