Hurricane Aftermath: Those Without Renters Insurance Struggle

Most tenants require that renters obtain some sort of renters insurance plan to protect themselves from floods, fires, robberies or some other form of accident. The 2017 hurricane season should be a wakeup call for the future of renters insurance, as after all the damage is now starting to be cleared and fixed up in Texas and Florida and surrounding areas, the financial numbers are coming out, and for those without insurance, it is not pretty. While most tenants do recommend it Read More …

Dealing With Insurance After Natural Disaster

In a summer and fall seemingly filled with natural disasters, hurricanes and wildfires, many are now wondering, what is the process when dealing with insurance companies and the damage to your home or business? How will you get your money? How long will it take? What is the process? They are not alone in asking. Here are some tips to make this transition into rebuilding easier. On any ordinary day, insurance companies and the payout money is generally all smooth and easy, Read More …

U.S. House Will Give More Funding For Wildfires And Hurricanes

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said the House will take up supplemental disaster funding to help areas hit by hurricanes and wildfires this week. “We think it’s critical that we pass this legislation this week to give the people in California the support that they need to fight these fires, to help the victims, and also to help the communities still recovering and dealing with humanitarian problems with the hurricanes,” Ryan said at a news briefing on Wednesday.. Northern California’s Read More …

Renters Must Prepare For Hurricanes When Landlords Won’t Help

Florida, which has had a recent surge of hurricanes this year, has no law that really requires landlords to protect their rental properties or tenants from hurricanes. “Almost every state requires a landlord to provide a habitable residence for the tenant and nearly every lease will include a similar clause,” said Daniel Watts, a California-based real estate lawyer. “The problem is that before a hurricane strikes, the house is still inhabitable,” Watts added. “It’s only after the hurricane hits that the [residence] Read More …

Florida Governor Prohibits Increase of Insurance Premiums

Hurricane Irma was one of the worst hurricanes in American history. For their own safety, people were forced to evacuate, abandoning their homes, automobiles, and places of businesses. Now that the storm is over, Floridians are returning to their neighborhoods and attempting to get things back to normal. However, the severe flooding caused a devastating amount of damage that will take months, maybe years to clean up. This is a hard time for the people of Florida, and the government is doing Read More …