Homeowners insurance rates receive legislative attention in North Carolina

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Lawmakers approve legislation that will provide consumers with more information concerning their insurance rates The North Carolina House of Representatives have unanimously approved legislation that would provide consumers in the state to receive more time when responding to proposed rate increases on their homeowners insurance policies. The legislation also received votes that will allow it to proceed to the state Senate, where lawmakers will determine whether or not to pass the legislation into law. The legislation will also provide consumers with more information from their insurance providers. Consent to rate…

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Homeowners insurance rates may skyrocket in North Carolina

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Homeowners are receiving consent to rate letters from their insurance providers Homeowners insurance providers in North Carolina are sending consumers “consent to rate” letters. These letters are informing homeowners that they must agree to pay higher rates for their coverage or risk losing this coverage entirely. For many, this will mean that insurance policies will become significantly more expensive this year. Others may choose to find new homeowners insurance providers and, in some cases, this could save them money on coverage. State regulators deny rate increases from insurers, but state…

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Hearing regarding homeowners insurance in North Carolina has been delayed

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Hearing on the subject of rising insurance rates has been postponed until October In North Carolina, homeowners insurance providers are seeking to increase the premiums for their coverage. This has caused some controversy and a hearing had been scheduled for next month regarding the matter. The hearing would have allowed state lawmakers and regulators to better understand why insurers are proposing rate increases and determine whether or not these rate increases are necessary. The hearing has, however, been delayed until October. Insurers seek to raise coverage rates by an average…

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Homeowners insurance in North Carolina may be getting more expensive

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Homeowners insurance rate increase proposal coming from state insurers Homeowners in North Carolina may soon see their insurance rates jump if insurers are granted approval for proposed rate hikes. Many of the state’s insurance companies are looking to raise rates on homeowners insurance coverage to account for several risk factors that companies believe consumers are confronted with. Homeowners insurance in North Carolina has been a tricky subject recently, with many insurance companies looking to mitigate their exposure to the risks associated with powerful natural disasters, which have caused some havoc…

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