Safeguarding Florida Homeowners: A Bill is Filed to Strengthen Financial Protections in Response to Construction Fraud
Floridians facing construction fraud may see some relief from a new bill filed in the Florida Senate to strengthen financial protections.
State Investment in Home Storm Hardening Can Lower Insurance Premiums and Make Florida an Attractable Insurance Market Again
The My Safe Florida Home program is a popular state program that helps Floridians make needed storm hardening repairs and potentially lower their property insurance premiums.
The Florida legislative session closed with an important win for consumers: a comprehensive bill to protect borrowers from predatory lender-placed insurance practices.
In the aftermath of the 2008 housing crisis, many homeowners in Florida and across the nation found themselves facing a new threat – predatory practices in the insurance industry. Today, we celebrate the introduction of a bill in the Florida Senate to take a stand against these predatory practices.
MV Realty, a Florida-based real estate firm, has been accused by the attorneys general of Florida, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania of using deceptive practices to make predatory loans disguised as real estate service agreements.
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a massive $1.2 billion property insurance bill to prop up Florida’s troubled marketplace.
The Florida Legislature passed a 105-page bill in three days with no amendments which bails out the property insurance industry at taxpayer expense.
After the first day of the property special session, it’s clear the Republican supermajority in the Florida Legislature is comfortable with moving the property insurance marketplace away from a private marketplace to one that is backed up by Florida taxpayers at several points. But where is the insurance industry transparency?
Reporter Trevor Fraser from the Orlando Sentinel interviewed a couple in Ormond Beach who shared their frustrations with being able to find property insurance.
On Monday, November 7, 2022, State and local officials are urging Florida residents to prepare for the weather that may impact Florida this week.