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Nearly 33M Coastal Homes at Risk From ‘Very Active’ Hurricane Season, Report Says

Nearly 33M Coastal Homes at Risk From ‘Very Active’ Hurricane Season, Report Says

Hurricane season is here, and more than 32.7 million homes on the U.S. Gulf and East Coasts are at risk from hurricane damage.
3 min. read|June 11, 2024
Ask an Agent: Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Fourth of July Fireworks Damage?

Ask an Agent: Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Fourth of July Fireworks Damage?

Fireworks cause more than 2,000 structure fires and 300 vehicle fires per year. If an errant firework hits a person’s property, insurance may foot the bill.
3 min. read|June 9, 2024
Relief in Sight? 9 Home Insurers Cut Rates in Florida

Relief in Sight? 9 Home Insurers Cut Rates in Florida

Nine homeowners insurance companies have filed for rate decreases in Florida, and 10 have filed to keep their rates unchanged in 2024.
2 min. read|June 5, 2024
Washington State Requires Insurers to Better Explain Auto, Home Rate Increases

Washington State Requires Insurers to Better Explain Auto, Home Rate Increases

Home and auto insurers in Washington state will have to provide renewing policyholders with specific reasons why their premiums are increasing.
2 min. read|June 5, 2024
Florida Insurer Fined for Treatment of Policyholders After Hurricane Ian

Florida Insurer Fined for Treatment of Policyholders After Hurricane Ian

Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation fined Heritage Property & Casualty insurer $1 million for how it processed claims after Hurricane Ian.
2 min. read|June 2, 2024
Oklahoma Approves Grant Program for Homeowners to Build Climate-Resilient Homes

Oklahoma Approves Grant Program for Homeowners to Build Climate-Resilient Homes

New Oklahoma legislation provides financial support for homeowners to build or retrofit homes to be more resilient to tornadoes, windstorms, and hail.
2 min. read|June 2, 2024
Home Insurance Rates Set to Jump 10% for Texans on State’s FAIR Plan

Home Insurance Rates Set to Jump 10% for Texans on State’s FAIR Plan

FAIR Plan home insurance rates are rising in Texas. Find out how much and who it impacts here.
2 min. read|May 28, 2024
Can’t Cover Your Home Insurance Deductible? New Disaster Insurance Could Help

Can’t Cover Your Home Insurance Deductible? New Disaster Insurance Could Help

A new kind of insurance could help homeowners and renters cover the financial gaps between high deductibles and limited savings when disaster hits.
3 min. read|May 27, 2024
Louisiana Insurance Reform Allows Insurers to Raise Rates Before State Approves Hikes

Louisiana Insurance Reform Allows Insurers to Raise Rates Before State Approves Hikes

Louisiana has implemented four insurance reform laws that, among other provisions, allow insurers to implement rate hikes prior to state approval.
3 min. read|May 21, 2024
8 Insurers Get Greenlight to Enter Florida Home Insurance Market

8 Insurers Get Greenlight to Enter Florida Home Insurance Market

Home insurance rates are higher than ever, but this shows the state’s market is strengthening, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation says.
1 min. read|May 13, 2024
Different States, Same Problem: A Home Insurance Crisis

Different States, Same Problem: A Home Insurance Crisis

California and Florida take different approaches to escalating costs, climate change, severe weather events, and shrinking markets, but neither has found a perfect solution.
May 8, 2024
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