Category: Homeowner Insurance

Housing Market 2015 To See The Return Of First-Time Home Buyers

With rents rising faster than incomes, many Millennials are expected to start looking to buy homes of their own. What they will find are much more favorable conditions than they have seen in years, including lower down payment mortgages, looser lending standards and a bigger selection of homes to choose from. Here are four housing market trends economists and other industry experts expect to see... Read Article

Savings And Limited Access To Credit Has More People Renting

While there are many reasons to rent rather than buy, a recent poll suggests that individuals are doing the former more frequently because they don't have the funds necessary to purchase their own property. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York recently posed a question to a group of homeowners and renters, asking them to name some of the reasons why they would opt to... Read Article

Why You May Want to Consider Bundling Your Auto Insurance

There are a lot of things to consider when buying auto insurance, such as how comprehensive plans are and overall quality. However, many buyers are motivated strictly on price and do not take the time to delve into what coverages they're actually purchasing. It's important for drivers to begin considering more than just price and take a more in depth look into the coverages they're... Read Article

3 Things to Remember When Buying Home Insurance

If you've recently bought a house, chances are you can't wait to add your personal touch to turn the house into your home. For example, you probably have a good idea of what furniture you want to buy for each room - depending on how many people live there - and what maintenance items to purchase to help keep your home in good working order.... Read Article

USGS Raises Risk Level of Earthquake for Nation

As a general rule, earthquakes are fairly rare events, certainly the ones that can bring substantial damage. However, a new assessment from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the chances of one developing has risen for much of the country. Approximately 85% of the U.S. - or 42 of the 50 states - has a "reasonable chance" of experiencing an earthquake in the next half-century,... Read Article