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Appleton Home Insurance Rates Vary by About $460

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By: Ramu Garuda December. 18, 2018

Gavop’s recent study on home insurance prices in Appleton, Wisconsin, shows that the typical home value in the city is $138,800, the median home insurance cost is $710, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums is $460. In comparison, a typical home in the state of Wisconsin costs $169,000, the median home insurance value is $810, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums is $590.

With an estimated population of about 75,000, Appleton is located in the US state of ...

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In Canton, Ohio, the Most Popular Home Insurance Agencies are Parson Insurance, Select 1 Insurance, and TNS Insurance

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani December. 11, 2018

Gavop’s recent study of home insurance agents in Canton, Ohio, ranks the most popular agents within a 50-mile radius of the city. The study shows that the most popular agents work for any of the following insurance providers: The Allstate Corporation, Erie Insurance Group, Farmers Insurance Group, State Farm, Travelers insurance group, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Some of the most reputable insurance agencies located closest to the city center are Parson Insurance Agency, Inc.; Select 1 Insurance, LLC; TNS Insurance Agency, Inc.; and Lii-Varner Insurance, Inc.

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Homeowners in Baytown, Texas, Save a Maximum of $120 Depending on Their Choice of Deductible

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By: Ramu Garuda December. 04, 2018

In a recent analysis, Gavop explores the net savings from home insurance plans with higher ($2,500) and lower ($500) deductibles in Baytown, Texas. The study shows that homeowners in the city can save as much as $120 in total yearly spending by choosing the higher deductible plan. This citywide calculation is based on a hypothetical claim amount of $700. For the lower deductible of $500, homeowners in Baytown pay a median yearly premium of $460 and incur total yearly expenditure of $960. On the other hand, for the higher deductible of $2,500 ...

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Kennewick’s most popular home insurance agents work for Allstate, Farmers and State Farm

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani November. 27, 2018

Gavop’s latest study on home insurance agents in and around a 10-mile radius of Kennewick, Washington, shows that the most popular agents represent one of these three insurance providers: The Allstate Corporation, State Farm, and Farmers Insurance Group. Allstate’s Andrew Herber, Mitch Dixon of Farmers, and Micki Mckinnon of State Farm are the most popular agents located closest to the city center (within a 1-mile radius). Some of the other prominent insurance providers in the area are Liberty Mutual Independent and Travelers insurance group.

With a total estimated population of 81 ...

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In Avondale, Arizona, Home Insurance Rates Differ by about $520

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By: Ramu Garuda November. 20, 2018

A recent study conducted by Gavop on home insurance prices in Avondale, Arizona, shows that the typical home value in the city is $138,400, the median home insurance cost is $780, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentiles of insurance premiums are $520. In comparison, a typical home in the state of Arizona costs $175,900, the median home insurance value is $790, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentiles of insurance premiums are $560.

Avondale is a rapidly growing city in Maricopa County in ...

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Home Insurance in Silver Springs, Maryland, Vary by $1,720 Depending on Choice of Deductibles

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani November. 13, 2018

An analysis of net savings from home insurance between the higher ($2,500) and lower ($500) deductible plans in Silver Springs, Maryland,  shows that homeowners who opt for the lower deductible plan save as much as $1,720 in total yearly spending. This study conducted by Gavop considers a citywide hypothetical claim amount of $2,500. For a $500 deductible, Silver Springs’ citizens pay a median yearly premium of $1,620 and for a higher deductible of $2,500, this value is $1,340.

These numbers widely contrast statewide values. For a hypothetical ...

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In Arlington Heights, IL, Home Insurance Rates Differ by up to $1,080

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By: Ramu Garuda November. 06, 2018

Gavop’s recent analysis of home insurance premiums in Arlington Heights, Illinois, shows that a typical home in the city costs $343,500, the median home insurance premium is $1,580, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums is $1,080. In comparison, a typical home in the state of Illinois costs $190,800,  the median home insurance value is $1,030, and residents can save $720 between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums.

Arlington Heights lies 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago ...

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The Cheapest Home Insurance Premiums in Texarkana, Texas, are Offered by ASI Lloyds, Nationwide, and American Security Insurance

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani October. 30, 2018

A recent Gavop analysis of home insurance premiums for frame and masonry homes in Texarkana, Texas, shows that ASI Lloyds, Nationwide General Insurance Company, and American Security Insurance Company are among the top 5 providers of low-end home insurance for both types of constructions. On the other hand, Safeco Insurance Company of Indiana, Liberty Insurance Corporation, and Encompass Indemnity Company are among the top 5 providers of high-end home insurance.

Home insurance premiums are influenced by multiple factors such as the age of homes, claims history, and coverage limits. Using data from the ...

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In Bloomington, Illinois, Homeowners Can Save up to $410 Depending on Their Choice of Deductible

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By: Ramu Garuda October. 29, 2018

Choosing an appropriate deductible amount can help homeowners save significantly on their annual insurance expenditure. Gavop recently analyzed the net savings earned from home insurance plans with higher ($2,500) and lower ($500) deductibles in Bloomington, Illinois. The study shows that homeowners in the city can save as much as $410 in total yearly spending by choosing the lower deductible plan. This citywide calculation is based on a hypothetical claim amount of $2,500. For a $500 deductible, homeowners in Bloomington pay a median yearly premium of $710 and incur a total of $1 ...

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Home Insurance Rates in Decatur, Illinois, Differ by as much as $260

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani October. 26, 2018

A recent Gavop study on home insurance prices in Decatur, Illinois, shows that the typical home value in the city is $80,100, the median home insurance cost is $340, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums is $260. A comparison with the state-level values indicates that a typical home in the state of Illinois costs $190,800, the median home insurance value is $990, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile of insurance premiums is $720.

 Gavop analyzed the insurance premiums of homes typically valued ...

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Latest Homeowners Insurance Reviews & Ratings

Michigan Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Travelers

Date: December 18, 2018    Age: 40 to 49    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Website/App
The website is very easy to use and displays both my home and auto policies in one place so I can easily see premiums owed and pay if necessary. The only thing I would prefer they make available is for me to be able to modify and request new quotes. Claims are easy to request from the webpage.


New York Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: AAA

Date: December 18, 2018    Age: 30 to 39    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Customer Service
I do not dislike my home insurance, I am very happy with it and do look into changing anytime soon.


Washington Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Amica Mutual Insurance

Date: December 18, 2018    Age: 30 to 39    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Premium
It is a relatively cheap service compared to the other companies because it is very complete because its policy covers more damage to my house


Arizona Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Westfield Insurance

Date: December 18, 2018    Age: 30 to 39    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Policy Offerings
The home itself.is covered as well as rental for a specified amount of time. We also have jewelry and other valuable items specifically covered by our policy.


North Carolina Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Progressive

Date: December 18, 2018    Age: 50 to 59    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Premium
It went up by $80 last year even though I did not have a claim. I wasn't happy about that, but it is still less expensive then all the others I found.


Plano, TX Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: December 12, 2018    Age: 40 to 49    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Policy Offerings
I think that my home insurance provider has very competitive policy offers. They can cover most of what we need around here. My only complaint is that we live on a fault line and no earthquake coverage.


Oklahoma City, OK Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Farm Bureau

Date: December 12, 2018    Age: 20 to 29    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Unmarried

Policy Offerings
I have not looked into other home insurances. I chose Farm Bureau because that is where I have my auto policy.


Las Vegas, NV Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: December 12, 2018    Age: 50 to 59    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Customer Service
I have had very good experiences with my insurance's customer service. When I call, the wait time has been quite minimal. The customer service representative has always been very nice and polite, even when I may have been frustrated. Each time that I have called they have been able to satisfy me every time.


San Jose, CA Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: December 12, 2018    Age: 40 to 49    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Premium
I am very happy with what I pay for my premium and my deductible. It has not gone up even after I had a small claim. It is affordable and I feel is a very good value. It does not kill me every month and I know if something does happen I can afford my deductible without having to worry all the time.


San Fernando Valley, CA Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: December 12, 2018    Age: 40 to 49    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Unmarried

Policy Offerings
I am completely satisfied. I have priced other companies and asked people about their claims, but I feel ours is much better.