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All Questions on Home Insurance

How accurate are car insurance marketing campaigns?
I see a lot of marketing campaigns that say you could save hundreds on your car insurance by switching companies. However, it seems unlikely that they can *all* do this—or can they?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Do experts recommend bundling home and auto insurance?
I'm a first-time home buyer and I will need a home insurance policy. My car insurance company offers home insurance, and I've heard it can be cheaper to bundle policies rather than get two separate ones. Should I bundle my policies?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Can I use my homeowners insurance to update my electrical wiring?
I purchased a home built in 1922. No one updated the wiring, so it's all knob and tube. It's a fire hazard based on its age. Can I submit a claim for the upgrades?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Do home insurance policies cover all types of fire?
I live in a very dry area. My neighbors like to set off fireworks and I'm nervous my house could catch on fire. Does home insurance cover this?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Does my home insurance cover damage to a patio from a tree?
A windstorm caused a tree to fall on my patio. There's significant damage to it. Will my insurance cover it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
How can I compare home insurance quotes?
I'm looking for home insurance. Is there a way to compare quotes?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Can I use my home insurance claim money on something else?
I was paid out a claim for damage. Do I have to fix the damage? I could really use the money for bills.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What deductible should I choose for my home insurance?
I'm about to purchase a home insurance policy, but need to choose a deductible. What's the best deductible to have?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What does home insurance do and what's covered on a policy?
Is home insurance like car insurance or does it have different coverages?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Does home insurance cover water damage?
I have an HO-2 policy. A pipe burst in my house. Can I submit a claim?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Can home insurance cover roof leaks?
My roof started leaking. We just had a big storm, but I'm not sure if that caused the damage. Can I submit a claim to my insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
How do I find cheap home insurance?
I'm purchasing my second home. I had a good insurance policy with my car insurance company, but the rate for my new home is too expensive. How can I find cheaper insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Does home insurance cover foundation cracks?
Our home is old and we are noticing cracks in our foundation. Could we submit a claim to our insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Can I have two home insurance policies?
If I get two separate home insurance policies, would I be able to file two separate claims for damage?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What's the average cost of home insurance?
I live in New Mexico. I'm buying a house for the first time and need insurance. How much can I expect to spend on a policy?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Where can I find cheap home insurance?
I already have car insurance, but now I need home insurance. How do I find a cheap policy? I'm a first time home buyer and I'm a bit lost.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What is the best home insurance company for fire damage?
I'm moving to an area that's prone to wildfires. Is there a recommended company for this? What company is best?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
How do you submit a home insurance claim?
There was a huge windstorm in my area. A tree fell onto our property and damaged our home. How do we submit a claim to our insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Why is home insurance required by mortgage companies?
My lender is requiring that I get home insurance. How is it helpful? Why do they require it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Why should I get home insurance?
I'm not required to get home insurance, but my family is strongly recommending I do. Why should I get it? It seems like it's just an extra cost.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Can you get home insurance through the company building your home?
The company building our home is offering home insurance. It's a better rate than what other companies are offering. Is there a reason why we couldn't get insurance with them?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What company is recommended for homeowners insurance?
I have to purchase homeowners insurance and I'm not sure where to get it. Is there a company that's good or highly recommended?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What coverage does home insurance provide?
I'm a first-time home buyer. I need to get home insurance, but what does it cover?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Does home insurance cover personal property?
I'm looking into home insurance and I'm wondering if any policies cover property? I want to make sure my stuff is covered in case of damage.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What is the purpose of home insurance?
Why do mortgage companies require home insurance? What does it do?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
How much home insurance do you need?
My home is in Pittsburgh and it's 2,000 square feet. It was appraised at $250,000. How much home insurance do I need to purchase? My mortgage company wasn't very clear on the amount.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
How do I find home insurance?
I am purchasing my first home. My mortgage company says I need home insurance. Where and how do I get it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Do you always need to bundle your home and auto insurance?
I'm buying a house and need home insurance. My car insurance is through Farmers. Am I required to get home insurance from them or can I have a separate policy? What's recommended to find the best price?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What insurance company should I use for my homeowners policy?
I'm currently insured with State Farm for my car insurance. I also got quotes from Progressive and GEICO. What company is best? Should I bundle my homeowners policy with State Farm or switch companies entirely?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Can I purchase flood insurance if I'm buying a house in a lower risk flood zone?
My county was previously rated as high risk through FEMA. It's being downgraded and my lender hasn't mentioned flood insurance. Am I still able to purchase it? How does it work with a homeowners policy?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021

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