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Citizens Property Insurance Corp.

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  • 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 approves 50% sinkhole rate hike cap

    Citizens insurance approves 50% sinkhole rate hike cap
    Citizens Property Insurance board members on Monday approved capping its proposed 429 percent rate hike for the...
  • Regulators to weigh Citizens insurance rate hike

    Regulators to weigh Citizens insurance rate hike
    Citizens Property Insurance officials will field questions today from state regulators on its request for a 25 percent...
  • 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...
  • Citizens insurance plans 19 percent rate hike for some condo buildings

    Citizens insurance plans 19 percent rate hike for some condo buildings
    Citizens Property Insurance plans to raise premiums for the most valuable condominium associations by a statewide average of 19 percent on policies that cover fire, theft, hurricanes and other risks. The rate hike could affect tens of thousands of people...
  • Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company

    Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company
    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. Most...