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From Lake Buena Vista News Business
High winds, water are top factors affecting insurance claims in Florida
Marian Johns | Aug 7, 2018

According to a recent Kin Insurance online article, high winds and water are some of the top factors effecting insurance claims in Florida.

From Gotha Today Business
FEMA's tasked with spearheading government efforts in disaster relief
Marian Johns | Aug 6, 2018

As we hit the peak of hurricane season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its role is at the forefront of many recent news stories.

From Apopka Times
Business

New Floridians need to know the difference in flood, hurricane insurance coverage

By Marian Johns | Jul 28, 2018

Purchasing a beach umbrella and flip flops might be the first things on your to do list as a new resident in the Sunshine State, but you might want to add hurricane kit and flood insurance to that list in order to protect your family and property.

From Ocoee Today
Business

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
Business

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.

From Ocoee Today
Business

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.

From College Park Today
Business

College Park fights to keep its unique, small-town charm free from major development

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 27, 2018

College Park Main Street's Jeff Kurtz shared his thoughts on the economy and what it means to local businesses and areas.

From Ocoee Today
Business

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 Apopka Times
Business

There really is a 'science' to naming hurricanes

By Marian Johns | Jul 25, 2018

Over time, hurricane names became short and easily remembered, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

From Apopka Times
Business

Florida homeowners need to know the difference between flood, hurricane coverage

By Marian Johns | Jul 25, 2018

APOPKA — For many first-time Florida homeowners, the maze of insurance coverage, especially when it comes to hurricanes and flooding, can be hard to navigate.

From Goldenrod News
Business

Thread Mill official does not fear impact from Trump administration tariffs

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 23, 2018

Among the many policy changes made by President Donald Trump is the protectionist trade policy that he has been pushing for months, seeking to protect the American economy from being injured by international manufacturing. But some detractors say this policy may be doing more harm than good.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: No more rookie mistakes

By Press release submission | Jul 22, 2018

Get the BEST advice for new Realtors (as well as CE credit!) during this don't-miss session on professional success

From Lake Buena Vista News
Business

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
Business

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.

From College Park Today
Business

College Park tries to support local businesses, but increasing costs loom

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 16, 2018

With taxes and tariffs that have recently been introduced to American companies manufacturing or importing their products from overseas, local businesses fear the consequences.

Business

HUNTER'S CREEK WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION: Sewer line maintenance

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

Orange County will be performing sewer line maintenance on Hunter's Creek Blvd between Colonial Grand Apartments and Timucua on Tuesday, July 17th and Wednesday, July 18th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Caregivers need to focus on themselves too — and ask for help

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

A board-certified geriatrician with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, Laird is accustomed to finding two people in each exam room — the patient and a caregiver.

Business

NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME - EAST ORLANDO: Important to focus on healing ourselves

By Press release submission | Jul 8, 2018

Yoga is therapeutic and can help to relieve some of the stress associated with grief

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: July is Sarcoma awareness month

By Press release submission | Jul 8, 2018

Sarcoma is a tumor that occurs in the bones and soft tissues, such as fat and muscle. In most cases

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Not Getting Enough Sleep

By Press release submission | Jul 8, 2018

From high blood sugar to heart attack, here’s a look at what insufficient sleep can do to your body.

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