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State OKs hurricane risk projections that boost insurance premiums

He said the fund sold more than $18 billion in coverage this year. It has more than $7 billion in cash and it would need to borrow $11 billion in a worst-case scenario after a major hurricane. Nicholson said he’s … Continue reading

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FPL asks for base rate hike before rate freeze deal expires

Florida Power Light told regulators this week it wants to raise base rates by nearly $21 million – a year before its agreement to freeze them expires.
The move doesn’t violate the agreement, but it’s sure to come as a … Continue reading

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College towns with the best foreclosure buys

For parents with college-age kids and a stomach for real estate investment, RealtyTrac Inc. has released its top 10 list of college towns with the best foreclosure deals.
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University) is No. 1, with foreclosure homes selling for … Continue reading

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Should regulators who set your rates attend utility-sponsored conferences?

The state Public Service Commission initiated cost-cutting measures this year, but that hasn’t stopped regulators from attending conferences.
Some PSC members were slammed earlier this year for attending a conference in D.C and in 2009 for attending several conferences funded in … Continue reading

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Watching football … in the garage?

Do you, by choice or by necessity, watch football on TV in the garage? We want to hear from you.
Folks up north have basements, but Floridians must be more creative. We’re planning a story on people who don’t mind retiring … Continue reading

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Ask a real estate pro: When the bank breaks into your home

Board-certified real estate attorney Gary M. Singer answers housing questions in this space each Friday. To ask him a question about short sales, mortgages, refinancing, homeowner’s associations or any other residential real estate topic, click here.
Q: We started the short … Continue reading

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