January 2020


Please call  Lee from Calles Financial at 954-270-7966, Your Insurance Consultant  about Home Insurance, Auto, Flood, Private Flood, Car, Life Insurance & Financial Products, Business  & Commercial Policies, and Group Products for business owners to give Employees benefits at no cost to the employer

We still await more carriers to either be in financial difficulty ir be acquired by another carrier, This is the 2nd carrier to be acquired so 10 or so still to go by the end of January,

Two Florida-based homeowners insurers, Anchor Property & Casualty and Anchor Specialty Insurance, have succumbed to market pressures in the state and will be acquired by other companies.

Tampa, Fla.-based HCI Group has entered into a preliminary agreement for its subsidiary Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Co. to acquire all the insurance policies of Anchor Property & Casualty Co., according to a statement from HCI.

Also, Weston Insurance of Coral Gables, Fla., which writes coastal property risks, will acquire another Anchor subsidiary, Anchor Specialty Insurance Co.

The acquisition of Anchor P&C’s policies was announced by HCI as ratings agency Demotech stated that the insurer would be downgraded from a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, to M, Moderate. The ratings agency warned last week that it is reviewing the ratings of a number of Florida insurers and downgrades are possible. It did not name the insurers.

Please enjoy the full article below;

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2020/01/15/554875.htm

Please call  Lee from Calles Financial at 954-270-7966, Your Insurance Consultant  about Home Insurance, Auto, Flood, Private Flood, Car, Life Insurance & Financial Products, Business  & Commercial Policies, and Group Products for business owners to give Employees benefits at no cost to the employer

This is so Important to read as so many will be affected and the news will break un just 3 weeks .

The rating agency responsible for assigning financial stability ratings (FSR) to more than 40 Florida domestic insurers has warned that several carriers will receive downgrades due to deteriorating conditions in the state’s property insurance market, and more than a dozen more could be downgraded in the next few months.

In a letter dated Dec. 20, 2019 that was forwarded to Insurance Journal, Demotech President Joe Petrelli warned Barry Gilway, head of state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp., that Gilway’s hoped-for shrinking of Citizens’ policy count might be “more difficult than expected as Demotech would be downgrading several carriers in January, February and March 2020.”

Please enjoy the full article below and read it all!

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2020/01/09/554155.htm

Please call  Lee from Calles Financial at 954-270-7966, Your Insurance Consultant  about Home Insurance, Auto, Flood, Private Flood, Car, Life Insurance & Financial Products, Business  & Commercial Policies, and Group Products for business owners to give Employees benefits at no cost to the employer

This carrier was famous for low down payments and then people cancel! Cheap ways to buy Insurance to get tags and then cancel. Options will be tough for all.

please enjoy the full article below;

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2020/01/07/553838.htm

Please call  Lee from Calles Financial at 954-270-7966, Your Insurance Consultant  about Home Insurance, Auto, Flood, Private Flood, Car, Life Insurance & Financial Products, Business  & Commercial Policies, and Group Products for business owners to give Employees benefits at no cost to the employer

As a board member of the MAAC committee in Florida for Citizens Insurance, I can conform this for sure. On top of all of the other carriers also trying to reduce exposure and cut the middle markets, where will people go to get Insurance coverage especially here in S. Florida. I work with Chaisteli Insurance for Property Coverage and together we  can offer help and be sure you understand all options.

 

Florida’s insurer of last resort Citizens Property Insurance Corporation will make shrinking its policyholder count a priority next year, despite potential headwinds that may come from Florida domestic carriers raising rates and restricting coverage.

Prompted by a request from Florida State Senator Jeff Brandes, the company announced at its December Board of Governors meeting that it will again seek input from independent evaluators to determine if there are exposure reduction or depopulation opportunities that can be identified for Citizens to further reduce its overall exposure and financial impact on the state.

Please enjoy the full article below;

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2019/12/20/552579.htm