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Found 2 blog entries for November 2017.

Sea Pines Home

After more than 30 years, and using the latest technology available, FEMA has finally updated and released their highly anticipated preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Beaufort County showing how a 100-year flood event is likely to impact your property. As a result, big changes are in the making for flood insurance requirements on a number of properties around Hilton Head Island, including Sea Pines Plantation. Homes that are presently required to carry flood insurance for mortgage purposes will no longer have that requirement if they're located in FEMA's newly created Zone X (Shaded and Unshaded).

Homes in Zone X (Shaded and Unshaded) are being reclassified onto higher ground with a moderate to minimal risk of flooding. This creates…

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Great News! Science Says You Should Move to the Beach

Lynne Riggs Anderson

If you reside in Ohio, Pittsburgh, Chicago or Connecticut, or any of the other major markets that populate Hilton Head during the summer, you’ve long known that a beach trip is beneficial to your health. It just feels better to be near the ocean.  It may be time to call your favorite island realtor and pack the Penske. Turns out those blissful beach feelings are real, and there is science to back it up.

 At last census, more than 87 million people, or 29%-plus of the U.S. population, live in coastline counties, including more than 41 million along the Atlantic shoreline. On Hilton Head Island,  40,500 people call themselves islanders, and in the summer months, that…

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