Snowbirds with homes in Florida could be paying more for insurance thanks to Irma
Canadian snowbirds who were lucky enough to escape property damage from hurricane Irma will still face higher costs as insurance providers jack up premiums and condo associations levy special assessments.
Florida insurance experts predict 15-to-20 per cent increases in property insurance costs over the next year.
Hurricane Irma is expected to be one of the mostly costly storms in history.
Additional insurance costs will be borne by all insured Florida homeowners, including the estimated 500,000 Canadians who own Florida properties.
Ben Jones scored a goal and added two assists as the IceDogs scored four unanswered in Erie, winning 5-3. Johnny Corneil chipped in with a pair of goals and Colton Incze made 26 saves for the first place ‘Dogs who completed their second.3 in 3 sweep this season.
Stephen Dhillon made 46 saves and Elijah Roberts scored the hat-trick as the IceDogs doubled Barrie 6-3, taking over the lead in the OHL’s Central Division. Roberts also added an assist, while Sam Miletic scored two for the second straight game plus counted an assist.
First star Sam Miletic scored the tying goal and added two assists in his first game with the IceDogs in a 5-4 shootout win over Erie. Akil Thomas netted the shootout winner after Miletic tied things at one.