It is also helpful to have photographs or video as well as receipts of your personal property stored in a safe location, too. That may mean a set placed in a safe deposit box or with friends or relatives in another area.
Safeguard your records!
- Obtain and periodically review your insurance coverages. Standard homeowner and rental policies exclude Flood and Named Windstorm (Hurricane) coverage without endorsement. It is important to see a licensed professional to ensure you have the correct amount and type of coverage.
- For a list of insurance agents and other helpful information, please see the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
- Citizens Property Insurance Corporation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, governmental entity established by the Florida Legislature to provide insurance to Florida policyholders who are unable to find coverage in the private market.
- The Florida Legislature also created the Florida Market Assistance Plan to help consumers obtain property and casualty coverage from authorized insurers in the private market.
- More general inquires may also be answered by the Florida Insurance Council, a trade association of the insurance community, or by the Insurance Information Institute a national organization to help consumers better understand insurance.
- Keep a set of copies at home. Take it with you if you are going to evacuate.
Updated April 2015