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New Florida Homeowners Insurance Clearinghouse destined to fail

Should anyone be excited about the new Homeowners Insurance Clearinghouse being created as part of the 2013 Florida property insurance legislation recently signed into law by the governor? No. You can read more about the new law here: 2013 Florida Property Insurance Legislation signed into law by Governor Scott. The new clearinghouse that will begin […]

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Florida homeowners insurance system still only 1 storm away from financial collapse

The Florida homeowners insurance system is still in a precarious position as we head into hurricane season. Most homeowners in Florida haven’t paid enough attention to the spin that is being put on a situation where not enough money is being collected to pay for claims that will occur as a result of damage from […]

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Private Florida Home Insurance Rates Stabilize, But More Citizen Increases on the Way

According to a recent news article by the News Press, those that have private Florida homeowners insurance are not expected to see significant rate increases in the near future. However those who have their coverage with Citizens Property Insurance Corporation will not experience the same good fortune – neither will those who have insurance for […]

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2013 Florida Property Insurance Legislation signed into law by Governor Scott

Earlier this governor Rick Scott signed into law the Florida property insurance legislation presented by the House and Senate. Don’t hold your breath on this law because for the most part this Florida homeowners insurance legislation is unimpressive. Stripped of earlier provisions that would have required Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to raise their rates to […]

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Florida homeowners insurance rates still include Cat Fund charges from 2005

Florida homeowners insurance rates are still too high – there’s no doubt about it. Despite the fact that the last major hurricanes occurred during 2005 – nearly eight years ago, Florida property insurance rates are still out of control. With all those hurricane free years behind us there are many government leaders and politicians still […]

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The Best Way to Shop for a Great Florida Homeowners Insurance Company

As the Florida homeowners insurance crisis continues it is becoming more difficult to find a great Florida homeowners insurance company. Why? Because most of the large, national, well capitalized Florida homeowners insurance companies have all but left the market. What is left for you as a consumer to consider is a very limited group of […]

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Florida Homeowners Insurance Shopping – Why You Need to Shop Your Policy With More Than One Agent

A number of Florida newspapers have run stories on how you can save money by changing your insurer and coverage on your home. Some of the things you can do to save money include as part of your Florida homeowners insurance shopping include: Changing deductibles Making sure you are getting all of the hurricane mitigation […]

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Florida Homeowners Insurance Cost is a Major Source of Stress

Leadership Florida recently released the results of its annual survey and the results are not encouraging. Rising Florida property insurance rates now surpass property taxes as a financial concern among residents and this includes Florida condominium insurance as well. The survey found that 46% of residents feel that property insurance puts more stress on their […]

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