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Archive for May, 2012

Russ Lemmon: Increase in home insurance a budget-buster for Sebastian family

Russ Lemmon: Increase in home insurance a budget-buster for Sebastian familyNews from TCPalm: An assortment of Lemmon Drops culled from a trip to Birtherville with Donald Trump: • Sebastian resident Mark Lund was ecstatic when a deal was worked out so his daughter and her family could move in to the house across the street. [...]

Florida Homeowners Insurance Assessment Calculator Updated

Florida Homeowners Insurance Assessment Calculator UpdatedNews from Sunshine Slate: [Tallahassee, FL] Florida homeowners have a new tool to help them understand what’s at stake after a violent hurricane makes landfall: An updated version of the insurance assessment calculator. I know … yawn. But as we enter another hurricane season (which starts June 1), homeowners really [...]

How changes to flood insurance program could affect you

How changes to flood insurance program could affect youNews from Sun-Sentinel: WASHINGTON — Florida’s battered housing market will get some temporary relief if the U.S. House, as expected, approves a 60-day extension today of the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires on Thursday. But Congress is also considering broader changes that will raise rates [...]

Insurers’ costs over dog bites surge

Insurers’ costs over dog bites surgeNews from Chicago Tribune: (Ethan Hyman, McClatchy…) May 28, 2012|Tribune news services U.S. insurers’ costs tied to dog bites surged last year to a record as the price of the average claim jumped 12 percent on higher medical fees, legal settlements and jury awards. Bites cost the industry $ 478.9million [...]

Curbing your Home Insurance Costs: A Few Tips

Curbing your Home Insurance Costs: A Few TipsNews from RealtyBizNews: Subscribe to our RSS feed to get the latest realty news. You can get our headlines via email as well, or follow us on Twitter. Whilst the value of the average American home may not have changed much in recent months, the cost of protecting [...]

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?News from Patch.com: The following was submitted to Patch by Vivian D. Laxton, public affairs director for the Maryland Insurance Administration. Hurricane season begins June 1. Do you know what your homeowners insurance policy covers if your property is damaged?  Last August, Hurricane Irene caused more than $ 400 million in [...]

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?News from Patch.com: Tropical storms have hit Crofton in recent years—are you prepared to deal with this year’s weather? The following was submitted to Patch by Vivian D. Laxton, public affairs director for the Maryland Insurance Administration. Hurricane season begins June 1. Do you know what your homeowners insurance policy covers [...]

Security First Insurance Launches All-Inclusive Homeowners Insurance iPhone App

Security First Insurance Launches All-Inclusive Homeowners Insurance iPhone AppNews from Insurance & Technology: Ormond Beach, Fla.-based Security First Insurance will introduce on Friday, June 1 — the first day of the 2012 hurricane season — what it says is the nation’s first all-inclusive iPhone app designed to streamline the homeowners insurance claim process and provide [...]

Home-value insurance: We’re not convinced it’s a good idea

Home-value insurance: We’re not convinced it’s a good ideaNews from Washington Post: Several weeks ago, we were asked whether it made sense to buy insurance on a property’s value that would pay off if the value declined. We suggested that buying property value insurance when property prices are the lowest they have been relative to [...]

Get insurance bundled while prices are still hot

Get insurance bundled while prices are still hotNews from Reuters: By Beth Pinsker Gladstone NEW YORK | Thu May 24, 2012 12:23pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you believe the multitude of insurance ads you see on television, bundling can save you money. And right now, there may actually be some truth in advertising. [...]

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