Homeowners to Face Major Rate Hikes in 2012

TweetThe Insurance Information Institute is predicting a 5 percent jump in homeowners insurance premiums in 2012, taking the national average to $1004. The rise will be a further economic blow to homeowners already coping with falling real estate prices and … Continue reading

Be a Responsible Dog Owner to Minimize Your Home Insurance Problems

TweetAcross the nation dog bite cases are on the rise, with major cities like Houston reporting a 79 percent increase in incidents in 2011. The effect such incidents can have on homeowners insurance for all dog owners is considerable. Insurers … Continue reading

First Time Homeowner Insurance Guide

TweetUnderstanding Homeowners Insurance as Part of the Total Cost of Home Ownership All too often first-time home buyers make the critical mistake of failing to calculate the total monthly cost of owning the property. They fixate on their interest rate … Continue reading

Cheap Insurance for Homeowners Could Suffer from the Advance of Hurricane Irene

TweetIf Hurricane Irene strikes the southeast United States the weekend of August 26 as expected, the event could be exactly what the insurance industry wants. While insurers won’t like paying out settlements, they will like having a valid excuse to … Continue reading

Absence Makes the Insurance Check Smaller

TweetMost homeowners understand that their insurance policies exist to protect their physical dwelling and to give them a degree of liability cover for injuries to visitors. Most don’t realize, however, that not being at home when disaster strikes is actually … Continue reading

Alabama Opens Field Offices to Aid Tornado Victims in Getting New ID

TweetThe Alabama Department of Public Safety announced earlier this week that it would be opening offices in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in order to help residents whose driver’s licenses and state ID cards were lost in the tornadoes that struck the … Continue reading