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Hurricane Sandy Insurance: Governors Say No to Hurricane Deductibles

Homeowners in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will save thousands of dollars in insurance costs after several state governors declared that Sandy did not make landfall as a hurricane, exempting them from insurers' hurricane deductibles Unlike regular deductibles that require homeowners to pay a set dollar amount --... Continue Reading »

Hurricane Recovery for Homeowners: Surviving and Rebuilding After an Epic Storm

As Hurricane Sandy showed us this week, the widespread devastation wreaked on cities and communities by natural disasters can be significant, costly and debilitating. Homes often suffer severe structural damage caused by wind and flooding, and a lifetime of personal possessions can go missing forever. Hurricane Sandy... Continue Reading »

Home Insurance: What's Covered, What Isn't

Looking to know more about home insurance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy? Republished here is one of AOL Real Estate's best guides to understanding a homeowners policy. Many homeowners are baffled by trying to figure out the maze that is home insurance. Take Stephanie and Eric Jones, who for 15 years paid too much... Continue Reading »

Hurricane Isaac: Tips for Protecting Your Home Against Damage

As Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to accelerate into a Category 2 hurricane targeting the Gulf Coast, it's a reminder to homeowners in areas exposed to such destructive storms that they should always have measures in place to protect their homes from such severe weather. Analytics firm CoreLogic said Isaac alone threatens... Continue Reading »

Does Your Insurance Cover Hurricanes and Earthquakes?

People up and down the East Coast are thinking about earthquake coverage, after a 5.8 earthquake rattled the Mid Atlantic states on August 23. Bill Howard, an independent insurance agent in Alexandria, Va., just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., has been getting calls for the past two days from clients who... Continue Reading »

Natural Disasters and Terror Plots: What Home Insurance Covers

The deadly tornadoes and flooding that affected many parts of the South and Midwest in April, the tragic earthquake in Japan, and a renewed sense of concern for national security after Osama bin Laden's death Sunday underscore the importance for property owners to be ready for a worst-case scenario. Last week, insurance... Continue Reading »

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