Homeowners insurance costs eclipse mortgages in Florida

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Florida homeowners now paying more for insurance than for their homes One of the highest expenses facing Florida families has long been the mortgage on their homes. Mortgages in the state, just as elsewhere throughout the U.S., put a large amount of financial pressure on families. While mortgages have been the highest expense for many families in the state, these families are beginning to pay more for their homeowners insurance coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute. The non-profit organization suggests that consumers are paying more for their homeowners, auto,…

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Insurance Information Institute sees premiums rise in wake of Hurricane Sandy

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Insurance Information Institute notes homeowners insurance rates are on the rise and have been for some time Hurricane Sandy is expected to have a significant impact on homeowners insurance premiums in the Northeast U.S., according to the Insurance Information Institute. The trade association suggests that major storms like Sandy often have an impact on insurance rates, but Sandy is not the only factor that is going into the growing premiums of homeowners insurance coverage. The Insurance Information Institute suggests that premiums have been growing since mid-2011 and that Hurricane Sandy…

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Post 9/11 insurance industry is vastly different, says report

This weekend marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks which brought down New York City’s World Trade Center. Since the attack, the political landscape has changed dramatically, a shift that has been mimicked throughout society as terrorism more people became aware of terrorism. Many things changed in the wake of 9/11, and while many of these changes resided within the boundaries of the nation, the entirety of the world’s insurance industry underwent a drastic shift. The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I) has been studying the changes in the worldwide…

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