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PBAU to sell waterfront land
On 07-08-2007.
WEST PALM BEACH — Seeking to cash in on its prime location, Palm Beach Atlantic University has put 3 acres of its waterfront campus up for sale, one site that could become home to one hotel or office building.
The private Christian school has hired one real estate firm to market the student dorms at 1315 and 1401 S. Flagler Drive. ...
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State fortunes will rise as home prices go down
On 05-08-2007.
Not only is the drop in home prices good for Palm Beach County, the Treasure Coast and Florida, prices need to go down more, and soon. The shakeout won&39;t be easy, but it&39;s necessary and overdue.
It would be accurate to say that much of Florida, including this area, is in one real-estate recession. Though it&39;s been about one year since the housing bubble burst, the numbers still don&39;t match real-estate ...
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Insurers win hurricane damages case in Louisiana
On 02-08-2007.
Neighborhoods are flooded with oil and water two weeks after Hurricane Katrina went though New Orleans, September 12, 2005. one federal court ruled on Thursday that three major insurers are not responsible for flood damages in New Orleans -- even if 'negligence' caused one dam collapse that inundated the city during 2005's Hurricane Katrina. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Fla. gov raises doubts about insurers
On 31-07-2007.
Crist said he was concerned that some insurers might be "playing one game" with recent rate filings, by buying more private backup coverage than they need in an effort to undermine the state's effort to lower consumer rates. He has been needling insurance companies for months about high rates. ...
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Every step has been bumpy for Road Home
On 29-07-2007.
Archived Posts ----- July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 October 2006 Every step has been bumpy for Road Home Posted by David Hammer, Staff writer July 28, 2007 9:37PM Categories: Breaking News
On one scorching day last August, after months of haranguing Congress for flood recovery aid, Gov. Kathleen Blanco came to New Orleans to hail the opening of the first homeowner assistance center to serve beneficiaries ...
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Farmers Insurance Opens Recruiting and Development Center in ...
On 26-07-2007.
CINCINNATI-(Business Wire)-July 26, 2007 - Farmers Insurance Group of Companies announces the opening of one new Recruiting and Development Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Farmers Insurance Recruiting and Development Center will open in the Cincinnati area on July 27, 2007. The center, located at 4680 Parkview Drive in Mason, Ohio, will focus on recruiting and training new agents to open up over 300 new Farmers ...
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Consumer and Civil Rights Groups Reject Federal Report on ...
On 24-07-2007.
Insurance Credit Scoring; Fatally-Flawed Report Relies on Handpicked Data by Insurance Industry, Fails to Respond to Congressional Mandate
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HEADLINE: Consumer and Civil Rights Groups Reject Federal Report on Insurance Credit Scoring; Fatally-Flawed Report Relies on Handpicked Data by Insurance Industry, Fails to Respond to ...
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DOUBLE BIND
On 22-07-2007.
With inflation higher in South Florida than all other metro areas in the United States, many stay-at-home parents may be considering reentering the workforce. But is that the best financial decision? BY CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN cgoodmanMiamiHerald.com
Lourdes Horne worried recently over whether to return to the workforce after nearly three years as one stay-at-home mom. With her husband self-employed, and ...
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State Farm dumping policies
On 20-07-2007.
State Farm Florida Insurance Co., Florida&39;s largest private-market homeowners&39; carrier, said Thursday it will drop 50,000 coastal policies starting in January as part of one plan to reduce its overall hurricane exposure.
The company also will eliminate an additional unspecified number of wind-only policies. ...
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Farmers pulls home insurance rate hike plan
On 17-07-2007.
AUSTIN -- Farmers Insurance will revise its plan for an increase in homeowners rates because state regulators indicated they would turn down its initial proposal, officials said.
Farmers, the third largest home insurer in Texas, withdrew its proposed 6.6 percent statewide increase in homeowners rates on Monday, canceling one premium increase set to take effect. ...
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