Do I Need Homeowners Insurance Before Closing?

You may be wondering about homeowners insurance while you shop for the house of your dreams. In order to understand how homeowners insurance works and when to purchase it, it’s logical to ask the following: Is homeowners insurance necessary? Do I need homeowners insurance before closing? And if so, at what stage in the house […]
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Home Fire Safety Tips for National Fire Prevention Week

There is nothing more traumatic for your family and home than waking up in the morning to the smell of smoke and fire. Every year, there are more than 365,000 fires along with 2,650 civilian deaths, resulting in $7 billion worth of property damage. One of the worst things about home fires is that they […]
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HVAC Maintenance

In Florida, our AC units are really put to the test during the summer months with temperatures reaching well above the 90’s. The following checklist should be performed on your HVAC at least once each year. Turn Off Power Before you begin work on anything electrical, always be sure to turn off the power source […]
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Insurance for Pools in Florida

Did you know that there are 10.4 million residential swimming pools in the United States? That is a lot of pools! If you live in beautiful, sunny, yet often muggy Florida it is highly likely you are one of these 10.4 million people.  There are approximately 1.1 million residential swimming pools in Florida. If you have a pool or […]
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Pool Safety

Summer is here and if you have a pool in your backyard, it’s probably a good time to consider all steps you can take to ensure you and your family remain safe while they are in or around water. Please check out some tips below offered by poolsafely.gov: Never leave children unattended Always watch children […]
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Hurricane Season: What to do before and after a storm

Hurricanes can leave you vulnerable to major losses. In addition to having the necessary insurance coverage, there are other steps you can take to increase your safety and minimize your losses after a storm.   Before the Storm Hits Prune weak branches and trees around your home. Use hearty native plants in your landscaping design. […]
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Be Prepared: Hurricane Season 2021

Hurricane season is something that Floridians are all too familiar with, but when it comes to being prepared, you can never over do it. Please take a moment to get some essential tips to ensure that you are fully prepared this hurricane season. MAKE A PLAN Even if there is no threat of a hurricane […]
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Medicare: What To Do When Moving

Moving is a stressful time because there’s no easy way to do it. You can hire movers for the heavy lifting, but there’s still a lot to do. Changing your address with state and federal bodies (such as the Social Security Administration), moving your internet or phone service, and dealing with utilities at two locations […]
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Flood Insurance Explained: What You Need to Know

Is your home at risk of flooding? Considering that flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the country, the answer is likely. And no, you don’t need to be in Florida or Louisiana to experience flooding. States in the north dealing with heavy snowmelt, or those prone to high rainfall are also at risk. […]
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