Tag: Tampa Bay

Rising Flood Insurance Rates

Homeowners Are Feeling the Pinch from Rising Flood Insurance Rates.  Homeowners throughout the Tampa Bay area could see flood insurance rates rise, again. Simply, the National Flood Insurance Program, which provides many such policies in the region, is likely to continue to raise insurance rates for homeowners. The reason is easy to see, as flooding continues to be a concern as massive hurricanes continue to... Read Article

What to do before and after the storm

Before the storm  The CFA offers these three tips:  Locate your homeowners or renters policy, and make sure it's in a safe place where you can reach it after the storm. Review your policy to find out how and where to report a claim. If possible, document your belongings with photos or a video tour. The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America also recommends a... Read Article

Are You Ready For Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season is here, are you ready for it?  Floridians often take a ho-hum attitude when hurricane seasons arrives believing that if they and their property came through past hurricanes without incident, they are safe. These folks are mistaken as the need for advance preparations cannot be overstated. How To Prepare for Hurricane Season Start planning for hurricane season in Florida before the season begins.... Read Article

Insurance Rates Rise in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Floridians are driving more and getting into a lot more accidents, and they're paying the price with rising car insurance rates that are already among the nation's highest. Premiums have risen 14 percent statewide since Jan. 1 of last year — nearly the exact opposite of the ubiquitous TV commercials offering savings of 15 percent or more on car insurance. "People are driving more,"... Read Article

Dimmitt Insurance at Festivals of Speed St Petersburg

Dimmitt Insurance was proud to participate in this year's Festivals of Speed St Pete. The Festivals of Speed Car Show was held in Vinoy Park in Downtown St Pete on Sunday. Hundreds of cars were on display from dealerships and owners. Dimmitt Insurance raffled off an iWatch and met hundreds of guests. Dimmitt Insurance also had a special VIP tent with food and drinks for Dimmitt Insurance clients... Read Article