Home insurance premiums rising faster than inflation

If your home insurance policy is up for renewal, prepare to be shocked. That’s because rates are rising rapidly in many parts of the country due to what insurers say is increased risk from climate change. While homeowners’ insurance premiums are up by 4% on average, they have in fact increased by 11.4% since 2017,

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How to Get the Right Home Insurance for Your Needs

For many people, a home is among the biggest investments they can have. However, it is threatened every day by a wide range of risks, including floods, earthquakes, and fires. To protect yourself and your property from loss and damages that might arise from these issues, having the right home insurance coverage is paramount. With

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Home insurance firms expect disruption from COVID-19

Insurance firms say that the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to affect the ability of many Americans to pay their homeowners and renters insurance, and many are responding by offering temporary payment suspensions. “For auto and home insurance customers who are negatively impacted by the coronavirus, we are extending payment dates and

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How pets can take a bite out of your home’s value

Our beloved furry friends are often seen as a part of the family, but they can often end up costing you dearly if you’re trying to sell the house. A report in the Wall Street Journal reveals that pets can take huge bite out of your home’s value thanks to scratched doors, stained floors and

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Hurricane Florence threatens more than 750K homes, experts say

With Hurricane Florence closing in on the Carolinas and Virgina this weekend, threatening storm surges and destructive winds of up to 130 mph, experts are warning that more than 750,000 homes are at risk of serious damage. Florence is set to bring with it widespread inland rainfall and flooding in addition to strong winds, with

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The hidden costs of homeownership add up to $9K a year, study finds

Homeowners will pay around $9,390 per year on the hidden costs associated with homeownership, according to a new analysis by Thumbtack and Zillow.

Why Most Renters Don’t Have Insurance and Why Insurance Companies Should Take Notice

According to the Insurance Information Institute, only 41% of renters own insurance, compared to 95% of homeowners (III). Why is there such a wide gap?

5 Tips for Obtaining Home Insurance

You need home insurance in the event of destruction or serious damage to your home. Insurance will cover replacement costs preventing a financial crisis in your life.

Does raising your home insurance deductible really pay off? That may depend on where you live…

Many homeowners look to raise the deductible on their home insurance policies in order to save more money on their premiums, but a recent study from insuranceQuotes, an online home insurance comparison service, reveals that it’s not always financially sound to do so.

Here’s a great way to save money on your home insurance

Homeowners are being warned over a popular scam initiated by what Realtor.com calls “storm-chasing” contractors who’re contributing to an artificial rise in home insurance prices in some areas

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