Home insurance companies remind customers to use these tips to avoid claims

Home insurance - Tips for Consumers

Weather-related claims are high at this time of year, but insurers hope prevention will help. Though springtime is still a few weeks away, the fluctuation of weather between winter and spring trends can cause issues that lead to damage and therefore home insurance claims. With the addition of extreme weather events, this time of year can be particularly damaging. Home insurance companies have been releasing tips to customers in the hopes that a bit of prevention will go a long way in reducing the risk of damage from the types…

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Insurance rates countrywide could be impacted by extreme weather trends

Insurance rates Rise - Extreme Weather

Millions of people across the country are already facing higher rates due to natural disaster risks. Across the United States, millions of homeowners have been watching their insurance rates climb in recent years due to the spiking risk of high winds, floods and wildfires, said a new analysis. Around 12 million US properties could see increases to their premiums due to flood risk alone. Almost 24 million properties will experience higher insurance rates because of the risk of wind damage, and about 4.4 million property owners will need to pay…

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Some Oregon home policy rates to rise due to wildfire insurance risk

Wildfire insurance - Oregon Sign - Home Insurance - Fire

The state recently published a map to show which properties are at the highest and extreme level risks. After the catastrophic season in 2020, Oregon has moved ahead with strategies to advise people as to whether they are living in vulnerable areas, in a move that might send home wildfire insurance rates upward. While people did want to now if their properties were at an extreme risk of blazes during the summertime. While the new maps have been seen as informative and helpful, certain homeowners, particularly those in rural parts…

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Florida Citizens Insurance rates might be climbing higher soon

Citizens Insurance - Higher Rates Florida

The insurer of last resort might become less affordable to people across the state. Homeowners in Florida could soon find that even insuring themselves with Citizens Insurance, the last resort coverage in the state, will lead to higher premiums. The state’s battered homeowners market is forcing policies into the state-backed insurer’s hands. As a growing number of homeowners leave Florida or find themselves in liquidation, many property owners find that they don’t have a choice other than to turn to Citizens Insurance for coverage. This has left the insurer covering…

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