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.

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

by Brooke Gold Hasson | Jul 25, 2018 Summer brings green grass and tall hedges. There’s no time like the summer to start tackling some items on that home maintenance checklist, especially with the peak of hurricane season quickly approaching. There are all sorts of...

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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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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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7 Easy Florida Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

by PTI Marketing | Nov 09, 2016 Thanksgiving is all about family time, football, and giving thanks, but hosting Florida Thanksgiving dinner can quickly become a daunting and expensive task.To help save you time and money this year, we've rounded up seven easy Florida...

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Home in Need of a Repair? Beware of Scary Contractors

Home in Need of a Repair? Beware of Scary Contractors by PTI Marketing | Oct 21, 2016 Ghosts, goblins, crooked contractors – oh my!While most home restoration contractors are reliable, Florida has witnessed a frightening increase in cases related to the scary concept...

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