It would be logical to blame rising insurance rates on the Covid 19 crisis but the truth is that property insurance rates have been going up for the past few years even before the virus entered our lives. The crisis has created a “new normal” for many people but it is not the only thing responsible for the rise in insurance rates. Natural disasters and social unrest are also to blame. In addition to raising premiums, many insurance companies are responding by restricting some coverages and eliminating some risks that might have been covered in the past. In short, property owners will pay higher premiums to get less coverage.
Leading professionals from Marketplace Homes, SVN | SFR Hub Advisors, Unitas Financial Services (formerly Innovative Risk Solutions), and Lima One Capital speak on the future of SFR investments in 2021.
Here comes yet another Hurricane Season.
On August 5th, the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Colorado State University increased its forecast for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season to “extremely active.” According to their report, they predict “an above-normal probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States coastline.” Unfortunately, it only takes one storm to cause physical substantial and financial damage.