| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:39 PM
You'll soon be able to protect your home against hurricanes or make energy-saving improvements — without spending a dime upfront.
After years in discussion, Broward County is putting the final touches on a financing program to allow it. Funding...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. sold $250 million in three-year catastrophe (CAT) bonds, which transfer to private investors a portion of the state-backed insurer’s storm-related financial risk, the company announced Friday.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:15 PM
You may think you know how much your homeowners insurance costs you. State-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. announced Monday it has launched a new web-based tool to help you know for sure.
Citizens said it created its True Cost Calculator so...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Regulators have approved an average 10.8 percent average statewide rate hike for Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
This, of course, follows, recent moves by Citizens to reduce coverage and remove discounts that resulted in premium increases for many...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Four private insurers have been approved to take over 150,000 policies from state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp., regulators said Thursday.
Citizens customers will be notified Oct. 1 if their policies have been selected. Policyholders have 30 days...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:11 PM
State-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. said it's considering new policies for employee expenses after executives racked up big bills on recent business trips.
The Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald reviewed hundreds of expense reports filed...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:51 PM
La junta directiva de la aseguradora de inmuebles Citizens Property Insurance, votó a favor de aumentar las mensualidades en más de $250 millones, a través de un incremento estatal de más de 10 por ciento.
Al mismo tiempo, la junta eliminó dos propuestas...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:05 PM
La revocación de muchos descuentos y la presión por inspeccionar las viviendas por parte de la aseguradora estatal Citizens Property Insurance ha despertado iras y cuestionamientos.
Las primas de las tres cuartas partes de los 225,502 asegurados, cuyas...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:19 PM
State Farm, Florida's largest private home insurer, keeps shrinking as state-backed Citizens Property Insurance keeps growing.
Coincidence? Not entirely: A 2008 state law allows companies like State Farm to continue giving multiple-policy discounts to...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:35 PM
I am amused by Rick Scott's claims of victory in this legislative session.
This was House Speaker Dean Cannon's party.
Scott entered the Governor's Office as a wildly firing cannon.
It was Cannon who aimed the cannon at the targets he wanted to hit,...
| May 22, 2012
How to file an insurance claim
Try to call your insurance agent immediately.
Begin making temporary repairs to prevent further damage.
Save all receipts. Do not attempt to make permanent repairs until an insurance adjuster has inspected the home.