Home Insurance

Flood Insurance: Government and Private Options

Posted June 17, 2019 by Jason Metz
Flood damage can be very expensive: The average flood insurance claim is $62,247. If FEMA designates your property is in a high-risk flood zone, your mortgage lender might require that you buy flood insurance. Read more »

Earthquake Insurance in California: Options and Providers

Posted June 12, 2019 by Amy Danise
California earthquake insurance is available from companies offering personal earthquake policies and also from companies participating in the California Earthquake Authority (CEA). Read more »

How Does the National Flood Insurance Program Work?

Posted June 11, 2019 by Jason Metz
Looking for flood insurance? Then you’ll want to check out the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) along with options from private insurers. Read more »

Should You Get Wedding Insurance?

Posted June 7, 2019 by Amy Danise
Wedding insurance policies can cover a range of troubles, from severe weather to no-show vendors. Read more »

What is the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale?

Posted June 6, 2019 by EverQuote staff
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is a way to categorize hurricane wind intensity on a scale of 1 to 5. Read more »

Is Electrical Wiring Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

Posted June 4, 2019 by Jason Metz
Knob and tube wiring insurance and aluminum wiring insurance can often result in higher insurance rates. Read more »

How Do You Get Hurricane Insurance?

Posted June 4, 2019 by Jason Metz
If you live in a region that gets hurricanes, you’ll want to make sure you have the right combination of insurance policies to cover damage. In many coastal areas, a standard homeowners insurance policy won't help with any hurricane damage. Read more »

The Prohibited Lists: Home Insurance Dog Breed Restrictions

Posted April 1, 2019 by Amy Danise
Dogs such as pit bulls, Rottweilers, Chows, Presa Canarios and Akitas are often on banned-dog lists by home insurance companies. Read more »

The Best Home Insurance Companies 2019

Posted March 18, 2019 by EverQuote staff
Chubb and USAA top this year's rankings for the best home insurance. See satisfaction ratings and how many people would choose the companies again. Read more »

List of the 50 Largest Home Insurance Companies

Posted Feb. 22, 2019 by Amy Danise
The largest homeowners insurance companies are State Farm, Allstate and Liberty Mutual. See the top 50. Read more »