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Homeowners Insurance Post Pandemic-What’s Different

Q: Prices of lots of things have gone up since the pandemic, should I expect to pay more for my homeowner’s insurance also? Eddie, Holmdel, NJ A: Insurers worldwide are constantly recalibrating the risk they insure for particularly now in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has changed many things in the world of insurance.  The pandemic has reduced the risk of burglaries from happening because people have been home more often. The constant presence of residents also makes them more likely to immediately notice and address any structural problems on their property, which lowers the likelihood of filing claims.  At the same time, one unexpected consequence of the pandemic was the rise in sewer backups–sewer backup coverage is […]

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