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Bozrah Homeowners Insurance is Very Affordable

Once you have purchased your home, you will need to protect it with a homeowners policy. Usually before closing, your loan provider will require you to purchase a homeowners policy. Lucky for you, Bozrah is a very affordable town with an average home insurance cost of $1,582. Bozrah, Connecticut is ranked 10 in the country for homeowners insurance rate prices.

You will need a certain type of homeowners policy when purchasing your new home. There are different policy types that are each designed for the specific type of housing that you may own. Here is a brief description of each of the different homeowner policy types that are available to you:

  • (HO-3): The most common of all homeowner insurance types is the HO-3 or "Homeowners Three" policy. The majority of homeowners in Bozrah have most like purchased this type of standard or basic homeowners policy. It protects your home against every peril except ones that are excluded specifically in the policy. Perils may include fire, theft, liability.
    It should be noted that all HO-3 policies exclude earthquake and flooding damage.
  • (HO-4): This type is called a renters insurance coverage type for renting a home, condo or apartment. This will cover the personal property in the home as well as offering liability coverage for you in the event that someone trips or fall and is otherwise injured in your apartment. This policy is for renters or tenants only, this does not cover you if you own the property and want to rent it, you will need a landlord policy for that type of coverage.
  • (HO-5): If you want to upgrade your HO-3 standard homeowners policy, this is the next level type of enhanced coverage. While more expensive than an HO-3 policy it also offers more coverage protection. These policies are not available on all homes, they are usually reserved for newer homes that fall in higher price brackets.

One of the major differences with this policy type is that your personal property is covered by all perils that are not named as exclusions. An HO-3 policy on the other hand only protects your personal property against a certain list of perils.

The majority of these policies also offer replacement value as standard coverage on personal property compared to fair market value which takes deprecation into account when calculating the value of your damaged or destroyed property.

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Home Insurance Rates by Zipcode in Bozrah, CT

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Bozrah, CT Home Insurance Average Premiums

Local Bozrah, CT home insurance quotes comparison

$906 /yr.

Shows Bozrah's lowest average rates with discounts applied.

For the city of Bozrah, homeowners insurance rates may vary on deductible, coverage amount and property details. Below is a list of the averages based on the cost of an annual home insurance premium.

Coverage Amount:Annual Premium
1800 sq. ft. or below
(discounts applied)
$906 /yr.
Average Coverage:$1156 /yr.
2600 sq. ft. or higher
(all discounts applied)
$1456 /yr.

What is the average home insurance cost for a home in Bozrah, CT?

  • • The average homeowners insurance premium paid annually for a home in Bozrah is around $1156 per year.

What does it cost on average per month for home insurance in Bozrah, CT?

  • • Homeowners in Bozrah pay an average cost per month around $96.00 for insurance coverage.

Bozrah, CT Coastal Wind, Hail & Flood Information

Bozrah is located in a coastal county which greatly increases the risk of hurricanes and windstorms. Our quoting process will include wind and hail coverage options to give you the best protection you need against high winds and storm damage.

Flood Zone Notice: The beautiful coastal city of Bozrah is know for it's beautiful beaches and waterways. Because New London County (FIPS: 9011) has a shoreline and is in a coastal area it is important to purchase flood insurance. The risk is very high in this area and we will work with you to provide the best flood insurance coverage you need for your home in Bozrah, CT.

Bozrah, CT - 2023 Housing Information

Month Current Home Value (2023) Last Year Home Value (2022)
January $305,885 $0
February $305,219 $294,154
March $306,417 $294,889
April $308,811 $296,321

Homeowners insurance will help cover the cost to repair or replace your Bozrah home if it is damaged or destroyed by a covered peril, up to your coverage limits. A homeowners policy is made up of a few different coverages. Here are the most common coverages:

  • Dwelling: This coverage will pay to repair or replace the structure of your home if it is damaged or destroyed. Review and Calculate Replacement Cost Coverage in Bozrah
  • Liability: This coverage will help cover medical and legal bills if someone is injured in your home, slipping on an icy sidewalk for example. It also offers protection if you damage another person’s property, your child hitting a baseball through a neighbor’s window for example.
  • Contents: This covers the cost to replace your personal possessions that are destroyed by a covered peril. Furniture, electronics, clothing and household goods are excellent examples. Contents coverage is often capped at 50% to 70% of your dwelling coverage.
  • Other Structures: This coverage protects other structures on your property such as detached garages, outbuildings, barns, and sheds.
  • Loss of use: This covers everyday costs that you incur if you cannot live in your home while it is being repaired due to a claim. It will pay hotel and restaurant bills and even the cost of dry cleaning.
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Saving Money Tips on Bozrah Home Insurance

A great way to save money on Bozrah homeowners insurance is to make sure you are getting all the discounts you are qualified to receive. Here are just a few of the most common discount’s insurers offer:

  • Bundling: If you purchase your home and auto (or any other insurance coverage) from the same insurer, you should get a bundling discount. Expect to save 20%-25%.
  • Secure your home: Adding a monitored security system, water leak sensors, deadbolts, and smoke detectors should result in a discount.
  • Impact resistant roof: If you are replacing your roof, consider impact resistant roofing materials which help prevent hail and impact damage as well as resulting in a significant discount.
  • Stay claim free: If you have been claim free for a number of years (five is a common requirement) your insurer should offer a claim free discount.

Are you shopping for the best rate near or wihin the Bozrah area? Check out what homeowners are paying on average for Connecticut homeowners insurance.

Elevation Review for Coastal Wind or Flooding Risk

Elevation Details Homeowners Tips
303 ft. This is the average home elevation in Bozrah, CT

» Elevation is crucial to a homeowners insurance policy because it determines the risk of your home being in a flood zone which is particularly important in a coastal state such as Bozrah, Connecticut.

A standard homeowners policy does not cover flood damage. If you live in a flood prone area, you will need to purchase a separate flood to fully protect your home.

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Flood insurance can be purchased via the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) or in the private market. NFIP policies come with coverage caps and other restrictions so you may need to supplement your flood insurance coverage with a private market policy.

It's important to remember that flooding occurs in low and moderate risk areas as well. According to FEMA data, almost 25% of all flood claims come from low to moderate-risk areas.

To get online quotes on your home and compare rates on home insurance premiums in Bozrah, enter your zip code above and easily complete our online quoting application. Remember, it's important to speak with us about additional home insurance discounts so you can get the best rate for your home in New London County.

Connecticut Homeowners Insurance News & Information

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Bozrah, CT Dwelling Coverage Estimate

It is important to calculate your dwelling coverage for your home in Bozrah so you know what type of homeowners insurance coverage you need to cover your replacement cost. It is recommended to have enough dwelling coverage to rebuild your home if it was destroyed by a covered peril.

Please remember that replacement cost coverage does not include the cost of the land, only the price to rebuild your home, which is why we like to help customers by answering a few questions that you may have.

What is the average replacement cost coverage in Bozrah, CT?

- The average square footage in Bozrah is around 1,284 Sq. Ft. which would cost you around $224,700 to replace the home if you base the home on the price to build per square foot of $175.

Minimum Replacement Cost Total: $224,700

Location: Bozrah, Connecticut (New London County)

Average Building Cost Per Square Foot in Bozrah: $175 (low end)

Average Square Footage in Bozrah: 1,284 Sq. Ft.

Home Improvement StatusPrice per Sq. Ft.Dwelling Coverage
None or Very Minor Improvements$175$224,700
Some Additional Upgrades$219$280,875
Major Home Updates or Advancements$263$337,050

The dwelling coverage is calculated by the average cost per square foot ($175) in Bozrah, Connecticut times your heated square footage. Which would equal the cost to rebuild your home minus the cost of the property or land. Some homes will have a higher replacement cost due to home improvements like updated kitchens and bathrooms. Other upgrades may include: granite countertops, hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances. The national square foot average to build a brand new home is around 2500 square feet. So if you are looking to build, and your square footage of your new home is 2500, you are looking at a dwelling coverage premium of around $546,875 (Media price to build of $219 x 2500 sq. ft.) to cover the cost to rebuild your new home.

What is the difference between actual cash value and replacement cost value?

Homeowners insurance is available in both actual cash value (ACV) and replacement cost value (RCV). Knowing the difference is important:

Actual cash value: When valuing your personal possessions, an actual cash value policy will take depreciation into account. This means that your 10-year-old TV will be basically worthless according to your insurance company. While an ACV policy tends to be cheaper, if you have to make a claim you may be disappointed in your claim payout.

Replacement cost value: A RCV policy will replace your possessions with brand new items of similar quality regardless of how old they were at the time they were destroyed. While RCV policies are slightly more expensive, they are well worth the cost if you have to make a claim.