Bridging the Property and Casualty Gap
- The Worst Kind of Wake-Up Call. Ashford, Kate; McGirt, Ellen // Money;Oct2005, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p25
Focuses on the need to do a homeowners insurance audit annually in order to find any coverage gaps before disaster unfolds. Observation that if additions or improvements to a house are not reported, they will not be covered after a disaster; Advice to determine if an insurance policy offers...
- Homeowners Insurance Costs Up Modestly. // Mortgage Servicing News;Oct2004, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p19
Reports on the expectation for an increase in the cost of insuring homes in the U.S. Projected increase; Observation of the slowdown of the increase; Average cost for homeowners insurance costs.
- As safe as house insurance. Styles, Dermot // World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery;Oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p58
The article presents a question and an answer related to house insurances. A reader asked for advice about how important is an insurance and what are the involvements that come with it. The author answers that home owners need to seek advice from their insurance advisor as to what policy best...
- Surviving the 'hard market' in homeowners insurance. // Consumer Reports;Sep2004, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p36
Examines the rise in premiums and diminishing coverage of homeowners insurance in the United States. How some insurers are dropping clients if they make claims; Reasons for the tough property insurance market; Tips on dealing with the homeowners insurance wisely, such as being prudent about...
- What I Learned When My Tree Fell Down. Willis, Gerri // Money;Aug2006, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p71
The article discusses homeowners insurance. Property owners should look at their policies closely to ensure that they are covered for common costs, such as damage from fallen trees. In addition, even when covered, most insurance policies won't pay to replace damaged artwork and collectibles or...
- Homeowners Insurance '05 Increase Smallest in Six Years. // Insurance Advocate;3/14/2005, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p35
Discusses the forecast on the U.S. homeowner insurance segment for 2005. Premium calculations; Claims settlement costs; Types of large-scale catastrophes covered by homeowner's policies.
- Legislative reforms aid homeowners; more should be done. Parr, Jim // Fort Worth Business Press;7/25/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p29
Focuses on SB 14 and SB 27, pro-property owner bills which offer significant homeowners insurance reforms. Major victories for Texas property owners contained in SB 14; Support given by the Texas Association of Realtors for SB 14 and SB 127; Other issues being considered by Texas realtors.
- Start the music, pour the drinks, buy the insurance. Ceniceros, Roberto; Esola, Louise; Hofmann, Mark; Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance;12/25/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 52, p27
The article focuses on a study which concludes that people who are planning to host a party during the holiday season could be at risk of financial ruin. According to the survey, 56 percent of those hosting a party between Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl either do not have umbrella coverage or...
- LENDER PLACED INSURANCE. // Mortgage Servicing News;Oct2004, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p15
Focuses on the risks associated with lender placement of insurance coverage for a house in the U.S. Efforts of lenders to secure the insurance of a house to avoid substantial losses if the house is damaged; Possibility for lenders to get in trouble with regulators if they fail to follow rules;...