Finding affordable homeowner’s insurance in Florida is by no
means an easy task. The average annual premium has nearly
doubled in the past year compared to the national average.
Florida homeowners have some of the highest homeowner’s
insurance rates in the country. Based on the geography Florida,
sustaining property damage from weather related claims is more
likely than any other type of claim.
There are many options to consider when it comes to insuring
your home. That is why it’s so important for you to choose a
reliable insurance carrier as well as a knowledgeable and
licensed insurance agent.
Dealing with an experienced insurance agent will provide you
with the best options that are available to you with the best
carriers. The BBB has rated All Risk Insurance Group, Inc., as
an A+ rated independent insurance agency since 2006. This is
for their reliable service to their thousands of customers. Here
are some examples of how an experienced insurance agent can
assist you in securing the proper coverage for the best and most
Prices don’t guarantee reliability. Although price is a key
factor, an informed consumer should compare several home
insurance carriers before making a final decision. Another
thing to consider is the carriers financial strength. It is important
to know that the carrier can sustain the ability to remain solvent
in the event of a catastrophe. Although a smaller premium may
be appealing, if a carrier cannot cover your damages and pay a
claim, having a lower premium is insignificant. An experienced
insurance agent will be able to provide you with their expertise
regarding the actions of the carriers after a catastrophe and their
reliability in paying claims.
Ask your insurance agent for available discounts. Your agent
can find out if you qualify for many discounts that are offered by
many of the home insurance carriers. There are discounts that
are offered for your roof structure, opening protection, fire and
burglar alarm, gated developments and even senior discounts.
Consider getting an independent agent
All Risk Insurance offers a thorough consultation to be able to
find the best fit at the best price for each and every one of their
Have you thought about how you are covered as a renter? Many people believe that by renting they are covered by the landlord, or the complex you reside in, but that is not true! Even as a renter you need to protect yourself, your belongings, and in some cases your pet!
Renters insurance is a sure way to keep you covered, at a price we can all be happy about. Renters insurance costs about as much as a two happy meals. Inexpensive, with a lot of coverage.
What does a renter’s insurance policy cover and or what am I protected from:
- Wind / hurricane
- Personal property / Contents
- Living expenses if your condo or rental unit becomes inhabitable
- Water damage
Lastly, please contact us if you are in need of renters insurance. Every carrier is different and has different coverage options. Please call us today so we can go over your options.
Florida is known for its hurricane and although we have all been through many hurricanes it is still encouraged to make sure you are properly prepared for a hurricane, whether you are planning on staying put, evacuating, and or trying something new like having a hurricane party! Well, we have some tips on how to stay safe during a hurricane to keep you, your family, and friends ahead of the game.
If you are planning on staying put during a hurricane
Make sure your home make sure you remove any items from your outdoor spaces and porches, these items can easily be picked up by the wind causing serious damage to your home. Park your cars inside your garage, or safe place away from trees and poles.
Have an emergency kit handy with all of your basic necessities, for example – nonperishable food items, water, batteries, flash lights, battery operated radio, etc.
Board up your windows and or make sure your hurricane shutters are tightly secured
Lastly, have an emergency evacuation plan or place to stay safe if things turn for the worst!
If you’re planning on evacuating
Find your nearest shelter, call your family, or stay at a hotel that you know is safe and stay there during the hurricane.
If you are unable to take your beloved pet with you during the evacuation place him/her in the nearest shelter!
Plan ahead and make sure you have a solid evacuation routes, also note that some roads may be closed. Have alternative options as well.
Before leaving your home, make sure that everything is boarded up. All items that are in your yards or porch are removed and put inside your home and or garage.
Lastly, make sure everything in your home is turned off and unplugged.
If you’re having a hurricane party
The latest trend among some Florida residents is to host a hurricane party with your friends and family. This is a great way to ensure that everyone is safe and you are all together! So we have put together a list of items that you will need:
Food and lots of water
Battery operated radio
Nonperishable food items