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Hurricane Kit- Be Prepared for at Least 3 Days

Hurricane Kit- Be Prepared for at Least 3 Days

With the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season winding down, now is a good time to make plans for you and your family to be prepared. This might seem counter-intuitive, however getting ready now will be one less thing to worry about should a storm arise, and you’ll be ahead of the pack come late spring 2013 when the new Hurricane Season begins. Plus, buying these supplies now will save you money, as once a storm in on the horizon prices tend...

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Homeowners Insurance Personal Property, Coverage ‘C’Inventory

Homeowners Insurance Personal Property, Coverage ‘C’Inventory

After we have determined the correct Replacement Cost value for the reconstruction of your home (for the Dwelling Coverage ‘A’), then next most important coverage to focus on is the Homeowners Insurance Personal Property, or sometimes referred to as Contents coverage (coverage ‘C’). Many Insurance companies have a built in limit of 50% of the Dwelling Coverage A, however there are some companies that will let you...

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Before the Next Storm Arrives…

Before the Next Storm Arrives…

With the first real hurricane of the season now past us, it is a good time to take stock in our preparedness. Being prepared for the worst certainly includes provisions such as water, food, batteries & lighting as well as alternate shelter plans and being ready when the storm passes. One often overlooked function of being totally prepared is to take stock, or inventory, of all the items of importance in your home. An easy way to do...

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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

There are many resources and places to find tips for keeping you, your family and your belongings safe during this Hurricane Season. The Sun-Sentinel newspaper had a good basic list of items to have on hand to be ready for a pending storm. Find the list here- In my research and personal experience I have found a few other items that can make your preparations even easier. For keeping fresh water on hand, it is hard to beat the Water B.O.B....

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More Wind Mit News – Sun Sentinel Excerpt

More Wind Mit News – Sun Sentinel Excerpt

Sun Sentinel Article Here This article by Julie Patel of the Sun Sentinel newspaper adds more detail to the Video posted here recently regarding Wind Mitigation discounts and the new Inspection standards that are being applied. The news may not be as bad as it seems, however now more than ever, Consumers and Agents must be diligent to ensure that the maximum Wind Mitigation premium reduction (discounts on your Homeowners policy)are...

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Wind Mitigation News

Wind Mitigation News

This video of a segment that recently aired on Channel 4 news here in South Florida is a good synopsis of what the new revised Wind Mitigation guidelines are having on the discounts and credits available for Homeowners Insurance. (click here for viewing) We’ll dig deeper into these issues in coming posts, and feel free to send in your comments and questions regarding Wind Mitigation Discounts and Homeowners Insurance....

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