Can the Florida Insurance Market Withstand Another Hurricane Andrew?

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By Gavin Bradshaw | August 29, 2022   When Hurricane Andrew came ashore as the first named tropical storm of the 1992 North Atlantic hurricane season, it followed a seven-year hiatus in major hurricane activity in Florida. Industry predictions at the time were that it would cost insurers around $4 billion to $5 billion, but […]

Fight over Florida’s property insurance law headed to court

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Author: CBS MIAMI TEAM Published: September 11, 2022 9:29 AM EDT Credit: CBS News (CBS MIAMI) Contractors have launched an appeal in a legal battle about part of a new Florida property-insurance law that restricted attorney fees in disputes about claims. The Restoration Association of Florida and Air Quality Assessors, LLC, an Orlando firm that […]

BBB: How to prevent mold outbreaks this hurricane season

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Severe storms, a humid climate, leaky pipes, or continuous rain can make homes susceptible to flooding and mold. When excessive moisture or water accumulates indoors, excessive mold growth will often occur, particularly if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed. How can you tell if you have mold in your home? The EPA states that […]

Does Home Insurance Cover Fire Damage?

Homeowners insurance can protect you against the financial risk of fire damage. Amy Fontinelle Edited by Chris Jennings Updated August 18, 2022 Our goal is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we receive compensation from our partner lenders, whom we will always identify, all opinions are our […]