Clearwater Roadtrip to Florida State Capitol
Clearwater Florida – I visited Tallahasse last week with a group of Pinellas County leaders and got an update on what’s happening with issues that effect Clearwater Florida Real Estate.
You know I was particularly interested what’s happening with options for Clearwater home owners insurance and information about our Florida Property Taxes and I got lots of good info.
Clearwater Florida Real Estate Insurance Options
We met with Governor Crist who told us about the property tax progress we’re making and about a new website http://www.shopandcomparerates.com/ .
This is a site that shows you lots of insurance companies offering Clearwater home owners a range of rates offered by various companies. The Governor told us this didn’t cost any money – it was the free-enterprise system at work.
Here’s what the Governor had to say about the positive trend happening in Florida:[youtube width=”300″ height=”225″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXGrmK1CFvI[/youtube]
(Just a note: The reference in the video to $11,000 was in response to concern someone shared since they got a notice that their homeowner’s insurance was doubling with no reason in what sounded to all of us like a normal home – not waterfront, not flood zone for example -his message was to empower yourself to check out your options because he felt consumers have lots more options now and are in control than they may realize.)
Companies that want to be competitive can see what other insurance companies are offering and offer property owners their best option. You can search by county so here’s a snapshot of what comes up for Pinellas County and Clearwater Florida real estate.
It was surprising to see how big the range of home insurance prices was… from $1,351 to $3,614 – Wow that’s a big range – almost 3 times from top to bottom. The Governor’s message to us was to encourage all of us to be proactive and research your home insurance options. Looks like great advice for all of us.
If you are thinking of buying or selling your Clearwater Florida Real Estate – we’re here to help. You can call us at (727) 422-8901 or feel free to search the complete Tampa Bay MLS with photos to see all the homes of condos for sale in the Clearwater – Tampa Bay area.