Bourg Insurance Agency Blog: home insurance
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Wednesday, August 26, 2020 On average, homeowners may pay around $1,200 a year for home insurance. This depends on several factors, however, and can raise or lower depending on influences out of the homeowners’ control. Be sure to compare quotes in your area to make sure you aren’t paying too much for home insurance compared to your neighbors. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 27, 2020 Liability under your home insurance isn't always well understood until someone files a claim against you. Whether it's a neighbor who was bitten by your dog or a mailman that slipped on your porch, these claims can become exceptionally expensive (especially if they drag on for a while). READ MORE >>
Wednesday, September 3, 2014This week and the weeks following, we will discuss important endorsements to home policies that may save your family lots of time, money, and aggravation in the event of a claim. Picture this. It’s 2015, and Hurricane Dustin comes hurdling up the Mississippi and pummels Baton Rouge, Ascension, and Livingston worse than Andrew. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 23, 2012Events covered by your homeowner’s insurance plan are referred to as perils within your policy; but not every peril that causes damage to your property is covered. Those that are not covered are called excluded perils and they may include: Earth movement: This can include earthquakes, landslides, earth shifts, mudslides and sinkholes. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 20, 2011If your home and personal property is destroyed by a flood, fire, hurricane or other disaster, it may be more difficult than you think to remember all the items you had in your home before the event. And without an itemized list of the items you lost, you cannot get the recovery you deserve from the insurance company. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 12, 2011Insurance policies can be difficult for any consumer to fully understand, but first-time homebuyers are in a stickier situation than most after all, here you have a plan of insurance designed to protect your largest asset, and it is not only difficult to understand but also has many caveats that, by not understanding them, could leave you dangerously exposed. READ MORE >>