Archive | Earthquake Insurance

RSS feed for this section

Americans are at Risk for Earthquake Damage

24 Sep

According to a recent report from the United States Geological Survey, roughly half of all Americans are at risk for earthquake damage. The data shows that 143 million Americans live and work in areas that have at least some potential for earthquake shaking that could possibly damage houses and buildings. This breaks down to 57 […]

How to Prepare Your Home Insurance Portfolio and Future Budget

15 Nov

Climate change has made weather events more frequent and severe over the last decade and that has made homeowner claims more common and expensive. Insurers have had to absorb the cost of these additional claims and end up passing those costs onto their customers via higher premiums.  Unfortunately, many homeowners are finding themselves unprepared for […]

What You Need to Know About Earthquake Insurance

02 Aug

California has seen a number of earthquakes recently and while none of them have done significant damage, many experts predict the “big one” may be on its way. We thought it might be a good idea to do a general review on earthquake insurance and why it is a great coverage to carry if you […]

South Carolina Earthquake Insurance Rates Rise as Risk Heightens

23 Mar
Earthquake Insurance

In 1886, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Charleston, South Carolina causing massive damage to roads, buildings and homes. The earthquake killed 60 people and left the local water supply damaged, the shaking could be felt all up and down the eastern seaboard. Experts at the U.S. Geological Survey believe a similar event will occur soon. […]

Hurricane Harvey Acts as a Wake-Up Call for California Homeowners

21 Sep
California homeowners and earthquake insurance

According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, footage of the damage done by Hurricane Harvey should act as a wake-up call for South California. Harvey is an excellent example of the type of extensive damage and life changing impact that a major weather or earthquake event can have on community. “Both natural […]