Florida’s Citizens aims to shed more homeowners insurance policies

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Insurer aims to become more consumer friendly by getting rid of additional policies Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance is looking to become more consumer friendly by shedding additional policies in order to become more financially sustainable. Over the past four years, Citizens, which is the last resort provider of homeowners insurance policies for consumers in the state, has shed approximately 1 million policies. These policies have been transferred to private insurers that are honoring the policies that were initially sold by Citizens. The insurer has been shedding these policies in order…

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Citizens Property Insurance to shed more policyholders

Florida homeowners insurance, Citizens Property

Five more insurers in Florida have now been approved to take on the homeowners policies of the state-backed giant. In recent property insurance news, state regulators have now given their approval to five homeowners insurers based in the state in order to give Citizens the opportunity to unload up to 132,441 more policies. Citizens will start to shift more of its homeowners policies outward to those insurers, beginning in February. This will help Citizens to be able to better pursue its goal of removing as many property insurance policies as…

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Homeowners insurance from Citizens to be lost by many property owners

Florida homeowners insurance, Citizens Property

By January, there will be tens of thousands of consumers who will no longer be covered by the state-backed company. January is coming ever closer, and by that time the homeowners insurance from Citizens that is currently covering a large proportion of the property owners in the Florida will be shrinking by tens of thousands of policies. By that point, policyholders will no longer have the choice as to whether or not they remain with Citizens. This should not come as a complete surprise to many of the people in…

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Homeowners insurance choices faced by many Florida policyholders

Florida homeowners insurance, Citizens Property

Considerable decisions are ahead in the state as Citizens divests itself of a massive number of policies. Within the next month, there will be almost 400,000 people in Florida who currently have homeowners insurance coverage through Citizens Property Insurance Corp., and who will be receiving notice in the mail from another insurer to advise the policyholders that their coverage will be transferred over to that new company by November 5, 2013. At that point, the policyholders will need to make one of two choices that will be available to them.…

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Homeowners insurance of last resort shuts down internal watchdog

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Citizens in Florida is now under fire against significant opposition to the move. Citizens Property has already been facing fierce opposition from critics over the recent changes that it has been making to its homeowners insurance coverage in order to decrease its number of policyholders, and this disapproval was heightened this week when it announced that it has axed its own internal watchdog group. This occurred at the same time that the insurer is already under investigation for high corporate spending. On Monday, Dan Krassner, the executive director of Integrity…

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