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2013-08-02 23:03:17

Many homeowners don’t recognize the importance of a home insurance policy, but in fact many flood claims come from areas that are at a low risk for floods. The safety and security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com put together a list of tips for homeowners considering the important purchase of a flood insurance policy. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 It may come as a surprise to many homeowners, but floods are one of the number one natural disasters striking homes throughout...

2013-07-24 08:31:47

A Little Retrofitting can Comply with FEMA Guidelines, and Cut Costs in the Long Term PITMAN, N.J., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Congress mandated changes last year to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), before Superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast, it meant flood insurance premiums for many homeowners in flood zones would rise. According to Smart Vent Products, Inc., a manufacturer of automatic engineered flood vents, that's because for the first time, rates will...

2013-07-20 23:01:59

Based on a The New York Times report dated July 11, 2013, “On Floods and Rising Insurance Premiums,” Belman Insurance Advisor looks at what effect widespread flood insurance premium raises may do to the insurance industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Mortgage rates recently took a turn for the higher. They had been at historic lows until just a few weeks ago. According to Lisa Prevost of The New York Times, in an [article dated 7/11/13, flood insurance rates will rise as well...

2013-07-17 12:22:50

I.I.I. Insurance Experts Available to Discuss These Issues During July 23 Satellite Media Tour NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasting an active Atlantic hurricane season, and the busiest storm period less than a month away coastal residents should take steps now to prepare for extreme weather, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). The I.I.I. suggests the following tips to...

2013-07-12 23:36:29

Flood damage is the most common natural disaster in the US. A restoration provider explains how to determine if you are at risk. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on how to measure their flood risk. With severe weather season underway and a very active hurricane season predicted that may affect much of the eastern US, it is important for...

2013-07-08 12:31:46

IT Strategies Group's Property Ruler software is easy-to-use and diagnoses if your property claim was severely underpaid by thousands of dollars FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., TRENTON, N.J., and NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Most homeowners and commercial property owners are victimized by their insurance companies when their Sandy claims or property damage claims are unreasonably denied or severely underpaid by thousands of dollars. The Property Ruler(TM) software was...

2013-06-27 23:50:27

As the Atlantic Coast prepares for hurricane season, ElderBranch identified 29 nursing homes and senior living facilities in the Greater New York City area that FEMA considers to be located within “areas of high flood risk.” ElderBranch presents advice and questions for residents to ask to help keep them safe this hurricane season. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Senior citizens are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters, including hurricanes and floods. Physical...

2013-06-18 23:26:51

Gulf Coast Educators Insurance Will Review Homeowners And Property Insurance Policies At No Cost Before August and September Naples, Florida (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Another hurricane season is here and Gulf Coast Educators Insurance recommends that now is the perfect time for a free home insurance policy review to make sure its Florida residents´ homes are functioning well and are protected to withstand a tropical storm. Especially as the height of hurricane season draws near, many home...

2013-05-24 23:28:28

With a population of 19 million in Florida, a hurricane could do serious damage. Local insurance agents share tips on preparation. North Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 In Florida, residents have not been hit with a severe hurricane in 7 years. This doesn´t mean, however, that Florida´s good luck will continue, warns Rick Knabb, Director of the National Hurricane Center. This year, he encourages residents, it is important to prepare as if one could occur. During hurricane season...

2013-04-22 12:25:11

With Claims Payments of Nearly $19 Billion, Katrina and Andrew Are Only Storms to Rival Sandy as an Insurance Event NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance regulators in New Jersey and New York--the two states hardest-hit by Sandy--report that insurers have settled 93 percent of the claims they received in the wake of superstorm Sandy, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). More than half of the 1.5 million claims for Sandy-related damage to...