Homeowner’s Academy

 

This is your guide to interesting facts, tips and general homeowner information. We hope you find the information useful – and feel free to share with friends!

 

Why Is Florida Homeowners Insurance Going Up?

The perfect storm brewing in the state’s property insurance marketplace has made landfall

Top Locations Overdue for a Natural Disaster - A Survival Guide

Here are the U.S. locations that may be considered “overdue” for a natural disaster. Here’s why…

How to Prevent Vandals from Entering Your Home

We’ve outlined some steps you can take to deter theives from targeting your house.

Why Is Florida Homeowners Insurance Going Up?

The perfect storm brewing in the state’s property insurance
marketplace has made landfall.

Top Locations Overdue for a Natural Disaster - A Survival Guide

Here are the U.S. locations that may be considered “overdue” for a
natural disaster. Here’s why…

How to Prevent Vandals from Entering Your Home

We’ve outlined some steps you can take to deter theives from targeting
your house.

Why You Should Buy Flood Insurance in Florida

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Feb 12, 2019 With Florida having the title of being the largest coastal flooding threat in the country, flood insurance seems like a smart choice. However, most homeowners in Florida do not have flood insurance. Only 13% of the entire state...

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How Assignment of Benefits Scams Work

When a home is damaged, the owner calls a repair contractor – for example, a roofer or plumber. The contractor gets the homeowner to sign a broadly worded Assignment of Benefits, or AOB, form, which lets the contractor get paid directly by the insurance company. The...

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Pressure Washer Tips For Cleaning Your Florida Home

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Apr 05, 2017 Whether you’re prepping your Florida home for a fresh coat of paint, sprucing up patio furniture, or cleaning off the deck or driveway, pressure washers can help you tackle your outdoor cleaning chores fast.But there’s more to...

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People’s Trust Insurance Responds to Hurricane Irma

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Sep 13, 2017 Hurricane Irma has had devastating impacts on Florida. Our thoughts are with everyone whose lives have been disrupted by rain, wind, and floods. If you are a People’s Trust policyholder, call our claims hotline at 877-333-1230 as...

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Cool Interior Painting Ideas for Your Florida Home

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Jan 04, 2017 Out with the old and in with the new! A fresh coat of paint is the perfect way to welcome a new year. To help out, we’re sharing six easy and creative ways to reinvent your space with – you guessed it – paint! Which of these simple...

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What’s the Life Expectancy of a Water Heater in Florida?

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Mar 02, 2017 Florida homeowners count on water heaters for just about everything at home – taking a hot shower, doing the laundry, washing dishes – the list goes on.In fact, heating water is one of the leading expenses in a home, accounting for...

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