Buying a House in a Flood Zone

Last week I was looking at a property in the Hartford area with a buyer client. The house had previously been in what was classified as a flood zone, but was recently removed from the FEMA flood hazard map as being an area of concern. For some background, in 2008, FEMA concluded a nationwide 5-year, $1 billion project creating more accurate, digital flood plain maps. Neighborhood designations throughout the country were changed, including the Hartford