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The quoting process is easy and only takes a few minutes. Once you complete our online quoting application, one of our Illinois licensed agents will begin running multiple quotes for you to easily review and compare. It is important to understand that the best home insurance policy is not always the cheapest one, but a policy that provides great coverage options for your home is extremely important to us and to you. That's why it's great to work with a home insurance professional that knows the are withing Park Forest so we can make sure your getting the best coverage and rates available per company. You can start reviewing your Park Forest, IL homeowners insurance quotes today by entering your zip code and completeing our online quoting application.

Homeowners Insurance in Park Forest

When talking about home insurance, Park Forest homeowners are discovering more affordable rates online at Thousands of homeowners use our online quoting application each month to easily review and compare IL rates.

If you start with the average overall countrywide, homeowners pay around $1311 a year on average nationally. In Park Forest, homeowners pay around $623 per year up to around $1,173 per year for standard homeowners insurance coverage. Customers in Park Forest, pay around $73 per month for home insurance. These average homeowners insurance rates reflect the cost of a standard homeowners insurance policy which includes the coverage of your home, your contents, loss of use, medical payments and homeowner liability coverage.

Learning how to save time and money is a top priority for any homeowner. With rates on the increase, we help provide a service that quickly estimates the best home insurance rates available to you. For all Illinois homeowners, our rates are very competitive, plus we can provide multiple rating options, sometimes up to 12 quotes that will account for every home insurance discount we can use to help lower the cost of your annualy premium.

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Park Forest, IL Home Insurance Average Premiums

Local Park Forest, IL home insurance quotes comparison

$623 /yr.

Shows Park Forest's lowest average rates with discounts applied.

For the city of Park Forest, 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)
$623 /yr.
Average Coverage:$873 /yr.
2600 sq. ft. or higher
(all discounts applied)
$1173 /yr.

What is the average home insurance cost for a home in Park Forest, IL?

  • • The average homeowners insurance premium paid annually for a home in Park Forest is around $873 per year.

What does it cost on average per month for home insurance in Park Forest, IL?

  • • Homeowners in Park Forest pay an average cost per month around $73.00 for insurance coverage.

Park Forest, IL Coastal Wind, Hail & Flood Information

Park Forest 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 Park Forest is know for it's beautiful beaches and waterways. Because Cook County (FIPS: 17031) 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 Park Forest, IL.

Park Forest, IL - 2023 Housing Information

Month Current Home Value (2023) Last Year Home Value (2022)
January $139,791 $125,374
February $139,584 $130,514
March $138,824 $135,831
April $137,495 $139,730

Homeowners insurance will help cover the cost to repair or replace your Park Forest 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 Park Forest
  • 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 Park Forest Home Insurance

A great way to save money on Park Forest 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 Park Forest area? Check out what homeowners are paying on average for Illinois homeowners insurance.

Elevation Review for Coastal Wind or Flooding Risk

Elevation Details Homeowners Tips
745 ft. This is the average home elevation in Park Forest, IL

» 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 Park Forest, Illinois.

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 Park Forest, 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 Cook County.

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Park Forest, IL Dwelling Coverage Estimate

It is important to calculate your dwelling coverage for your home in Park Forest 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 Park Forest, IL?

- The average square footage in Park Forest is around 485 Sq. Ft. which would cost you around $74,700 to replace the home if you base the home on the price to build per square foot of $154.

Minimum Replacement Cost Total: $74,700

Location: Park Forest, Illinois (Cook County)

Average Building Cost Per Square Foot in Park Forest: $154 (low end)

Average Square Footage in Park Forest: 485 Sq. Ft.

Home Improvement StatusPrice per Sq. Ft.Dwelling Coverage
None or Very Minor Improvements$154$74,700
Some Additional Upgrades$193$93,375
Major Home Updates or Advancements$231$112,050

The dwelling coverage is calculated by the average cost per square foot ($154) in Park Forest, Illinois 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 $481,250 (Media price to build of $193 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.