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Citizens Property Insurance Corp.

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  • Constitutionality of home insurance laws questioned

    Constitutionality of home insurance laws questioned
    A local public insurance adjuster and the president of a home inspectors group allege that parts of property insurance laws passed this year and last hurt their industries and are unconstitutional. Public adjuster restrictions In a lawsuit filed this...
  • Insurance discounts granted and revoked by same inspection firm

    Insurance discounts granted and revoked by same inspection firm
    It appears Coconut Creek resident Sandy Teich wasn't the only one who hired an inspection firm that said her home upgrades qualified for insurance discounts only to have the very same firm do another inspection at the insurer's expense and take the...
  • 5 tips if your hurricane insurance discounts were revoked

    5 tips if your hurricane insurance discounts were revoked
    Do you think your insurance company revoked legitimate discounts for strengthening your home against hurricanes? You have some recourse. Obtain and keep copies of documents, including receipts and permits, describing home upgrades and inspections of your...
  • How much does it really cost to rebuild your home?

    How much does it really cost to rebuild your home?
    Some homeowners have had to beef up the amount of property insurance they buy to cover what they say are inflated cost estimates to rebuild their homes. It's a double whammy for homeowners because for many, rebuilding costs didn't go down when the...
  • Citizens insurance prepares to drop or reduce coverage, raise premiums

    Citizens insurance prepares to drop or reduce coverage, raise premiums
    A Citizens Property Insurance panel approved 30 recommendations Wednesday to help the state-backed insurer downsize and lower its financial risk to Floridians. The changes will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Many would reduce Citizens&...
  • Citizens Property Insurance rates headed up

    Citizens Property Insurance rates headed up
    Homeowners insurance rates for Citizens Property Insurance policyholders will rise by a 6 percent statewide average next year, regulators said Monday night. The average increase approved for many parts of South Florida next year is nearly 10 percent,...
  • Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you

    Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you
    Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past. But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
  • Citizens insurance has record 1.5 million policies

    Citizens insurance has record 1.5 million policies
    Citizens Property Insurance, the state’s largest home insurer, has more customers than ever — only this time, it’s not because the state has just been hit by hurricanes. The state-run insurer has 1.46 million policies, higher than...
  • Bills to let unregulated insurers take over Citizens policies

    Bills to let unregulated insurers take over Citizens policies
    Legislators looking for ways to shrink state-backed Citizens Property Insurance introduced bills this week to allow unregulated insurers to take over the insurer's policies. Surplus lines insurers and their customers are exempt from fees other...
  • Scott requires Citizens insurance to find ways to shrink by Dec.

    Scott requires Citizens insurance to find ways to shrink by Dec.
    Gov. Rick Scott asked Citizens Property Insurance Corp.'s board to come up with a goal to reduce the state-backed insurer's size and risk and present a plan on how to do that at the Dec. 6 Cabinet meeting. The most direct way to do that is to raise its...
  • Bill allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens policies clears hurdle

    Bill allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens policies clears hurdle
    Legislation to allow less-regulated insurers to take over state-backed Citizens Property Insurance's policies cleared a first hurdle Wednesday. The House insurance committee approved the bill, HB 245, by a 13 to 1 vote. The legislation intends to...