Buying a house that was flooded when Sandy swept over Long Island adds a lot of layers to the process, and house hunters need to do more research, and in some cases pay a little more money to make sure they know exactly what they're getting.
Buyers should be sure to get a thorough inspection, expect financing issues and beware of hidden costs.
Here are some of the Sandy-damaged homes for sale on Long Island.
This house on Jackson Avenue in Seaford sits on a canal and was flooded with three feet of water during superstorm Sandy. (April 18, 2013)
The Sandy-damaged Jackson Avenue home is listed for $315,000. It has been gutted.
The Seaford home was gutted and treated for mold, but it needs new electrical wiring, a boiler and a water heater. It's listed for $315,000.
Listed for sale for $319,000, this Sandy-damaged home at 16 Mound St. in Lindenhurst had almost a foot of water during superstorm Sandy, just weeks after it was first listed in September 2012. (April 18, 2013)
The seller gutted and renovated the entire bottom floor of the Mound Street house in Lindenhurst after it was damaged during Sandy. (April 18, 2013)
This home on East Harrison Street in Long Beach, first listed July 30, 2012, took on about two feet of water during superstorm Sandy. (April 17, 2013)
Damage from Sandy can still be seen outside this Long Beach home on East Harrison Street. (April 17, 2013)
The Long Beach seller replaced the wall board, floors and heating system in the house. (April 17, 2013)
The seller of this Long Beach house on East Harrison Street ripped out all the flooring so that the property could be treated for mold. (April 17, 2013)
This home on Wavecrest Drive in Mastic Beach was badly damaged during superstorm Sandy. The three-bedroom ranch is listed for sale for $99,000. (April, 17 2013)
This house on Garfield Street in Freeport has a new heating system and lower-level frame, according to the $239,000 listing. It was damaged during superstorm Sandy. (April 17, 2013)
This three-bedroom, 1½-bath ranch on Roosevelt Boulevard in East Patchogue had more than three feet of water during superstorm Sandy. A buyer for the house, which went on the market in December with an asking price of $180,000, would have to raise it. (April 17, 2013)
This one-bedroom, one-bath bungalow on Edwin Court in East Rockaway is being sold as is with an asking price of $85,000. Less than a block from a canal, the property was flooded with four feet of water during Sandy, and is now gutted to the beams. (April 17, 2013)
Damaged by Sandy, this three-bedroom ranch on Clocks Boulevard in Massapequa is being sold as is with an asking price of $299,000. (April 23, 2013)
The rear exterior of the Sandy-damaged home for sale on Clocks Boulevard in Massapequa. (April 23, 2013)
Damage to the interior of the house on Clocks Boulevard in Massapequa. The property is being sold as is with a $299,000 asking price. (April 23, 2013)
The interior of the Sandy-damaged home on Clocks Boulevard in Massapequa was ravaged by wind and water. (April 23, 2013)
The Sandy-damaged Massapequa ranch, listed for $299,000, has a 200-foot bulkhead. (April 23, 2013)
Sold as is, this home on Babylon Road in Mastic Beach was damaged during superstorm Sandy, and the owners repaired most of it, but left the carpet and painting to be done by the buyer, according to the listing. The seller is asking $239,000. (April 23, 2013)
This three-bedroom home on Ohio Place in Island Park was damaged during Sandy but is now on the market for $350,000. The seller installed new floors, walls, roof and lower-level heating system after the storm, according to the listing.
The interior of this house on Ohio Place was renovated after superstorm Sandy ravaged it.