Flood Insurance: We Hate to Say that We Told You So

But we told you so, and told you so, and told… you get the idea. Matthew is on target to become one of the costliest storms on record with hundreds of millions of dollars in claims filed, and on the Gulf Coast a visit from Hermine in September has FEMA looking at buyouts of homes […]

Tips for Buying a Second Home in Florida

A lot of people would love to have a second home. A favorite vacation spot seems like a natural place to invest your time and money. You’re not alone in wanting to buy a home in your favorite holiday spot, 1.13 million vacation homes were sold in 2014, and made up 21 percent of total […]

Home Insurance in Florida: Options Open Up

Owning and buying a home in Florida is changing for the better as we get into the new year. With the overall lack of severe tropical storms in the last few years—the Sun Sentinel reports that the state has gotten lucky with nine consecutive storm seasons rolling in and out with little more than some […]

Understanding the Difference between a Sinkhole and Catastrophic Ground Collapse

As a homeowner, there’s plenty on your plate to worry about when it comes to natural disasters and environmental risks. However, chances are threats from below the surface aren’t too high up on your list currently. Unfortunately, this outlook could soon start shifting. As Christopher Balogh of The Atlantic points out, with sinkhole activity on […]