Satisfy the growing demands of homeowners to maintain affordable housing costs in US coastal markets. FORTIFIED for Existing Homes GOLD offers buyers peace of mind that the next violent tropical event is not likely to leave their family homeless, trigger large out of pocket expenses, or cause loss of their personal possessions. Building resilient homes is not only cost effective it may reduce closing costs by lowering insurance costs. The fact is Safer Stronger homes have great appeal to consumers and contribute to a responsible effort to build resilient affordable coastal communities.
FORTIFIED GOLD homes can reduce insurance costs by as much as 40% depending on the carrier (Alabama and Mississippi). Some carriers also lower windstorm deductibles for the same premium as a code built home. This can reduce the cost of homeownership by hundreds or even thousands every year while reducing the potential for out-of pocket expense typically attributed to windstorm damage to roofs.
Associate your company with a nationally recognized, trusted building safety program to increase community resilience and build market advantage. Building FORTIFIED GOLD is cost effective and aligns your company while improving overall economic stability and resiliency of the communities you build in.
FORTIFIED for Existing Homes rigorous third party inspections process helps reduce liability issues. Higher building standards helps builders avoid common construction defects that can arise by depending on local code enforcement which can lead to construction practices below minimum code requirements for structural strength.