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Hurricane season runs from June 1 - November 30. To encourage Florida residents to prepare for hurricane season, May 31 - June 8 is Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. During this 9 day period, Floridians can purchase designated hurricane supplies from...
Florida homeowners will begin to experience a slight decrease in the cost of their property insurance this year thanks to the reduction in reinsurance costs. Reinsurance is an added layer of coverage that insurance companies purchase to help them pay...
  “GreatFlorida Insurance would like to take the opportunity to honor all the United States military men and women who sacrificed their lives in service to our country to preserve and protect our freedom. It is a day of remembrance and...
The 60 day 2014 Florida legislative session ended Friday, May 2. “Florida lawmakers supported Governor Scott’s priorities by passing tax cuts and increased spending on education,” said Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance. Below is a list of some of...
Your home is a refuge for you and your family. Once that security is threatened by a home invasion, it can take time to restore that safe feeling. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), reports that 138,669 burglaries occurred...
Most drivers are cautious when it comes to drinking and driving and motorist are becoming more aware of the dangers of distracted driving.  Both of these occurrences have laws in place to preserve our safety on the roads. Unfortunately,...
University of Central Florida is considering a plan to require health care insurance for all new students. A committee is deliberating the idea that could go into effect beginning in 2015. According to the Health Services Department, 21.2 percent...
As spring break approaches and the weather warms up across Florida, many boaters will be putting their vessels in the water for the first time this year. Whether, relaxing in the sun, cruising around to soak up the scenery or...
On the heels of the President signing the, Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, the Florida Senate has passed SB 542, a bill designed to attract private insurance companies to sell flood insurance to Florida homeowners. The Florida bill was...
After two years of uncertainty and confusion over skyrocketing flood insurance premiums, lower flood insurance rates can be celebrated by Florida homeowners. Friday, March 21, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the, Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The passage of...