Category Archives: Homeowners Insurance

How to Childproof Your Home

How to Childproof Your Home Your home is a safe haven. The place to relax after a long day and spend some quality family time with your children. But you want to make sure they stay safe. Even in the … Continue reading

Tips for First Time Orange County Home Buyers

Tips for First Time Orange County Home Buyers Buying your first home is exciting and overwhelming. Take stock. Take a look at your budget to see what you can afford. One recommendation is to spend no more than 28 percent … Continue reading

Homeowners Insurance: Southern California Median Sales Prices

Homeowners Insurance: Southern California Median Sales Prices Most of the nation associate sunny weather and blondes frolicking among the many beaches of the Pacific Ocean to California. However, this is not entirely true nor is it entirely false. Southern California … Continue reading

Increasing the Housing Supply in San Diego

Increasing the Housing Supply in San Diego In August of 2002, Mayor Dick Murphy and the San Diego City Council declared a state of emergency due to a dramatic housing scarcity. Fast forward ten years to the present and you … Continue reading

Orange County Homeowners Insurance: Reducing Wildfire Risk

Orange County Homeowners Insurance: Reducing Wildfire Risk Even as summer is drawing to a close, wildfire risk remains high in Southern California. Whether you live in San Diego, Orange County, or Los Angeles, there are a few yard tips homeowners … Continue reading

California Earthquake Insurance: Homeowner’s Emergency Checklist

We’ve talked about the impact of earthquakes lately. Whether it is building safety or the importance of earthquake insurance, it is an issue that every Californian is familiar with. (I guess it can’t be sunny and beautiful all the time). … Continue reading

OC Homeowners Insurance: Best DIY Home Improvement Tips

According to a recent study by HomeGain, a little DIY work in your home can go a long way. The study surveyed 500 real estate agents about the top do-it-yourself improvements that can help increase your home’s value when you’re … Continue reading

Homeowners Insurance: California Foreclosures Down 30% this Year

Finally some good news for Southern California homeowners. Instead of the new surge of foreclosures experts predicted, the numbers have actually decreased. The Orange County Register reported that housing tracker DataQuick Information Systems assessment of California foreclosures- when lenders seize … Continue reading

Transition: Your Grad Home After College

You’ve heard the stats. You’ve seen the effects of the recession. You co-signed the student loans. According to a study conducted by Twentysomething Inc., a consultant firm specializing in young adults, 85% of this year’s graduating class will be forced … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons To Have Homeowners Insurance in California

Homeowners Insurance is nothing you should think twice about. In California, we invest more into our homes than any other state. In 2010 California averaged spending 50.9% of household income spent on home ownership costs, which is the most of … Continue reading