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Home Buying in James Island : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Oct 19, 2013
Jeff Harris answered:
Are you trying to determine if your house is in a flood hazard area?

The map associated with your property may be found using the Map Search feature. Note that when viewing the flood map containing your property, the location of your address will not be pinpointed on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.

https://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/mapstore/homepage/MapSearch.html
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Sat Oct 19, 2013
mhthreepalms answered:
This totally depends on the flood zone of the property. There are areas on James Island that are not considered in a flood zone. However, that does not mean a flood will not occur with a hurricane of direct impact if at high tide. If the house is elevated on pilings, or in a flood zone of AE, this can impact the cost. It all depends on the elevation about the base flood level. Looke at www. FEMA.gov. Mortgage lenders require flood insurance unless in zone X.

However, living in Charleston is worth every penny. Good luck!
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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Ed Marill answered:
Charleston has many cultural hubs - almost in every area - Mount Pleasant, James Island, West Ashley, Downtown on the peninsula. It could mean theaters, restaurants, cafes, bookstores, are all close by. If there are any homes you would like more information on, please don't hesitate to contact us.

http://www.findacharlestonhome.com/

(843) 822-3555

Thanks!
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Mon Jul 22, 2013
Rebecca Kroseberg answered:
Hi Nikole,

It's been over 3 years since you have asked this questions. Have you already purchased something or are you still interested in this area?

Talk soon,

Rebecca Kroseberg
Carolina One
843.901.8659
rebecca@CharlestonLifestyleGuide.com
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Ryan Jurrius answered:
Contact Liz at Dunes Properties, she will be able to assist you in finding the perfect Folly rental. Her email is espencer@dunesproperties.com. I have worked with her in the past and highly recomend her for vacation rentals. ... more
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