Monday, July 16, 2018 To Floridians, hurricanes are no joke. These storms can leave unpredictable damage, from a few downed trees to flattened neighborhoods. We all know to take this summertime weather threat seriously. Doing so is critical to our safety. What are some of the things you can do now to prepare in case a hurricane develops? READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
State-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. moved a step closer toward capping coverage for non-weather-related water damage repairs for customers who refuse to use the company's handpicked contractors.
Its Board of Governors unanimously approved the company's plan to impose a $10,000 limit on... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 9, 2017Floods may arise suddenly during bouts of severe weather. During such times, rapidly rising waters may trap people inside their homes. That means that floods do pose a personal threat to many people. If you become trapped in your home during a time of flooding, your safety is at risk. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 4, 2017Whether you're facing burst pipes, sudden flash flooding, or an ongoing leak, water damage can be absolutely devastating to a home. Not only can it attract mold and mildew, but it can also wreck your furniture, clothing and walls. What you do in the beginning when dealing with that water damage is absolutely crucial to saving your property. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 25, 2016TALLAHASSEE — Florida's continued lucky streak when it comes to dodging hurricane is helping a key state fund reach its best financial shape ever in the two decades it has been in place. The state-created fund known as the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund should have $17. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 23, 2016ORLANDO — This is the season when weather forecasters and emergency managers tell Floridians, over and over, that they're at risk from tropical storms. The problem is making them take the warnings seriously and do things that will reduce the impact hurricanes can have on their lives and property. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 16, 2015A storm has left you with a flooded office. Flood repair was not on your to-do list for the day, but now it's one of the most important factors limiting your business from operating. Floods can cause extensive damage in a number of ways. If you are facing a risk like this, your business insurance should offer the level of coverage and protection you need. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 2, 2015When you borrow money to buy a home and sign all of those documents describing the terms of the mortgage, one of those clauses may say that you are required to carry and maintain flood insurance on the property. READ MORE >>
Friday, October 24, 2014Florida homeowners concerned about the rising cost of their flood insurance are being encouraged by the state to find out whether a policy written by a private company can save them money.
So far, shoppers will find only a few companies competing with the long-established National Flood Insura... READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 23, 2014MIAMI, FL – October 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Over the last two days, Congressman Joe Garcia hosted senior leaders from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) in his district for a discussion on the future of the the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Florida, and the implementation of H. READ MORE >>