Not Just Another Picket Fence

Not Just Another Picket Fence

Imagine you just bought a new house. You look at your fenced in backyard, ready to mow and manicure your new land for years to come. But here’s the problem, you may not own all the land inside the fence or worse, you may own land that is located outside of the fence!...
How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

How long is an Elevation Certificate Good For?

An Elevation Certificate (EC) doesn’t have an expiration date per say, but there are some factors that do play a role in determining if an EC is still “good”. First thing to keep in mind is to consider if the FIRM been updated? The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are...
Survey Nightmares That Never End…

Survey Nightmares That Never End…

A while ago we shared a story about a REALTOR® who ran into a situation where she was being advised that “the surveying company is just wrong” this was stated by an employee who works in the Assessor’s office. The REALTOR® was also told that the boundary survey they...

Does An Elevation Certificate Expire?

An Elevation Certificate, otherwise known as an EC doesn’t have an expiration date, but there are some factors that do play a role in determining if an Elevation Certificate is still “good”. Has the FIRM been updated? The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are updated...