Category: Hurricane Irma

Assignments of Benefits Exploit Vulnerable Floridians

Feb 20, 2019 / Hurricane Irma

Floridians are being ripped off by unethical contractors who recommend assignments of benefits (AOB’s) to begin working on homes impacted by major disasters. An assignment of benefits (AOB) is a much abused, but legally-binding document in which a homeowner assigns the right to collect insurance benefits to a contractor. Although AOBs have a proper place in the contracting world (because they can be a convenient way for homeowners to pay […]

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Contractors Causing Problems In Wake of Hurricane Irma? What You Should Know

May 2, 2018 / Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was a devastating event for Florida and much of the state is still recovering. Shortly after the hurricane, we warned people and companies to be on the lookout for potentially unscrupulous insurance companies but now it has come to our attention that several individuals are having issues with their contractors and something called, “The Assignment of Benefits” watch our most recent video for more:

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Hurricane Irma Losses Estimated at 6 Billion

Dec 5, 2017 / Hurricane Irma

As many Southwest Florida residents and businesses move forward with life after Hurricane Irma and get ready for the influx of seasonal residents, the statistical magnitude of the post-Irma insurance claim situation is beginning to come into focus. According to a news report this week, the loss estimates so far from Hurricane Irma are estimated to be in the range of $6 billion and it appears that the number of […]

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Tax Deadline Extended For Floridians Impacted By Hurricane Irma

As people begin to look at the long-term effects of hurricane Irma, many are now asking up how to deal with the financial side of hurricane Irma, including questions regarding taxes.   Recently, Florida CPA firm Markham Norton (http://www.markham-norton.com/) prepared an outline that we found to be simple and straightforward. We believe the outline may help prepare you to ask the right questions to your CPA or tax preparer. Some highlights […]

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