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5 06, 2019

What to Expect During the 2019 Hurricane Season in Central Florida

2021-07-20T18:44:39-04:00By |Advice, Disaster Prep|

As another hurricane season is upon us in Central Florida, it’s time to think about how to prepare your Orlando rental properties, both physically and financially, to best minimize damage. During this time, which officially begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th, the formation of tropical cyclones in the Northern Hemisphere is more [...]

13 09, 2017

Sorting Out Hurricane Insurance Claims on Your Investment Property

2022-04-27T17:48:19-04:00By |Advice, Disaster Prep|

After experiencing the worst hurricane on record, it is likely that Irma left your Florida investment property (or properties) with at least some amount of damage. But, while vacation homes and investment properties are not covered under FEMA's disaster assistance program, and it's likely that your home owner's policy for your rental units excludes wind [...]

13 08, 2013

Florida Tenant Tip: Preparing for a Sinkhole

2022-04-25T20:40:48-04:00By |Disaster Prep|

Amazingly, just recently a Disney area sinkhole swallowed a time-share building on August 12th.  Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured or killed, but residents say they had only minutes to evacuate.  Sinkholes are extremely rare, even in Central Florida, but there are steps that everyone can take in preparing for a sinkhole, in the rare event of one swallowing [...]