New FEMA Flood Maps - Norfolk County Massachusetts

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Home buyers and sellers may face some changes when it comes to Flood Insurance in Norfolk County Massachusetts. The Norfolk County maps, currently in preliminary form, are scheduled to become effective on June 17, 2012.

Read the news release at -

Flood hazard maps, also known as Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps, indicate whether properties are in areas of high, moderate or low flood risk. In reviewing the new Norfolk County maps, many property owners may find that their risk is higher or lower than they thought. If the risk level for a property changes, so may the requirement to carry flood insurance.

Communities affected are:

  • Avon
  • Bellingham
  • Braintree
  • Brookline
  • Canton
  • Cohasset
  • Dedham
  • Dover
  • Foxborough
  • Franklin
  • Holbrook
  • Medfield
  • Medway
  • Millis
  • Milton
  • Needham
  • Norfolk
  • Norwood
  • Plainville
  • Quincy
  • Randolph
  • Sharon
  • Stoughton
  • Walpole
  • Wellesley
  • Westwood
  • Weymouth
  • Wrentham

MA Home InspectorWhen buying a home in Norfolk County Massachusetts, contact United Inspection Service for your home inspection.   United Inspection Service 508-788-1447



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Insurance Solutions
Insurance Solutions Unlimited, LLC - West Palm Beach, FL

yes, we see that every year around the country, homeowners receive a letter from the bank requiring flood insurance as they are now in a hazardous flood zone


Mar 24, 2012 09:06 PM #1
Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula
Realty Works Temecula - Temecula, CA
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Jim:  Buyers need to be aware of the added expense of things like flood insurance when purchasing a home!  Great that you posted the Counties in Massachusetts that are affected by re-designated flood areas.

Apr 13, 2012 03:07 PM #2
Larry Lawfer
YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles UnlimitedĀ® - Newton, MA
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Thanks for posting this I work some of these areas and have listings as well as interested buyers.  Having the inside information, albeit a month after it came out, keeps me on my toes. Thanks again.

PS Your link is broken, where can I find this material

Jul 29, 2012 10:44 PM #3
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