Governor Crist Announces Consumer-Oriented Property Insurance Shop and Compare Web Site

Jun 26, 2007

On Tuesday, June 26, 2007, this office attended a press conference by Governor Charlie Crist regarding the creation of a consumer-oriented property insurance Web site,

Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty joined the Governor in this announcement.  The Web site is designed to provide comparison information about homeowners’ insurance rates throughout Florida. 

According to Commissioner McCarty, the Web site will feature the comparison of insurance rates for 25 companies in each of Florida’s 67 counties based on a $150,000 home with a $500 deductible and a 2% hurricane deductible.  The current companies that are being used for rate comparison are:

USAA General Indemnity Company

American Keystone Insurance Company

USAA Casualty Insurance Company

Southern Fidelity Insurance Company

Security First Insurance Company

American Traditions Insurance Company

Tower Hill Prime Insurance Company

Royal Palm Insurance Company

Allstate Floridian Insurance Company

Tower Hill Select Insurance Company

American Strategic Insurance Corporation

ASI Assurance Corporation

Nationwide Insurance Company of Florida

Tower Hill Preferred Insurance Company

Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company

Homewise Preferred Insurance Company

First Floridian Auto and Home Insurance Company

State Farm Florida Insurance Company

United Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc.

St. Johns Insurance Company, Inc.

Universal Insurance Company of North America

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company

Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company

Southern Oak Insurance Company


Commissioner McCarty stated that the Web site will evolve in that additional companies will be added as well as additional variables that impact rates.

To view a copy of the Governor’s Press Release, click here.

Materials that were provided at the press conference regarding the new Web site are attached for your review. 

Please feel free to contact this office if you have any questions regarding this matter.