Exclusively for our Pro users, the FEMA Flood Map allows agents to toggle the flood boundaries on and off to get a better representation of where a property structure lies on the Map.
Where do we obtain our Flood data? Remine's Flood Zone layer relies on FEMA flood maps to categorize properties into various risk zones. Just like the other filters, the Flood Map works as a choropleth to allow you to see a quick visual of of each property's zone.
Don't see flood zone data in your area? Some areas are currently not mapped by FEMA. Check out the FEMA Flood Map Service Center for the latest FEMA Flood Map Data.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP): The NFIP aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures by providing affordable insurance to property owners, renters, and businesses. NFIP also encourages communities to adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations.
Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM): The official map of a community on which FEMA has delineated both the special hazard areas and the risk premium zones applicable to the community.
Base Flood Elevation (BFE): The computed elevation to which floodwater is anticipated to rise during the base (1% annual chance) flood event.
What are the FEMA Flood Zone Designations?
The following zones are depicted on community FIRMs or Flood Hazard Boundary Maps. Each zone reflects the severity or type of flooding in the area.
Moderate to Low Risk Areas - In communities that participate in the NFIP, flood insurance is available to all property owners and renters in these zones:
High Risk Areas - In communities that participate in the NFIP, mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements apply to all of these zones:
High Risk Coastal Areas - In communities that participate in the NFIP, mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements apply to all of these zones.
Undetermined Risk Areas