Flood Insurance Update

Throughout 2013 and 2014 REALTORS® have been working to address serious shortcomings in the 2012 Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.  The law was intended to bring much needed stability to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which had been operating under a series of stopgap measures.  On numerous occasions the program actually lapsed, delaying closingsContinue reading “Flood Insurance Update”

County Revising Regulations in Wake of Flood

The September flood significantly changed the topography of the land and in some cases even the location of the Big Thompson river. The physical floodplain that exists today is much different than what is shown on the effective FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps. The County is preparing to adopt an amendment to the Land UseContinue reading “County Revising Regulations in Wake of Flood”