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Home Insurance Rates in Muncie, Indiana, Differ by About $250

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani January, 08, 2019

A recent Gavop survey on home insurance rates in Muncie, Indiana reveals that a typical home in the city is valued at $74,000, the median insurance rate is $360, and the savings between the 25th and 75th percentile in insurance premiums is $250.

Muncie, with an estimated population of 70,000 (as of 2016) is located in Delaware County, East Central Indiana. Typical home values in the state range between $44,000 and $170,000. To provide a comprehensive overview of the home insurance market, Gavop examines typical home values, median insurance ...

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In Plymouth, Minnesota, the Most Popular Home Insurance Agents Work for State Farm, Farmers, Allstate, and Travelers

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By: Ramu Garuda January.02, 2019

According to a recent Gavop survey of home insurance agents in Plymouth, Minnesota the most popular home insurance agents located within a 10-mile radius of the city work for The Allstate Corporation, State Farm, Travelers, or Farmer's insurance groups. The agents and agencies working closest to the city center are Cassandra Spear, Derek Mccoy, and North Star Insurance Services at distances of 2.9 miles, 4.8 miles, and 3.4 miles, respectively.

Plymouth, with a population of about 78,000 residents (2016), is one of the largest suburbs in Minnesota. Thus, knowledge ...

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Home Insurance Savings in Pharr, Texas, Vary by as Much as $1,940 Depending on the Choice of Deductibles

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By: Ajay kumar Medagani December. 26, 2018

Gavop analyzed the net savings from home insurance between higher and lower deductible plans in Pharr, Texas using a hypothetical claim amount. The study assumes a higher deductible value of $2,500 and a lower value of $500. The study shows that for an insurance claim of $2,500, homeowners save $1,940 in the total yearly expenditure by choosing the lower deductible insurance plan instead of the higher deductible one. For the lower deductible plan, the median yearly premium paid by citizens is $390 and the total yearly expenditure is $890. For ...

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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.

The study maps popular agents ...

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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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Latest Homeowners Insurance Reviews & Ratings

South Carolina Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Travelers

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 50 to 59    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Unmarried

Customer Service
I have not had any issues with their customer service. They have always answered my questions and/or gotten right back to me.


Washington Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Farmer's Insurance

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 50 to 59    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Unmarried

Customer Service
It's really easy to talk to a live person at their call center, they really seem to care about their policyholders, the reps. let you explain your issue, and escalates the call to the proper channel on the very first call.


Hawaii Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: American Family

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 30 to 39    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Premium
My premium is okay, yet my car insurance is offered through the same company for a reduced rate on the house. Yet, every quarter it tends to get higher and higher, which is bothersome.


North Carolina Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 20 to 29    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Website/App
I don't really use the insurance companies website, or mobile app very much, but I have seen where you can log in to view a PDF version of your policy, which I think can be very handy.


Massachusetts Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: Above 60    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Premium
The premium is cheap compared to other companies. I don't have wind coverage but that is a chance I will take. Other insurance companies won't cover because of our location to the water.


Pendleton, OR Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Allstate

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 40 to 49    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Policy Offerings
i actually don't know very much about the different offerings they have in terms of home owners insurance. I didn't know there were many different options available.


Bainbridge, IN Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: Above 60    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Married

Customer Service
State farm has always been available to help or for questions, their office is less than a mile from my house so it is as convenient as can be.


Camano Island, WA Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: Allstate

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: Above 60    Gender: Male    Marital Status: Unmarried

Policy Offerings
I received an excellent price for the coverage I wanted. I had several coverage options. My company gave the lowest rate among other companies. I received good service.


Essex, MD Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 20 to 29    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Unmarried

Policy Offerings
Overall, State Farm has similar policy offerings when compared to other insurance companies. Most companies in the industry all offer comprehensive offerings from home, vehicle, boat, ect.


Dumas, TX Home Insurance Customer Reviews

Company: State Farm

Date: January 16, 2019    Age: 30 to 39    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Married

Policy Offerings
We also have State Farm for our home insurance as well. We receive awesome support from our agent and the customer service line.