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Homeowners Insurance Crisis: Rates Soar as More Carriers Leave Market

Homeowners Insurance Crisis: Rates Soar as More Carriers Leave Market

Soaring premiums, fewer carriers and worsening weather trends are contributing to an insurance crisis for homeowners in many areas of the U.S. In New Orleans, Louisiana, the market for Homeowners Insurance is \"crumbling,\" CNN reported March 29, with one resident telling the news outlet that his premiums increased from $1,600 per year in 2022 to $4,930 after his previous carrier…

Video: Personal Insurance Market Outlook

Video: Personal Insurance Market Outlook

During this webinar, our own Kate Wright provided updates on the Personal Insurance Market in Q2 2024. Watch a highlight from the discussion below. https://vimeo.com/932662022/25b2d4e237?share=copy

Webinar: P&C Market Outlook – Q2 2024

Webinar: P&C Market Outlook – Q2 2024

During this webinar, our expert panel reviewed valuable insights into Q2 2024 and discussed the personal and commercial insurance markets, brokerage and contract binding, and other key topics. Watch now below. https://vimeo.com/930799431/68b9519cb2?  

Report: Increasing Number of Homes Face Severe, Repetitive Flood Losses

Report: Increasing Number of Homes Face Severe, Repetitive Flood Losses

A growing number of homes covered by the National Flood Insurance Program are experiencing severe and repetitive flood losses, according to data from the Natural Resources Defense Council. The number of homes categorized as severe repetitive loss properties — meaning they have either had four or more separate building or contents claims of over $5,000, or two or more separate…

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Sales to Reach $6.4 Billion, Experts Warn of Uninsured Losses

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Sales to Reach $6.4 Billion, Experts Warn of Uninsured Losses

Consumers will spend a record-breaking $6.4 billion on Valentine\'s Day jewelry purchases this year, according to a recent survey from the National Retail Federation. The annual survey shows that total Valentine\'s Day spending in the U.S. will reach $14.2 billion, another record, INSTORE Magazine reported Jan. 30. Although consumers expected to spend an average of $185.51…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Residential Property Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Residential Property Insurance

As today’s homeowners face the mounting pressures of inflation, worsening weather events and more, it is increasingly important for them to protect their assets with Residential Property Insurance policies such as Homeowners Insurance, Flood Insurance and Personal Articles Floaters. To learn more, Crain’s Content Studio spoke with Brandon​​​​ McCarty, Regional Practice Group Leader, Burns & Wilcox, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What are…

P&C Report: 2024 Forecast

P&C Report: 2024 Forecast

Many of the primary factors that influenced the status of the Property & Casualty (P&C) market in 2023 are likely to remain in 2024. We continue to operate in a comparatively hard environment marked by rising but moderating rates on some lines of business, where it is often necessary to layer available capacity that includes carefully worded terms and conditions…

Video: 2024 Personal Insurance Outlook

Video: 2024 Personal Insurance Outlook

During the P&C Market Outlook: Eye on 2024 Webinar on January 4, 2024, our own Bill Gatewood joined us to provide an update on the Personal Insurance market. Watch a highlight from the discussion below. https://vimeo.com/901644448/ae9c319de6?share=copy

Webinar: Property & Casualty Market Outlook – Eye on 2024

Webinar: Property & Casualty Market Outlook – Eye on 2024

During this webinar, our experts Blaise D’Antoni, Bill Gatewood, and Rebecca Roberts met to discuss the factors that will shape the 2024 Property and Casualty market. Paul Smith hosted. Key Takeaways: There is an overall broader sense of optimism in the 2024 commercial property market. It has improved but still has to overcome the significant CAT losses from previous years…

Builders, Homeowners Strained as Construction Costs Continue to Rise

Builders, Homeowners Strained as Construction Costs Continue to Rise

Home building costs are continuing to rise in the U.S. and Canada. In San Jose, California, construction costs have reached record highs as builders deal with increased costs and high interest rates, Newsweek recently reported. Many would-be homeowners are priced out of the market, while some home builders have turned to designing smaller houses so more buyers can afford them.…

From Hurricanes to Tornadoes, 2023 Marks Another Record-Breaking Year for Severe Weather

From Hurricanes to Tornadoes, 2023 Marks Another Record-Breaking Year for Severe Weather

Severe weather continued to break records in 2023, escalating property risks for many homeowners in the U.S. as they grapple with rising costs and a shifting insurance market. A string of disastrous tornadoes in Middle Tennessee earlier this month contributed to what appeared to be the state’s deadliest December and eighth deadliest year for tornadoes, according to reports — only…

At Art Basel Miami Beach, Signs Point to Strengthened Art Market

At Art Basel Miami Beach, Signs Point to Strengthened Art Market

Early reports from one of the art industry\'s most significant U.S. events of the year pointed to a positive outlook for the art market, according to news outlets. Several galleries represented at the annual Art Basel Miami Beach, held Dec. 6-10, were reporting strong sales, including the sale of several works valued at more than $1 million and at least…

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