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Category: Home Insurance

Protect Your Home During the Holidays

Ho, Ho, Help Me During the Holidays!  The holiday season is notorious for mishaps and unexpected occurrences in the form of break-ins and thefts. Whether you’re staying home to entertain family and friends or headed out for a lengthy period, your property may be at risk. The best way to ensure you have some protection in place is to make sure your homeowner's insurance policy...

New bill passed…. Is relief coming for Florida Homeowners Insurance?

Florida’s doing something about property insurance in their state. In an attempt to consider legislation that affects reinsurance, property insurance, civil remedies, appropriations, and changes to the Florida building code that will improve the affordability of property insurance, a special legislative session was called. As a result of the session, bills were signed (Read More) by Governor DeSantis on May 26, 2022. Here is a...

Rising Home Insurance Rates in Florida

Home insurance is something all homeowners need but in Florida, they wish they could go without. Unfortunately, Florida’s homeowners' insurance rates continue to increase for a number of reasons. In fact, Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-run home insurer approved two rate increases. The first, is an average 11% rate increase this year, followed by a 12% rate increase occurring in 2023. Is it surprising?...

What is Umbrella Insurance?

If you’ve ever heard someone talk about an additional insurance policy they have, chances are it’s an umbrella insurance policy. These are useful because you have extra protection for your existing policies. That means your auto, homeowners, and boat insurance policies are extended. One of the biggest advantages is coverage for things that may not be included in a standard policy like slander, false arrest,...

Preparing Your Home for the New Year

Ushering in a new year can be exciting, but making sure your home is up-to-par is a priority. Ensuring you’re well prepared is key. These tips will put you on the right track and make sure you welcome 2022 with a bang! Declutter Have you stopped to think about all the “stuff” you accumulate over a year? That’s not even including the extras that joined...