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Division Director

Toma Wilkerson

Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Alexander Building
2020 Capital Circle SE
Suite 310
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Company Information
Homewise Preferred Insurance Company

Name of Company: HomeWise Preferred Insurance Company
CASE NUMBER: 2011-CA-002404
Date of Rehabilitation: September 2, 2011
Date of Liquidation November 4, 2011
Claims Filing Deadline: November 4, 2012
guaranty Association:

Florida Insurance Guaranty Association(you are leaving the DFS website and opening a new browser window)(FIGA)

Coverage Property and Casualty
State of Domicile: Florida
Status of Receivership: Liquidation

Notice of Receivership

On November 4, 2011, HomeWise Preferred Insurance Company (“HPIC”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of liquidation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida. The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of HPIC. The company was previously ordered into rehabilitation on September 2, 2011.

Background Information

HPIC, a Florida corporation licensed in 2006, was headquartered in Tampa, Florida. The company primarily wrote homeowners insurance coverage. It was licensed in three states – Florida, Texas and South Carolina.

On August 30, 2012, the Department mailed Proof of Claim forms to all known claimants for HomeWise Preferred Insurance Company. The deadline for filing a Proof of Claim is November 4, 2012. If you have not received a Proof of Claim form, please click here to obtain a form.

Notice to Claimants

On January 5, 2016, the Court approved the Department 's Claims Status Report and authorized the Department to refrain from evaluating claims in Classes 2-11 and dropped the requirement that the Department file a claims report for those Classes with the Court regarding those claims unless the HPIC estate recovers additional assets sufficient to make distributions beyond Class 1. The Court also dropped the requirement to mail any additional notifications to claimants with claims in Classes 2-11 unless it becomes necassary to evaluate claims in those classes.