All posts tagged sinkhole

Home Sellers Convicted Of Keeping Sinkhole Secret

The home was ultimately sold to a family with five children. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Development May Worsen Sinkhole Problem

Scientists think it may at least partially be due to the fact that developers for extracting more water from the ground in order to develop land. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Sinkholes: Where Is The Greatest Risk?

The business of sinkhole detection and prevention is booming here in Florida because of the looming threat. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Home Swallowed By Sinkhole Passed Inspection

Five months before the earth opened and swallowed his home, inspectors who surveyed the property and deemed it free of any sinkhole risk. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What Causes Sinkholes? Florida Tragedy Spotlights Science Of Subsidence

Despite efforts to spot sinkholes before they occur, there are still plenty of unpleasant — and occasionally tragic — surprises. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Citizens Rates To Increase For 2011

Most Citizens Property Insurance customers’ rates will increase by an average 10 percent next year.

The Office of Insurance Regulation on Thursday approved an average 10.3 percent statewide rate hike for Citizens’ more than 800,000 homeowner policies and an average 9 percent statewide increase for mobile home policies.