Altamax Surveying & Floodtip.com

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HOMEOWNERS - and Property Managers:  

If you have received a letter from your mortgage company requiring you to purchase flood insurance, you have come to the right place. We provide Elevation Certificates by an in house Professional Surveyor & Mapper / Certified Floodplain Manager to properly rate your premiums, and submit applications to FEMA for removal from the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), if applicable. We will have Removal Letter within 1 week in most cases. If the structure or property is removed from the SFHA , you may provide the Letter of Map Amendment (Removal) to your Mortgage Company to remove the "Mandatory Purchase Requirement".


FEMA Flood Zone Services & Elevation Certificates

Order an Elevation Certificate to properly rate your Flood Insurance Premiums, Remove your property and/or structure from the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), reduce your Flood Insurance Premiums, increase your coverage, and increase your Real Estate Value.

Reviewed by Certified Floodplain Manager - Professional Surveyor & Mapper

Company Overview
 

We are a company dedicated to being proactive in helping Flood Insurance Policy Holders; Flood Insurance Agents; Lenders; National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); and local communities. Our knowledge and expertise of the technical issues related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) help our clients in many ways. The following explains how our knowledge helps each of these Industries and/or governing entities.

Dispute services:
 

We also provide thorough reviews of the Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (SFHDF). We will accurately plot the property's location on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), provide a thorough search for any existing Letter of Map Changes (LOMC) that may correct the flood zone and remove the property from the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).

FLOOD INSURANCE AGENTS:  

We provide Elevation Certificates and consulting services for technical issues related to rating Flood Insurance Policies in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA). We also provide Base Flood Elevations (BFE) for Zone "A" areas where no BFE has been established by FEMA or the local community. We will make a thorough review of the Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (SFHDF) to determine if the subject property has been accurately placed in a (SFHA).

LENDERS:   

We provide Standard Flood Hazard Determination Forms (SFHDF) and evaluations of existing SFHDFs. We will accurately plot the property's location on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and provide a thorough search for any existing Letter of Map Changes (LOMC) that may remove the property from the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). We also provide Elevation Certificates for rating Flood Insurance Policies and Letter of Map Amendments (LOMA) for removing structures or properties from the SFHA. Check construction loan projects that may have issues with being located in a SFHA. Eliminate failed closings due to the Mandatory Purchase Requirement of Flood Insurance based on an incorrect SFHDF or a incorrect rating of premiums.

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP): 

We can help train local communities with technical issues such as: (a) how to properly search for Letter of Map Changes (LOMC) using chain of title methods, cross referencing old platted maps with new re-platted maps and using existing GIS maps and databases to link LOMC and Elevation Certificates to existing parcels. (b) providing Base Flood Elevations (BFE) for certain Zones that currently do not have BFE's. (c) training communities on the importance of maintaining and organizing crutial documents that relate to the NFIP, such as Elevation Certificates, Revalidation Letters, Letter of Map Changes, Topographic Maps and making them readily available for the public and professionals.

Free Evaluation of Elevation Certificates