Amid Florida’s homeowners insurance crisis, Citizens sees its policies increase by 50% in 2022

TALLAHASSEE — With private insurers cutting customers and raising rates, state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. saw its number of policies increase 50 percent by 2022. Citizens had 1,145,178 policies as of December 30, up from 759,305 at the end of 2021, according to figures posted Tuesday on Citizens’ website. Citizens also added about 19,000 policies …

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Morningstar sees the best value in the technology, property, industrial and communication sectors in ASX in 2023

Morningstar sees several sectors as undervalued, including technology and real estate Caution is advised for at least the first half of 2023 with the interest rate tightening cycle still a ways to go Household disposable income will come under increasing pressure this year as mortgage payments rise Morningstar views many stocks in the technology, real …

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Owner sees signs of ‘war’ at Tantummaheag Landing

Old Lyme: A Tantummaheag Road homeowner compared Russia’s annexation of the Ukraine to efforts by the town to assert ownership of a strip of land dividing their property. The disputed land along Lord’s Cove has long been enjoyed by residents and visitors for purposes such as launching kayaks or watching the historic murmur of swallows …

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Maryland sees biggest property value increase in years

By Fr. Ryan Anthony, Dorchester Banner The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxes announced last week its 2023 reassessment of 779,573 residential and commercial properties collectively known as “Group 2.” Overall, the statewide increase for this group over the last three years was 20.6%, higher than 2022’s 12%, and 96.4% of Group 2 residential properties …

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