Ones For Real Estate: Texans Urged To Ready For Storms During National Preparedness MonthDuring National Preparedness Month experts in North Texas are offering advice to homeowners, especially ones new to the area, on how to protect your home and your family.
February Winter Storms Exposed How Many Texans Lack Homeowners Insurance, Researchers SayResearchers at the Texas A&M Real Estate Research Center say the February winter storms proved to be costly, and it also exposed how many Texans do not have homeowners insurance.
Do You Have The Right Amount Of Homeowners Insurance?Replacement cost policies, and cash value policies are usually the two main options.
Storm Damage? Why Some North Texas Homeowners Are Holding Off On Filing Insurance ClaimsWith memories of the winter storms still fresh, his damages then slightly less than his deductible, Armand Ceniza of Fort Worth says he's in no hurry to file a claim.
Once Again, Texas Tops Nation With Most Hail Damage Insurance ClaimsThe National Insurance Crime Bureau has released a three-year analysis of hail damage insurance claims, and Texas tops the list (by far).
Recent Storms Have Some North Texans Wondering If They're Insured Properly"People think of catastrophic claims as being tornadoes or hurricanes, things like that. This (thunderstorms) too classifies," said Michele Davis, a State Farm agent.
Hail Roof Damage Claim Denied After Allstate Points To 'Cosmetic Exclusion' Amendment; Homeowners Win In CourtA jury reached a $1.5 million verdict in favor of a Texas couple who sued Allstate for failing to disclose a cosmetic roof exclusion in their policy.
'Ones For Justice' Comes Through For Disabled Vet After House Flooded By Washing Machine MishapFort Worth homeowner Michael Kuchinsky said a maintenance worker from Sears had recently fixed the washing machine. Only later did he find the hose disconnected.
Insurance Experts Weigh In On Richardson Water Line BreakCBS 11 spoke with insurance experts at Insurance Solutions Group in North Richland Hills who say the insurance companies aren’t to be held liable here, but neither are the residents.
Government-Backed Insurance Leaving Texas Homeowners Unable To Build After HarveyWhen Brandon Branda’s home was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey, he felt as if his family would be okay because they had insurance.
How Homeowner's Insurance Costs Vary WildlyIf you live in Texas or Florida, the cost of homeowner's insurance is substantial, and the variation in premiums is massive.
Hurricanes, Earthquakes Estimated To Cost Industry $95BOne of the world's biggest reinsurers estimates Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion.
Harvey's Insured Losses Estimated To Cost Nearly $19 BillionThe nation's largest state insurance trade association estimates insured losses from Harvey at nearly $19 billion — and that doesn't count damage not covered by insurance.
Official: U.S. Insurance Program Could Pay $11B For HarveyThe head of the National Flood Insurance Program says early estimates are that Hurricane Harvey will result in about $11 billion in payouts to insured homeowners.
Most Harvey Flood Victims Uninsured, Face Big Bills AloneHomeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms — a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast.