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Standard homeowners insurance policy may not cover short term rental damage

Property owners taking part in short term rental programs are often unaware of their lack of coverage. Property owners considering using their homes as a…

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Cost of hurricanes to insurance industry will break $100 billion, JPMorgan

Insurers face massive bills from the three hurricane-level storms that made U.S. landfall, even before Nate. Though it’s too early to know the insured damage…

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California wildfire damage threatens homes, wine country and lives

Mandatory evacuations were ordered over the weekend to protect residents whose properties are at risk. Firefighters continue to battle Northern California wildfire damage as the…

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Rising extreme weather risk places property insurance in uncomfortable position

An increase in severe storms, flooding, wind, wildfires and other disasters are driving claims skyward. Flooding and wildfires are making massive headlines this summer and…

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Spring home maintenance can help prevent claims, says insurance industry

The Idaho Department of Insurance has released a list of tips to help homeowners avoid damage. The winter is finally over and while there is…

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Home insurance policies should be reviewed as holiday shopping begins

Even before the Christmas tree goes up, coverage should be consulted to be sure it’s enough. The last thing a homeowner wants to do is…