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If only repairing property damage and settling your claim with your insurance company happened as quickly as the damage itself…Yes, if only. The unfortunate reality is that while damage can come on swiftly and forcefully, the subsequent clean-up and insurance claims process can take much longer. The good news, however, is that there are some...
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Property damage, no matter the scale, is disruptive and can add an immense amount of burden to property owners. Moreover, the process of dealing with an insurance claim is not something most homeowners do very frequently (we hope). The reality, however, is that we do live in storm-prone Florida, and with that comes a risk...
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Property damage is never fun. Getting the run-around from your insurance company following a disaster? Even worse. The challenge, however, is that sometimes you don’t even know that you’re being treated unfairly – and all by a company you’re paying to protect you! Below are some clues to be on the watch for, but before...
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One of the most important documents to have as a homeowner is an updated home inventory, but, we get it, life happens, and oftentimes a home inventory is a priority many homeowners simply don’t get around to completing before a disaster strikes. (For tips on how to create one, check out our post here. It’s...
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Waiting to receive your insurance settlement can seem like it takes forever. We hear you loud and clear. And sadly, it can take far too long, as we’ve seen played out in claim after claim throughout the state of Florida. Our elected officials and the Florida Senate Insurance and Banking Committee knows it’s a problem,...
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Real estate transactions are not run-of-the-mill purchases for most people (and for those that they are, they likely have a full team of lawyers working round-the-clock for them). Purchasing real estate can be incredibly complex; involve numerous clauses, agreements, and sheer paperwork to read through (and understand!); expose problems you didn’t know you needed to...
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As a renter in Florida, you have to be more than just savvy. You must be attentive to every last detail, especially those that get spelled out in your lease agreement. After all, understanding what you will be responsible for and knowing when to hold your landlord accountable are important for protecting yourself if things...
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Spoiler alert: No (if the claim is less than five years old)! According to Florida Statute §95.11, the statute of limitations for property damage claims in Florida is typically five years. Here in Florida, homeowner’s insurance premiums are among the highest in the nation primarily due to our elevated risk for damage caused by natural...
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It happened. You never thought it would, but disaster struck and now you’ve found yourself in a position that requires you to file a claim with your insurance company for your Florida home. Aside from the emotional shock you may be experiencing, a torrent of logistical questions are also likely floating around your head. First...
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Considering the benefits of investing in a property in South Florida? It’s easy to see why. After all, there’s a reason it’s called the Sunshine State. While we’re naturally a little biased since we’re also proud to call Miami home, it’s evident that our communities and our state have a lot to offer in terms...
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