Coastal home insurance costs rising in Massachusetts

coastal home insurance

This situation is starting to cause concern for officials in the state, where sea levels are a growing problem. Property owners along the seaside and riverside in the state are facing a double level of concern regarding the rising sea levels and the cost of coastal home insurance that is going along with it. The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is being used as an example of what Massachusetts could one day see. Although the majority of the damage along the coastline was to New York City and New Jersey,…

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Homeowners insurance rates cause struggle among coastal residents

New bill for Florida could mean higher property premiums

Property owners along the coastlines of the United States are watching their premiums soar. A trend is being observed by homeowners insurance customers who reside along coastlines across the country, which is making it more challenging for them to be able to keep their homes because it is becoming too expensive for many of them to afford the cost of coverage. Within the last couple of decades rates have grown ever skyward for these coastal customers. While many have tightened their belts and have managed to keep up with the…

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Homeowners insurance changes from Citizens could greatly impact coastal properties

Florida homeowners insurance, Citizens Property

Experts in coverage and in real estate are saying that the homes along the coast could see major changes. According to the homeowners insurance and real estate communities, the reforms to Citizens that have occurred in Florida will have a sizeable impact on the homes located along the southern coast of the state. The legislature has now approved changes that have been designed to reduce the insurer’s enrollment. The reason that Citizens is hoping to considerably reduce the number of people it serves is that its current size makes it…

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Homeowners insurance program created for Alabama coastal residents

Alabama homeowners insurance

New coverage now available for homes in these regions requiring wind and flood protection. Residents of the coastline in Alabama have been struggling for many years to be able to find high quality comprehensive homeowners insurance that also provides them with protection against wind and flooding. A new program has now been introduced, uniquely within this industry, in order to assist these residents. Homeowners insurance customers in Mobile and Baldwin counties, for example, have struggled to obtain this coverage at an affordable price due to the increased risk that is…

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Citizens Property Insurance of Florida proposes rate increases averaging 428% for sinkhole policies

Sinkholes have been quite troublesome in Florida recently. Earlier in the year, the state was inundated with insurance claims regarding damages caused by sinkholes. The majority of these claims, however, were fraudulent, as regulators discovered little to no evidence of sinkholes when investigating properties claiming to have suffered damage. The overwhelming number of falsified claims coming from property owners has caused many insurers to limit the extent of their coverage or otherwise raise the premiums associated with sinkhole insurance. Citizens Property Insurance, the state-funded insurance program, too will be raising…

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