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Earthquake Insurance

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We specialize in earthquake insurance needs for the Sacramento area to help protect you and your family.

 

Like flood insurance, standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover any damage caused by earth movement which can cause severe damage to your home. Earthquakes can damage housing foundations and collapse walls; even relatively mild tremors can destroy furnishings and belongings. The cost to purchase earthquake insurance can vary significantly, from fairly inexpensive in lower risk areas to a relatively high cost in places that are more prone to earthquakes. Deductibles for earthquake insurance plans are higher than homeowners insurance can be between 5% and 15% of the value of your home.

Please contact us so we can provide you a value focused proposal to protect you, your family and your possessions and provide you peace of mind that comes with an insurance agent you know and a policy you can count on.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need flood insurance or earthquake insurance?

You should consider buying flood or earthquake insurance if you live in an area prone for the occurrence of these types of disasters. Federal disaster assistance is in form of loans or grants are only available if the damage is widespread and very serious, and declared a disaster area by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

How does zoning effect my flood and earthquake insurance premium?

You should be aware if your property is zoned for flood or earthquake. It will affect the insurance premiums of your flood and earthquake insurance.

Is flood and earthquake covered under homeowners’ insurance?

Flood and earthquake is not covered under your homeowners’ insurance. You should consider buying flood or earthquake insurance if you live in an area prone for the occurrence of these types of disasters.

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