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A Mild Hurricane Season to Keep Homeowners Insurance Rates Low

31 Oct
City of Miami Florida

Homeowners in Miami have been hit by the high insurance rates and deductibles charged by Citizens in multiple ways. Apart from having to separate yourself from a lot of money, the high rates also depressed the real estate market in Miami-Dade County in the past. However, this is likely to change as the current hurricane […]

The Attributes of Home Owners Flood Insurance

29 Oct
Miami Dade County Flood Delay on Insurance Hike

Many parts of the Sunshine State are prone to hurricanes and as such most homeowners insurance includes cover for hurricanes. However, this does not compensate the homeowner for damages caused by the flood waters that often accompany hurricanes. Homeowners in Florida and other parts of the country need to ensure that they have adequate flood […]

Miami Home Insurance and Coverage for Damage Caused by Sinkholes

17 Oct
Florida Homeowners Insurance & Sink Holes

The sinkhole that damaged a resort near Clermont, Florida, recently, has once again turned the spotlight on the dangers caused by sinkholes in Florida. While sinkholes are common in many parts of the country, Florida homeowners in general and Miami home owners in particular experience a lot of damage from them because of the limestone […]

The Coverage Limits Under the National Flood Insurance Program

02 Oct
NFIP Flood Insurance Tips & Information

It seems that people who live along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States have to endure hurricanes and tropical storms almost throughout the year. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts for about six months of the year from June till the end of November and peaks during the middle of […]

Coverages Provided by Homeowners’ Insurance Policies

22 Sep

A report published by the AARP The Magazine has revealed some interesting findings regarding some of the most common insurance claims made by homeowners across the United States. According to this report, dog bites on residential premises constitute about a third of all the liability claims made by house owners. This number also includes instances […]

How do Insurers Calculate Home Insurance Premium Rates?

18 Sep
Calculating Home Insurance Premiums and Rates

Over the past decade or so, homeowners across the United States have seen a steady increase in their home insurance premium rates. The rates have risen by 36 percent across the nation from 2003 to 2010 and states such as North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama have witnessed some of the sharpest spikes […]

A House-Hunter’s Insurance Guide to High-End Mobile (AL) Homes

08 Sep

The real estate scene in Mobile (Alabama) is displaying a curious trend and quite unlike what is right now prevalent in most other regions of the United States. The housing market here has failed to make an appreciable recovery following the recession and the average home price in the state has actually decreased by three […]

How does Age of the Building Influence Home Insurance Prices in Atlanta, Georgia?

06 Sep
Old Atlanta Homes and Insurance Issues

Forbes Magazine has listed Atlanta, Georgia in their list of the top 50 best cities to live in the United States. The city is the financial headquarters of corporate giants like Coca-Cola, AT&T Mobility, Home Depot, Delta Air Lines, UPS, and Turner Broadcasting and also houses numerous financial services, telecommunications, and technology companies that create […]

The Home Insurance Scenario in the High-End Neighborhoods of Raleigh, NC

27 Aug
Buying a home and insurance in Raleigh NC

Prospective homeowners scouting for houses in Raleigh (North Carolina) have a tough choice to make. Most of the high-end neighborhoods of the city offer numerous amenities that are almost impossible to overlook—proximity to reputable school districts, near entertainment and recreation spots, and with easy access to the commercial quarters of the city. On the other […]