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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New Florida law aims to address homeowners insurance concerns

Florida Homeowners Insurance

Florida’s homeowners insurance market continues to pose significant risks Citizens Property Insurance has been Florida’s last resort for homeowners insurance for several years. Property owners throughout the state rely heavily on the state-run insurance organization in order to receive the coverage they need. The homeowners insurance market in the state has been somewhat turbulent for years due to the disaster prone nature of Florida. Because Citizens Property Insurance accounts for the majority of homeowners insurance policies in the state, it is also liable for the majority of the financial burden…

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Homeowners insurance sector could see some turbulence this hurricane season

Homeowners Insurance

NOAA predictions could bode ill for homeowners insurance sector Hurricane season is nearly here, and that could mean trouble for the U.S. east coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued a new report concerning the arrival of hurricane season and what that could mean for states along the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricanes have proven to be a major concern for the U.S. over the past few years, especially when it comes to homeowners insurance and flood coverage. Hurricane Sandy is the most recent example of the damage that…

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Homeowners insurance housecleaning under way at Citizens in Florida

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The CEO of the company needs to cut back on the insurer’s spending even further. The CEO of the Citizens homeowners insurance company in Florida implemented some strict travel expense policies in place in order to help cut spending, but is having trouble adhering to those regulations. Barry Gilway has been submitting expenses that are far above the regulations he put into place. It has now been revealed that Gilway, the chief executive officer of the homeowners insurance company, has stayed in a hotel that costs almost twice as much…

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Homeowners insurance policyholders may find themselves paying more for Isaac

Homeowners insurance wind damage

Many residents of the metro New Orleans area may face greater out of pocket expenses. Due to the fact that Isaac came ashore in the form of an actual hurricane, having been upgraded from a tropical storm, residents with homeowners insurance in the area of metro New Orleans are finding that they are paying more for wind damage repairs they face. This is because the deductibles for many of the more recent policies are higher for hurricanes. Homeowners insurance policies that have been written over the last few years include…

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Homeowners insurance policies will typically cover destruction from wildfires

Homeowners Insurance

The fires in Colorado have caused many – affected and not – to look at their own coverage. As hundreds of Colorado homes are destroyed by wildfires, many find themselves looking to their own homeowners insurance to find out what coverage they have in the case of a similar circumstance in their own areas. Fortunately – for both those affected and not – the typical policy does cover this type of damage. According to a spokesperson for the Insurance Information Institute, Michael Barry, wildfire is among the forms of destruction…

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Citizens may increase homeowners insurance policy rates

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Citizens is debating whether or not to increase the rates for new homeowners insurance policies. Consumers, in Florida, taking out new homeowners insurance policies at Citizens may discover that they are being charged higher initial rates than existing policyholders with that insurer. The result of a proposal being debated by the governing board at Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could mean that individuals taking out a policy from the state-backed coverage pool after January 1, 2013 may find that the rates that they pay are over 10 percent higher than the premiums…

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