Homeowners insurance in Texas is getting more complicated

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Lawmakers have exited a hearing regarding the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association with new insight Texas lawmakers have learned more about the current problems facing the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA). The organization is often the last place where people can find homeowners insurance that provides coverage for certain natural disasters in the state. Like other state-backed insurance organizations, TWIA has had to deal with severe financial issues that have threatened its ability to effectively provide coverage to policyholders. Some of these issues have been resolved in recent years, but state…

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Homeowners insurance becomes a hot topic in the search for Texas’ next Governor

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Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott agree that insurance coverage is too expensive Homeowners insurance has become a political platform in Texas. The state’s Attorney General, Greg Abbott, and Senator Wendy Davis are campaigning to be the next Governor of Texas, and the two candidates are divided on many issues, apart from insurance coverage. Both candidates agree that more must be done to slow the constant increase in homeowners insurance rates throughout the state. Texan homeowners have seen their premiums grow by a significant amount for the past several years, and…

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Homeowners insurance rates are on the rise in Texas

Texas Homeowners Insurance

Insurance coverage is becoming more expensive because of natural disasters in the past Homeowners insurance rates are on the rise in Texas, and natural disasters may be the cause. The state has not been hit by a major hurricane in six years and devastating wild fires have not been seen since 2011. Despite the apparent lull in catastrophe, rates for insurance coverage continue to grow. This has to do with the lasting impact of natural disasters and how they affect the insurance industry. Texas is prone to disasters and insurers…

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Homeowners insurance is more expensive in Texas

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Drivers in the state are also paying higher rates for their auto policies. According to an analysis of the latest data from the Texas Department of Insurance, the cost of homeowners insurance and auto policies in the state – particularly in the northern parts – is high and is becoming more expensive, this year. The average rates for both of those types of coverage have increased by double digits for many residents. The analysis, which was conducted by The Dallas Morning News, involved a look at the rates being charged…

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Texas homeowners insurance companies increase rates

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The state is already the third most expensive in the country and now the prices of coverage are headed up again. Three Texas homeowners insurance companies have announced that they will be increasing the premiums that they charge for providing coverage for the properties of the residents of the state. These new and higher rates are going to be going into effect for new and renewal policies. The affected Texas homeowners insurance customers are those who have their policies with Allstate, Farmers, and State Farm. These three home insurers each…

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The cost of homeowners insurance and taxes forces “Extreme Makeover” family to sell

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The lucky family that received free home rebuild after their previous residence has now listed the property. A family that was given a “Extreme Makeover” for their house after Hurricane Ike had destroyed it, has now put the Houston residence up for sale because they are unable to continue to afford the cost of homeowners insurance coverage and the taxes. Moreover, they have been forced to drastically reduce the list price because of the struggling real estate market. Home buyers who will be able to afford the taxes and the…

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Texas homeowners insurance rates no longer highest

Texas Homeowners Insurance

The state may no longer be at the top of this costly list but this is great news for residents. According to recent statistics regarding Texas homeowners insurance rates – when compared with those in the other states across the country – are no longer the most expensive. This is a list that Texans are glad to hear that they are no longer leading. In fact, Texas homeowners insurance rates have dropped down to third place on the national list. This, according to the annual state rankings that have been…

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