Category: Sinkhole News for Realtors

October 7, 2011 by Morgan Barfield

Sorry for Brian Dyer and his family. Brian decided he wanted to build a pool for his kids. When excavation began to dig the pool they found trash, everywhere. They found washing machine tubs, electronics, tires and other household trash, all buried within four feet of the surface. He hired a sinkhole investigation firm, Geoview,…

March 4, 2011 by Morgan Barfield

One issue that seems to get continually overlooked in this whole debate over Bill 408 is what affect will this new law have on the housing market? We predict a horrible outcome and foreclosure spikes. There are several serious concerns that arise. Bill 408 tries to accomplish two goals: 1) limit, decrease or altogether prevent…

October 19, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

We are very pleased with the enormous response we had recently to our efforts to reach out to realtors, real estate brokers, and others in the real estate field regarding our resources as Sinkholedamageblog.com. In the past week, we have been flooded with inquiries regarding the various issues realtors have to resolve in handling homes…

September 29, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

County commissioners in Hillsborough County recently voted to provide grants for Hillsborough County residents who were affected by sinkhole activity during the winter freeze of this past year. The grants may be worth up to $3,000 per individual homeowner. Though the sinkhole grant program is aimed at the freeze event causing sinkhole activity in Dover…

September 27, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

As Florida’s sinkhole issues continue to become national news, the recently decided to get into the fray. Unfortunately, the article had a very pro-insurance slant and went out of its way to place those fighting for homeowners in a very negative light. The article focuses on public adjusters here in Florida and their role in…