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Getting Ready For Hurricane Dorian: 5 Lessons We Learned From The Last Destructive Storms

Attention, East Coast residents.  It’s hurricane season again! The season officially runs from June 1 to November 30, and Hurricane Dorian is already bearing down us in Florida. Two years ago, our state was hit by Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. It killed over 75 people in Florida and caused […]

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Irma Just A Bad Memory? Don’t Forget The Lessons Learned

Hurricane Irma seems like it was years ago, but take a moment to ask yourself if you’re ready for next year. Delray Beach insurance agent Mark Rindom and I spoke with journalist Kim Lankford of Kiplinger about flood insurance. Yes, we know it isn’t a sexy topic, and it’s the last thing on your mind […]

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What To Do Before The Next One Hits: 5 Lessons From Hurricane Irma

What To Do Before The Next One Hits: 5 Lessons From Hurricane Irma

Irma was the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. It killed over 75 people in Florida and caused billions of dollars of damage. Those of us in South Florida were lucky to have escaped worse. Here are 5 major lessons we learned from Irma: Lesson #1: Don’t neglect flood insurance. Roughly 80% of […]

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Houston’s Hurricane Harvey Lesson: Skipping Flood Insurance Can Cost You Your Home

Five years ago, after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of New Jersey and New York, we wrote about the importance of having flood insurance. Very few homeowners in that area were protected by flood insurance, and many suffered major losses. Follow this to read our previous article Sandy’s Lesson: Don’t Go Without Flood Insurance. Once again, […]

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Sandy’s Lesson: Don’t Go Without Flood Insurance

Many homeowners who suffered losses from Hurricane Sandy are finding out the hard way that flood damage is not covered by the typical homeowner’s policy. And unfortunately, most homeowners in Sandy’s path did not have separate flood insurance, as explained in a recent Wall Street Journal story. Estimates are that only 1% of homes in New York City had […]

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