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Deciphering deductibles can help you pick the perfect policy

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 28, 2018

Most insurers offer standard tier levels that are fairly universal across the homeowners' insurance industry no matter which agent or company you settle on.

From Apopka Times
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Understand whose policy will cover the bill when damage strikes your home

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 28, 2018

If a tree limb falls or a hailstorm pelts your home’s exterior, your own policy handles window (or siding, or roof) replacement. However, if a youngster’s poorly aimed projectile shatters your window glass, then his or her family’s homeowners’ benefits would kick in.

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Florida homeowners can save money through building code awareness

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 27, 2018

New and seasoned Floridians alike already know their beautiful state lies in a hurricane-prone zone, so homeowners will be glad to learn that gleaning extra facts about building codes can improve their insurance protections.

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Property insurance impacts third parties in multiple ways

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 25, 2018

Whether it’s a hired hand, next-door neighbors, extended family or others, sooner or later homeowners may wonder whether their property insurance covers mishaps affecting people other than primary occupants.

From Lake Buena Vista News
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What else does homeowner's insurance cover? Know the ins and outs of outbuildings

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 18, 2018

Are your sheds shielded? Is your carport covered? Is your pool house protected? As new homeowners familiarize themselves with property insurance policy details, such questions will arise regarding structures adjacent to and around their main dwelling.

From Apopka Times
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Follow these tips if you're selecting an online insurer

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 18, 2018

Most consumers already know their way around online shopping carts and checkout options — but as the insurance industry shifts toward a virtual arena, one’s choices may not be that evident at the outset.

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Kin Insurance expert explains finer points of property coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 2, 2018

First-time homeowners encounter many a learning curve as they acquaint themselves with the finer points of home maintenance and protection — including making informed choices when selecting the property insurance coverage that’s right for their home.

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Insurance companies can take multiple approaches to mold coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 2, 2018

Among potential storm or water damage consequences, mold ranks among the least desirable outcomes to grapple with; but when it does occur, there’s no denying that it must be dealt with expediently and professionally.

From Goldenrod News
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Purchasing property insurance online offers some advantages

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 27, 2018

Online insurers nowadays mount strong advertising campaigns; use mobile applications for reminders and alerts, and offer 24/7 availability.

From College Park Today
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Purchasing insurance online saves time and money

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 20, 2018

While working with an insurance agent in person has its advantages, purchasing the same policy online may save consumers time and money.

From Wadeview Park News
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Know the difference between flood and hurricane insurance

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 20, 2018

Hapless homeowners face frustration when forces of nature level their lot or create secondary disasters from flooding or falling limbs — with many learning too late that standard homeowner’s insurance policy coverage usually excludes flood damage.

From Baldwin Park Today
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Understanding your insurance policy can reduce stress after a storm

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 20, 2018

Because homeowners’ insurance policies are complex by nature, consumers need to be well prepared and clearly understand details of their policy coverage well in advance of any incidents requiring the filing of a claim.

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