Florida homeowners’ insurance customers are giving up on coverage

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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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Property owners in Florida are dropping their home insurance

Home Insurance - No thank you

Floridians are placing themselves at risk in the event that they face a natural disaster. As the cost of home insurance continues to increase tremendously in Florida, there is a growing number of property owners choosing not to continue to pay for coverage or who decide that they can no longer afford it. Florida residents without a mortgage have the choice Floridians who still have a mortgage are required to keep their home insurance as a part of their loan agreement. That said, those who own their homes outright can…

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Florida prepares for homeowners insurance changes in next legislative session

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Several ideas have been proposed by lawmakers to help the state repair its current crisis. As Florida state lawmakers take on the annual legislative session, one of the top issues their constituents have been pushing to tackle has to do with the homeowners insurance crisis there. Lawmakers and industry officials aren’t currently in alignment about the changes required for this outcome. Governor Ron DeSantis already proposed a budget in December in which he intended to cut taxes to homeowners insurance. That said, this type of move would have only a…

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Understanding the Challenges of Property Insurance Claims Denials in Florida

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Understanding the Challenges of Property Insurance Claims Denials in Florida The landscape of property insurance in Florida is a complex and often challenging arena for homeowners. In recent years, the state has seen a significant uptick in litigation related to property insurance claims, particularly denials and underpayments. This post aims to shed light on this pressing issue, offering insights and guidance to those navigating the often turbulent waters of property insurance claims in Florida. 1. The Startling Statistics of Insurance Claims in Florida A critical statistic that sheds light on…

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Florida home insurance crisis is cutting into real estate market

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Property buyers are stepping back from otherwise affordable homes due to high coverage costs. Home insurance agents aren’t the only professionals feeling for their clients as rates continue to rise to crisis levels in Florida. Real estate agents are also finding that their customers are frustrated with the additional expense of a prospective new house when they see what their premiums would be. Floridians looking to buy their dream houses aren’t just stressed about the price of the property. Property prices are already climbing fast, but even among those who…

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