Florida Businesses Hit by Hurricane Matthew Eligible for Bridge Loans

Florida businesses impacted by Hurricane Matthew may now apply for short-term, interest-free loans through the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, according to a news release. Activated today by Governor Rick Scott, the bridge loan program helps bridge the gap for small businesses between the time impact occurs until other resources are available, including insurance claims or federal assistance. … Read More

New Report: Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Hit 9-Year Low

According to an Oct. 25, 2016 report at HousingWire.com, Black Knight Financial Services show homeowners in the U.S. who are facing foreclosure has hit a 9-year low. In a review of September 2016 mortgage data, only 1% of all mortgages were in active foreclosure. Per the report, “there are 2,674,000 properties that are 30 or more days past due or … Read More

Insurance Claims from Hurricane Matthew Now Total Over 90,000 in Florida

Just a few weeks after Hurricane Matthew ravaged Florida and the East Coast, insurance claims continue to pour in. Home and business owners, after evaluating their damages, have begun to file claims with their insurance companies. In Florida alone, those claims have now totaled more than 90,000 according to SaintPetersBlog.com. Throughout the South East, from Florida up through South Carolina, … Read More