Governor Newsom Calls for Swift Action on Property Insurance Rate Increases

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Newsom wants lawmakers to hasten the approval processes for insurers to improve the market California Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a call to lawmakers, urging them to expedite the approval processes for property insurance companies that are seeking to increase their rates. The governor feels the market overhaul is too slow Newsom recently addressed the press in Sacramento to announce the push he is making for legislation to require the California Department of Insurance to set a limit of no longer than 60 days for the completion of rate-filing reviews.…

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California lawmakers aim to bring insurance companies back again

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Congressional reps from the Bay Area are seeking to draw insurers with legislation changes Congressional representatives in California’s Bay Area are working on legislation that they hope will appeal to home insurance companies and bring them back into the state. California has been bleeding property insurers The new legislation could help insurance companies to decrease their losses by providing property owners with financial incentives to better their emergency preparedness.  Though this might not stop some of the major threats to the area, such as wildfires, it could be beneficial in…

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Two more insurers stop selling California home insurance

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The state’s coverage crisis appears to be getting worse as two more insurers have stepped away. Two more home insurance companies have announced that they have ceased selling home insurance to new applicants in California. According to the insurers, the reason for its decision is that wildfire risk and construction costs have risen too high. The insurers are small but are part of a growing trend Trans Pacific Insurance Co. and Tokio Marine America Insurance Co. have both announced that they will not accept new applicants for home insurance in…

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California condo insurance company leaves the state

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Farmers subsidiary Foremost has announced that it will no longer sell this type of coverage in the state. Farmers subsidiary Foremost Insurance Co. has announced that as of April 2024, it will stop selling condo insurance in California. The California Condominium Homeowners program will be coming to an end at that time. This makes Foremost only the latest among many insurers that have decided to withdraw from selling coverage in the Californian market. Homeowners’ and condo insurance have been increasingly difficult for many residents to find, and those who do…

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California fire insurance FAIR Plan now has 350,000 policyholders

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The coverage of last resort is now writing more policies, but not all plan members are satisfied. California’s FAIR Plan, its fire insurance coverage of last resort, is now writing a growing number of policies as homeowners turn to the coverage out of a lack of alternatives. The more policies the FAIR Plan writes, the less satisfied homeowners report being with it. Homeowners have been registering complaints regarding the poor services they are receiving from their fire insurance companies, about the rising costs associated with coverage, and about the threats…

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