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PlayerOneDad t1_j9evbbc wrote

After I saw a house float away from Reef Road in Fairfield after Irene, I'd never buy property within 5 miles of the coast.


mkt853 t1_j9f412y wrote

You don't need to go that far inland. Just stay north of the Post Rd. The shoreline has enough elevation to slow down flood waters.


PlayerOneDad t1_j9fu6qo wrote

In the past. As the water rises, that will change. And it isn't just about water in the house. Services and utilities go down in those communities the higher the water comes up.


1234nameuser t1_j9ezrd6 wrote

I wouldn't worry, taxpayers subsidize it all with NFIP