What you will find on your substantial damage letter generated by FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator software

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A detailed look at what you will find on your FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator SDE output. For more details about each section I recommend that you read the SDE 3.0 User Manual and Field Workbook published by FEMA for the SDE software.

By Murray Wennerlund published 5-2-2021 updated 5-2-2021 1 min. 6 seconds read viewed 450 times. Download PDF


Substantial Damage Estimator

Subdivision

  • Subdivision
  • Parcel#
  • Lot Number
  • Elev. of  Lowest Floor
  • Datum

Community

  • NFIP Community NAME
  • NFIP Community ID #
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

Building Address

  • Owner's NAME
  • Street Address
  • City
  • County
  • State
  • Zip
  • Phone
  • Additional Owner(s)

Building Information 

  • Year of Construction
  • Type
  • Quality 

Damage Information 

  • Date of Inspection
  • Inspected by
  • Inspector Phone
  • Date of Damage
  • Cause of Damage
  • Duration of Flood
  • Est. depth above lowest floor
  • Resident Information 

NFIP Information 

  • Firm Panel #
  • Suffix
  • Date of FIRM Panel
  • Firm Zone
  • BFE
  • Regulatory Floodway 

Percent Damaged 

  • Value of Building
  • Percent Damaged
  • Cost of Repairs / Improvements 

Damage Summary 

  • Replacement Cost
  • Depreciation %
  • Computed Actual Cash Value
    (Per FEMA Publication 213, Actual Cash Value may be used as Market Value)

Optional User Entered Data 

  • Professional Appraisal
  • Tax Assessment
  • Factor Adjustment
  • Adjusted Tax Assessed Value
  • Contractor's Estimate of Repairs / Improvements
  • Community's Estimate of Repairs / Improvements

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