90.7 WMFE and 89.5 WMFV are Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming and Classical Music. Part of the community since 1965, providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

Fishkind Conversations: FL property insurance soars, hitting homeowners in the wallet


Play Audio

Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE


Property insurance rates have been skyrocketing in Florida for the last five years, with many companies canceling people’s policies, leaving the state, or going out of business.

Not only are Florida home and business owners feeling the pain of rising rates, but economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the insurance issues are throwing off Florida’s property market, since insurance is necessary to get a mortgage.

Fishkind talks to WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston about why property insurance rates are climbing while availability is shrinking, and what can be done.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.


Get The 90.7 WMFE Newsletter

Your trusted news source for the latest Central Florida news, updates on special programs and more.

GET THE LATEST
Stay tuned in to our local news coverage: Listen to 90.7 WMFE on your FM or HD radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker — say “Alexa, play NPR” and you’ll be connected.

WMFE Journalistic Ethics Code | Public Media Code of Integrity

Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »

TOP