To add to my reply below, if you're an independent physician (i.e. Self Employed) and you have multiple offices, new ventures and investments all over the place which complicates your Tax Returns, like most find, you too may run into a "Brick Wall" with the big Banks and their unwillingness to lend and/or inability to offer alternatives. Instead you may need access to the new STATED INCOME ALT type programs for Self Employed borrowers. Go to WWW.StatedIncomeALT.com to view programs.... more
The new homes being built in Woodbridge Ranches in Davie (www.woodbridgeindavie.com) today are built to withstand 170 mph winds and with full house tinted impact glass windows and doors. That is a great start to being able to face a hurricane.
Like anywhere, prepared residents have a hurricane kit ready every season with food and water for a few days for every resident of their home (including pets), waterproof container for valuables and paperwork, and will gas up their vehicles just in case of a power outage afterwards.
At least here in Florida we can see them coming and prepare mentally and physically.... more