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Your State Government at Work- Really!

Your State Government at Work- Really!

There are some great resources that can be found via the State’s website. This one is a treasure trove of information regarding Sinkholes. How they are formed, where they are most likely to occur, how to make a claim with both the local authorities and your Insurance company and on and on. There is no doubt that Sinkholes are a major reason that Homeowners Insurance rates have steadily risen in the past half decade. This great State...

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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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State Farm Rate Increase Approved for Florida

State Farm Rate Increase Approved for Florida

Share The largest homeowners property insurance company in Florida, State Farm, was just granted a large increase in premium rates for Homeowners. The 18.8 percent AVERAGE increase looms larger for most of the policyholders, as the HO-3 (Homeowners policy) was actually granted a 27.9 rate increase that will effect over 550,000 policyholders. YIKES!! These rates are effective June 1 for new business and July 15 for any renewals. If...

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