New Year’s resolutions that lower your risk of a home insurance claim in 2018

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Some of the changes people put off could make a bigger difference than they realize. A new year often offers a natural opportunity for people to get a fresh start and improve areas of their lives to reduce the risk of home insurance claims, better their health or take greater social responsibility. 2018 presents a great chance for homeowners insurance policyholders to improve their safety. Many people can either reduce their risk of having to make home insurance claims or can make their claim filing much easier by taking any…

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Homeowners insurance trends show claims and losses are falling

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A LexisNexis report has found that home carriers are riding a positive wave at the moment. LexisNexis has released a report saying that homeowners insurance trends are good for providers right now. The claims are decreasing while the loss costs have been either falling or remaining flat. This U.S. insight was published in the 2016 LexisNexis Home Trends Report. The homeowners insurance trends report took into account that there was only one major hurricane this year in the United States. Moreover there was a decline of 30 percent from 2010…

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Insurance claims spike following intense winter weather

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From flooded basements to burst frozen pipes and damage to vehicles, insurers have been kept busy. The wild weather this winter has caused an influx in insurance claims as well as calls to contractors and repair companies as everyone from homeowners to vehicle owners have been facing damage as a result of various issues relating to the extreme conditions. From the heavy snowfalls and the extremely low temperatures to the sudden thaws, filings are way up. Insurers have been reporting that insurance claims have experienced a significant increase over the…

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Homeowners insurance tips for winter claims prevention issued by industry

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A video featuring “Uncle Insurance” is the next in the series to help to avoid damage and claims. As wintery weather becomes more visible, the industry is renewing its previous reminder of the many homeowners insurance tips that are available to help to winterize a home and prevent damage from freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Although the best time to prepare the house is ahead of the lousy weather, these changes are better done late than never. Many meteorologists – and The Old Farmer’s Almanac, for that matter – are…

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Get Your Home in Shape for Winter

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Frozen and burst pipes are of the highest home insurance claims and most frequently occurring source of damage, notes the Insurance Information Network of California. Yet many homeowners don’t know how common this problem is and don’t think their pipes could burst in the winter, causing expensive damage. This and other cold-weather problems can be prevented with a small amount of preventative maintenance as part of a fall cleanup. This year, spend a weekend ensuring that you, your garden and your home weather winter’s chill with ease by preparing your…

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Homeowners insurance reminder issued by State Farm about multiple claims

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The insurer released this statement because many policyholders feel it should work like a bank account. State Farm has issued a reminder to homeowners insurance policyholders to help them to keep in mind that a policy is not the same as a bank account, so the premiums being paid are not an amount that is being amassed so that it will be guaranteed to be available later on. The statement was made in response to many policyholders’ shock when it didn’t function as a savings account. This has become quite…

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Homeowners insurance woes for Sandy victims grow following blizzard

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Some victims of the superstorm are left with more coverage headaches after being hit with heavy snow. Residents of the Northeast braced themselves for another massive storm at the end of last week as the blizzard being called “Nemo” thrashed its way through the states, dumping massive amounts of snow everywhere from New York City to Maine, only worsening the struggle of homeowners insurance customers who have not yet fully recovered from the damage left behind by Sandy. Now, the claims are coming in again as the region digs out…

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Allstate eyes return to homeowners insurance business

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Allstate beginning to make changes to business plan Allstate, one of the largest insurance companies in the U.S., is looking to get back into the homeowners insurance business. CEO Tom Wilson has announced that the company is working to improve customer loyalty after consolidating several independent agencies, acquiring smaller insurance providers, and a rate increase spree. Part of this effort is to begin expanding its flagging homeowners insurance business, which has shrunk by more than 1 million policies over the last four years. Homeowners insurance business may yield high returns…

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Insurance claims industry one of top ten fastest growing job markets

Though employment continues to struggle across the country during this slow recovery from the recession, there have been several industries – such as insurance claims – where it is anticipated that there will be a rapid spike in hiring and employment for the upcoming few years.  According to IBISWorld, an industry research firm, It is believed that there will be a growth rate of 5.7 percent every year from now until 2016 in employment in the areas of claims adjusting and third party administrators.  The number of employees in that…

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