North Carolina auto insurance customers will be paying more for coverage

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Rates are expected to rise for many drivers in October, though the increase is less than what it might have been. North Carolina auto insurance rates may be on the rise in October, but drivers could have seen a much higher hike if regulators hadn’t stepped in. The state Department of Insurance signed a settlement agreement with the N.C. Rate Bureau to allow for a considerably lower rate increase than initially proposed. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey made the announcement regarding the settlement agreement signing. Initially, the state Rate Bureau requested…

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Homeowners insurance rates in North Carolina are “very much a problem”

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The commissioner in the state has openly recognized that there is an issue which must be overcome. Though the majority of people would say that they’re already paying high premiums for their homeowners insurance coverage, those in North Carolina have more to complain about than most, as the majority of property owners have seen their bills suddenly spike by a third to nearly three quarters of what it previously had been. Many people have received letters saying that if they don’t agree to these increases, they will lose their coverage.…

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Homeowners insurance rates in North Carolina heading up by 7 percent

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The state regulator has now signed an agreement that allowed for the statewide increase. The leading homeowners insurance regulator in North Carolina has just given their approval to allow insurers in the state to increase their rates by an average of 7 percent per year, beginning in July. The original request had been much higher than that in October, but the Commissioner has found 7 percent to be justified. In October 2012, the North Carolina Rate Bureau had requested 17.7 percent, on average, as an increase across the state. Though Commissioner…

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North Carolina homeowners insurance companies called to justify rate increases

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North Carolina homeowners insurance becomes target of regulatory action Insurance companies in North Carolina are being called upon to justify a proposed increase in insurance rates. According to the state’s Department of Insurance, many homeowners insurance providers have proposed an average rate increase of 18% throughout the state. The proposition has caused some turmoil amongst consumers who consider such an increase to be unfair. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin is now calling upon North Carolina homeowners insurance companies to provide more information on why they believe the rate hikes to be…

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Homeowners insurance rate hike to face the public at a hearing

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The state commissioner has requested that insurers not raise prices until after the meeting. Wayne Goodwin, the commissioner for North Carolina, has stated that any decision regarding increases in homeowners insurance rates will need to be held off until after June 3, 2013, when a public hearing has been set. The commissioner is seeking the public’s insight before potentially massive increases occur. According to Goodwin, he and his staff worked throughout the weekend, on top of a great deal of overtime that they have already been putting in, in order…

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Homeowners insurance could rise by 18 percent in North Carolina

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The state commissioner is currently considering this increase, which some agents are calling necessary. Homeowners insurance customers could soon find that their premiums are headed strikingly upward in North Carolina, as the commissioner considers a price hike by an average of 18 percent. Many customers are saying that this is an additional financial burden that is making the coverage unaffordable. Many residents of the state are very upset and feel that an increase of this size is unfair and could make their homeowners insurance cost prohibitive. The average annual rate…

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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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