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Reduced Flood Damage: Elevating a house above the base flood elevation (BFE) significantly reduces the risk of flood damage during a flood event. This can save homeowners a substantial amount of money on repairs and insurance claims as well as increase the resale value.
Lower Flood Insurance Premiums: Flood Insurance, if still offered for your home, increases each year. Many flood insurance policies offer reduced premiums for homes that are elevated above the BFE. By raising your house, you can often qualify for lower flood insurance rates, resulting in long-term cost savings.
Increased Property Value: Elevated homes tend to have higher resale values because they are perceived as safer investments. Buyers are often willing to pay more for homes that are less susceptible to flood damage.
Property Tax Savings: In Florida, ad valorem taxes are collected on the just value of non-exempt properties, which includes home additions that expand your home's square footage. The unique advantage of raising your home, made possible by Bill HJR 1377, is that it won't increase your home's assessed value. This means you can expand your living space without increasing property taxes.
Environmental Benefits: Elevated homes can contribute to preserving natural landscapes and habitats. By minimizing the need for extensive flood control measures, you reduce the impact on local ecosystems.
Expanding Your Living Space: Your affection for your current home and neighborhood is undeniable. Yet, with soaring mortgage rates and the escalating value of real estate, trading up seems nearly impossible. Opting to elevate your house for extra living space offers a practical and sensible solution.
An average home can be raised in just 5 to 7 weeks, what takes time however are the finishes after the lift is complete. Finishes are decided by the homeowner and can take anywhere from 2 weeks up to 4 months.
There are many financing options for your home lift. If you're willing to do some research and have a great deal of patience, FEMA offers a Flood Mitigation Grant Program and the State of Florida also has a Resilience Program that may be able to provide funds.
If you prefer to go the more immediate route, JAS has set up a financing program with a local Tampa Bay lender that can provide you with a Home Equity Line of Credit to fund the lifting of your home.
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