Homeowners insurance rate reductions coming to Florida

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Citizens announces rate reductions for 2015, affecting most of the insurer’s policies Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance, the state’s largest provider of homeowners insurance coverage, has announced rate reductions for 2015. This will be the first time the state-run insurance organization has been able to offer a rate reduction in several years. The insurer has been facing monumental financial problems recently and has been struggling to overcome these issues while also complying with it duty to provide coverage to its policyholders. The forthcoming rate reduction may go a long way in…

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Homeowners insurance rates continue to grow in Florida

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Homeowners insurance rates growing in Florida despite lack of hurricanes Florida is notorious in the U.S. as being the target for hurricanes. The state is often considered one of the most active natural disaster zones, specifically in regards to hurricanes, in the country. This has made the state relatively unattractive to the homeowners insurance sector. Because the state as a whole is considered a high-risk market, homeowners insurance companies have been wary of doing businesses in many parts of the state, particularly those close to coastal regions. Florida has, however,…

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Homeowners insurance rates to be affected by hurricane season

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Property owners in Florida will be paying more for their coverage even though there haven’t been hurricanes in years. Despite the fact that Florida hasn’t been struck by a hurricane since 2005, the homeowners insurance rates are still on their way up as the season for these violent storms gets under way this year. In 2004 through 2005, the state was struck by eight different hurricanes, the last being Wilma. Hurricane Wilma slashed its way across the southern edge of the state and lead to billions of dollars in damage…

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Homeowners insurance gets the attention of new lawmakers in Florida

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Florida lawmakers aim to take action on homeowners insurance Lawmakers from Southern Florida are looking to make get their hands on a larger share of the state budget as well as put a stringent cap on homeowners insurance rates throughout the state. The state’s upcoming legislative session will prove to be very important for homeowners insurance in Florida, as lawmakers continue to work toward solutions concerning the problems with the state’s Citizens Property Insurance as well as fraud. The lawmakers from Southern Florida claim that they are working to address…

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Citizens Property Insurance continues to raise rates in Florida

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Florida homeowners insurance becoming more expensive due to Citizens Property Insurance Florida did not experience a calamitous storm throughout 2012. While the state did fall victim to some tropical storms, the damage caused by these events was modest when compared to that of Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, both of which caused serious problems along the East Coast. Despite the fact that the state seems to have skirted any major natural disaster, the cost of property insurance in Florida is on the rise, and Citizens Property Insurance may be the reason.…

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Homeowners insurance worries place significant strain on Floridians

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Residents of the state are more worried about coverage than taxes. The rising cost of homeowners insurance is an increasing political liability among lawmakers in Florida, as the results of a survey have now been released that shows that financial concerns over this coverage are now much greater than those regarding property taxes. The state’s residents have been seeing a tremendous spike in their coverage rates in recent years. The annual survey was performed by Leadership Florida, and its results were just released. They showed that 46 percent of people…

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Homeowners insurance on its way up yet again in Florida

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Three top insurers in the state are all primed to send rates skyward. Residents of Florida will need to dig a little deeper, yet again, as three major homeowners insurance companies are all seeking to raise their rates. Allstate, Universal Insurance Co. of North America, and State Farm are all aiming for higher prices. Allstate’s Florida subsidiaries are seeking increases in homeowners insurance rates by 21.9 percent and 32.7 percent across the state. Similarly, Universal is looking into an average statewide hike of 22 percent. State Farm is also planning…

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