Florida Realtors have endorsed a plan moving through Congress, which may make it easier for people who already have flood insurance to manage cost increases. Here’s the full story:
Once again, our national flood insurance program is up for renewal. Lots to consider, admirably reflected in this article from Florida Realtors.
It’s going to voters on the 2018 ballot. A permanent cap on investor (or non-homestead owners) property taxes of no more than 10 percent increase per year. Here’s the story:
Maybe not so much here on Anna Maria Island, but possibly an echo of a national trend. Here’s the story from the Florida Realtors’ Association.
Here’s a look at the future, thanks to intrepid reporting from Realtor Magazine.
There’s a lot to consider about sea level rise in Florida. And some areas are likely to be harder hit than others. The Florida Realtors group has just published an article dealing with the subject.
It’s not for everyone, but it can be for anyone. Here’s a brief analysis from the Florida Realtors.
More to come with local numbers. But here’s the story from Florida Realtors: CLICK HERE
Well, we had lots and lots of rain even before Hermine got named. At my house, we figure somewhere between 8-10 inches early in the week.
Then the depression turned north in the Gulf, and became a tropical storm, and finally, a hurricane. Feeder bands came through, with wind gusts up to about 40 miles per hour. More rain. And a lunar tide much higher than usual. Augmented by a southerly wind that blew lots of water up into the canals and the bays.
All in all, not too bad. Sorta reminiscent of Hurricane Elena, which sat offshore in the Gulf for three days over Labor Day, 1985.
If Citizen’s Insurance company provides coverage for your home, an administrative change may leave you without much recourse, maximizing repair limits at $3,000.
This could have negative impacts on getting repairs done in a timely fashion and by whom. Once again, we find that even the right to select your repairman may be at risk.
Read about it.