Is Florida’s New Legislation Set to Lower Insurance Premiums?

Florida Legislative Changes - Home Premiums to go down

In a significant development for Florida homeowners, the Office of Insurance Regulation has approved a 3.3% rate decrease for Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc.’s homeowner policies. This rate reduction, effective August 20, 2024, for both new and renewal policies, is anticipated to be a precursor to broader trends in the state’s insurance market. This article explores the implications of recent legislative changes and their potential impact on insurance premiums in Florida. Florida Legislative Changes Driving the Shift SB 2A (2022) The passage of SB 2A in 2022 introduced several critical reforms…

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Iowa homeowners insurance customers are the next to face this struggle

homeowners insurance - Person stressed - Iowa Site

California, Florida, and Louisiana property owners can relate to the Iowan coverage issues Homeowners insurance customers across Iowa are discovering that obtaining coverage isn’t as easy as it once was as a number of insurers have decided to take their business elsewhere. The companies have been leaving Iowa recently The homeowners insurance companies that have decided to leave the state say that they are doing so due to the rising number of severe storms the state is facing, and the skyrocketing costs associated with paying for the repairs.  According to…

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Marsh offers tax insurance to support American clean energy investing

Tax insurance - Clean energy investing

Marsh has announced its new solution to help boost available capital for investing Marsh recently announced the launch of its new tax insurance solution that it is calling its Tax Investment Default Insurance.  It is a new solution created to boost available capital for investments into federal tax credits associated with renewable energy projects in the United States. The new solution is meant to promote renewable energy investments As the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 increasingly supports efforts such as clean energy and a hydrogen economy in the United States,…

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Insurance Exodus Update: Why Iowa is Losing Its Insurers Now

Insurance Exodus - Iowa

The recent departure of multiple insurance companies from Iowa’s homeowners’ market has sent shockwaves through the state. The New York Times reported that insurers are pulling out due to severe financial losses driven by unprecedented weather patterns. This move raises significant concerns for homeowners and demands a closer look at what has led to this exodus. The Insurance Turmoil Caused by Climate Change The insurance turmoil caused by climate change — which had been concentrated in Florida, California, and Louisiana — is fast becoming a contagion, spreading to states such…

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Florida homeowners’ insurance customers are giving up on coverage

Insurance customers - Florida - No thank you

Skyrocketing rates have sent many property owners to choose to skip policies altogether A recently released report has underscored the continuation and growth of a trend in Florida in which home insurance customers have chosen not to pursue coverage anymore due to sharp increases in the premiums they would need to pay in order to keep up their policies. The trend among insurance customers started to take off following Hurricane Ian For many property owners in the state, the premiums they are required to pay to remain insurance customers have…

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