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Your Hurricane Safety Kit Checklist and Preparedness Guide


With beautiful weather visiting most of the country for summer, it’s hard to think of anything other than sunny days and happy times. However, for those who live along the coastlines and nearby areas, a more dangerous time of year is looming. Hurricane season is on the horizon. Are you and your family ready? Is […]

Second Home Insurance Tips for Canadians in South Florida


When the time comes for retirement or finding a second home for vacation or seasonal living, South Florida is a popular location. This is true for people from all over North America, but you might be surprised at just how many Canadians in South Florida there are. These so-called “snowbirds” are some of the area’s biggest […]

Your Guide to Florida Restaurant Insurance


When you’re setting up a new Florida restaurant business, you’ve got a lot to think about. Perhaps insurance coverage isn’t high on your list, but if you plan to be successful and have lasting stability in your livelihood, you’ll need to understand Florida restaurant insurance coverage options and invest in the right ones for your […]

Home Hazards for the Holidays: Naughty List Edition


The holidays are supposed to be merry and bright, but there are lots of home hazards lurking in the lights and tinsel. Fires, poisoning, and dangers lurk for the unwary – and especially for children and pets. Keep this list handy, and mitigate home hazards as you find them. Home Hazards for Kids: If you […]

What Is Windstorm Coverage in Florida?


For new residents in Florida, there’s sometimes a potent case of sticker shock awaiting them at the insurance office. Florida occupies a special place on the Hurricane Highway, visited from time to time by multiple hurricanes, tropical storms, and even by tornadoes. For this reason, windstorm coverage in Florida is a must for homeowners, business […]

5 Things to Lower Home Insurance Cost


Homeowners insurance is one of the most irritating things about owning a home, but there are some tips and tricks to managing the cost. Unfortunately, a lot of people take some very shortsighted roots to save a little money today that can end up costing them big in the future. For instance, you could lower […]

What You Need to Know About Florida Small Business Insurance


Florida is an incredible place to own and operate a business. For a small business, the warm, sunny climate and tourist-friendly atmosphere mean great foot traffic and the state’s lack of income tax means launching a business is easier here than perhaps anywhere else. Protecting the investment that you make in your business is important, […]

Do You Need Condo Insurance in South Florida?


Condominium ownership and rental are popular housing styles in the United States. Because they offer both the affordability and flexibility of apartment-style living with the increased privacy and personalization options of single family home dwelling, condos attract people from all walks of life. The same features that set them apart from both apartments and houses […]

How to Skillfully Detect and Avoid Rental Property Scams


Nearly 27 percent of Americans rented their homes in 2016, according to Statista. That statistic speaks volumes about the growing presence of rental properties and active tenants throughout the country. However, it also shines a spotlight on the growing presence of scams and scandals involving criminals and frauds that strive to turn those tenants into […]

To File or Not to File: When Not to File an Auto Insurance Claim


As has been explained previously on this blog, insurance is not entirely about you. Yes, your driving record has an impact, as well as where you live, your age, and other factors. However, what insurance is really about is the Other Guy. Let’s face it, Florida drivers are the reason that Floridians originally went for […]