Tag Archives: wind and hail

North Carolina Joint Underwriters and Wind Pool Map Explained

30 Nov
North Carolina Coastal Counties

North Carolina is a lovely state to call home. Our state is packed with beautiful cities, museums, restaurants and of course, some of the loveliest beaches in the country. Unfortunately, if you live in one of our amazing coastal southern cities such as Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island Beach, Calabash, Bald Head Island, […]

Coastal South Carolina Home Insurance Rates

17 Apr
Coastal Charleston, South Carolina

South Carolina is an amazing place to call home. It is overflowing with world-class cities, beautiful beaches, museums, and restaurants. It is truly a wonderful place to live. Unfortunately, some of our beautiful coastal cities, Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Hilton Head as an example come with some pretty high homeowners insurance premiums if you live […]

What is a wind and hail windstorm insurance policy?

03 Dec

This has been a banner year for severe storms and hurricanes and some communities have been hit hard. All of these storms have reminded many homeowners exactly how important it is to protect their home with insurance. Unfortunately, for much of this type of damage, homeowners must be carrying windstorm insurance in addition to homeowners […]

Georgia Coastal Home Insurance Coverage & Rates

02 Oct

Windstorm insurance is not a required coverage in Georgia, but if you live on the coast, it is certainly an insurance you should consider. In many coastal areas your mortgage lender will require that you carry a windstorm policy to make sure your home (and their investment) is full protected. Windstorm policies are designed to […]

Pros and Cons of Texas Homeowners Insurance

23 Jan

Extremely detailed, high resolution image of a Hurricane approaching coastal Texas. This image was shot from Space and furnished by Nasa. Writing that monthly check for homeowners insurance can be painful, especially in Texas where the cost of insurance is high. While painful, homeowners insurance is a requirement for most of us. If you have […]

North Carolina Coastal Home Insurance Rates

19 Jul
NC Coastal Home Insurance Premiums

There are definite upsides to living in North Carolina, our famous beaches, vibrant cities, world-class restaurants and numerous cultural activities make our state a great place to call home. However, one of the advantages of living here can be a double-edged sword. While many of our cities, Raleigh, Fayetteville or Charlotte are just a few […]

North Carolina Coastal Home Insurance: What You Need To Know!

08 Mar
Coastal North Carolina Home Insurance

North Carolina is a beautiful state to live in but homeowners insurance can be expensive, especially if you live near the coast. The average premium for an HO-3 policy, which is considered the standard for single family homes in North Carolina, is $1,008, which is roughly 8 percent lower than the national average of $1,034. […]

Insurers adding new, much higher deductibles for wind and hail damage

22 Aug
Home Insurance claims and rate hikes due to wind or hail damage.

If you are shopping for a new homeowners policy or recently renewed your policy, you may want to examine the policy in detail as some insurers are sneaking in a new line item that may have a big effect on your pocketbook if you ever need to make a claim due to wind damage. Insurers […]