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Check the price difference, it's usually minimal. Remember alot of items lose their value rapidly (think tv's or computers) also most companies will pay the full cost to replace(after deductible of course) so even if your roof is old you get a new one. 99% of the time it is a great value. actually, it depends on what state you live in .(re cost being minimal) In Florida: I just requested a price quote for actual cost & one for replacement cost: it was $1000 more for the policy with replacement value versus the policy with actual cost . I was shocked because in previous years , it was only $100.00 or $150.00 more for replacement value. so make sure you get quotes for both .

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Is replacement cost value or actual cash value a better choice for homeowners insurance?

Homeowners Insurance, Replacement Value Verses Actual Cash ValueIt really depends on your situation.If you have a newer home, then ACV is probably fine for you and will save you a little money. Your recent purchase price or Market value is much higher than the cost of building your home. A builder would not typically build the house and then sell it to you for less money than it cost him to build it.If the home is an older home or has depreciated to the extent that it would cost more to build than it is currently valued. Then you should choose a homeowners policy with replacement cost.

Is it good to buy homeowners insurance online?

Taking a visit to the actual building can sometimes be a pest. The chances of you having to sit and wait a while is very high. It can be dangerous if you don't know what your doing. I myself believe it is better to buy your new homeowners insurance online.

Which Californian companies offer homeowners insurance?

There are many companies in California that offer homeowners insurance. Some of the companies offer better deals that others at better rates and interest.

If you have a classic car that is not covered and it cause a fire and burns your home Will it be covered by the homeowners policy?

Yes, Your homeowners Insurance Policy will cover fire damage to your home.AnswerYou better contact your insurance agent on that one.

Will homeowners insurance cover contractor leaving job unfinished or fraud?

no it won't. homeowners insurance needs to meet the definition of an "occurrence" to trigger coverage - an uncompleted job doesn't trigger the homeowners policy. contact better business bureau and attorney general (if fraud is involved)

Where can I find a homeowner insurance caculator?

Most insurance website offers online calculator. Most all insurance companies offers homeowners insurance. If you package it with your automobile insurance you might get a better deal.

Is it true that the claimant gets cash or check if he or she has a ACV option and has to turn in receipts if he or she has the replacement cost option on the homeowners policy?

not exactly. replacement cost is better. receipts are not required by law, but the ins co's say that they are because people don't know better.

Are you still covered if your homeowners insurance payment is 2 days late?

You better hope a tornado didn't hit in those two days.

What companies sell homeowners insurance in GA?

There are many, many insurance companies who sell homeowners insurance in the state of Georgia. It gets a little harder at the coast as in every state. Homeowners insurance itself is a little harder to get in the past few years because of the losses that insurance companies have had. It goes in cycles whereas insurance companies want more auto insurance for a while then home insurance and then back in forth again. You sometimes have better luck placing both your auto and home insurance with the same company if you are having trouble now. I own an insurance agency in Middle Georgia and recommend that you go to an Independent Agency who handles many different companies and are not just subject to the practices of a single company.

Will insurance pay for dog that died in home fire?

NO Please better state your question. Fair? Fair Plan? Who kills your dog? Who pays for it?

Lowering The Cost Of Homeowners Insurance?

Homeowners insurance can be a delicate topic. It is one of the more expensive forms of personal insurance. One of the few ways that you may be able to save money on your homeowners insurance, other than shopping around for a better rate, would be to remove unnecessary coverage. Of course, this means you would have to remove coverage for some events that you think may be very unlikely. It is a risk you may want to take in order to save money every month. Removing insurance for weather damage that is nearly impossible in your climate would be a first step. Another option may be to remove insurance for theft and instead invest in a low cost home security system. Homeowners insurance is by no means inexpensive. Thinning down your policy is one way to help reduce that cost.

Is a fall on a wet deck covered by medical insurance or homeowners?

It depends on who fell and why. Homeowners Insurance is Property InsuranceHomeowners Insurance may sometimes provide a very small amount of coverage for minor household related injuries for the named insured.Visitor injuries would be subject to home owners liability terms.Major Medical insurance provides comprehensive coverage up to the policy limits regardless of where a personal injury occurred.It's much better to handle it with your medical insurer.Answer.homeowners