Marblehead to vote on new flood map

At Town Meeting on May 5, Marblehead voters will be asked to approve new flood maps.

Becky Curran, Town Planner, has put together this FAQ about the proposal. Note that this action is to approve the maps. The FAQ clearly explains the separate provisions, which affect flood insurance, in  the new Act passed recently to overhaul Biggert-Waters. 

If you  – or somebody you know – are considering buying or selling a home and have questions about the market and/or current home prices, feel free to contact me on 617.834.8205 or

Andrew Oliver is a Realtor with Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty 


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