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Watch out for deer, especially this time of year

Raleigh, NC – October 31, 2017 – The last three months of each year bring about deer migration and mating season.  Unfortunately, this increases the chances of being in a deer-vehicle collision.  According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, more than 19,500 animal-related crashes were reported in North Carolina in 2016, with an estimated 90% of those involving deer.  Read more...

Tropical cyclone could impact North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – August 28, 2017 – A disturbance off the coast of Georgia is moving over warm waters and the National Hurricane Center is forecasting its development into a tropical storm over the next 12 to 24 hours.  This potential cyclone has prompted the issuance of a Tropical Storm warning for parts of eastern North Carolina, including most of the Outer Banks.  Read more...

Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime

Raleigh, NC – August 23, 2017 – Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime!  In fact, it is an expensive and often a dangerous crime that results in increased insurance costs for every household.  While the exact amount of fraud is difficult to determine, the Insurance Information Institute estimates that 10% of the insurance industries' losses and adjustment expenses can be attributed to fraud.  Read more...

protect your home from thieves this travel season

Raleigh, NC – July 7, 2017 – Summer is vacation season, and unfortunately, a vacant home can present additional risks for homeowners and renters.  "Especially during peak travel season, you want to make sure that your home isn't a target for thieves when you're away on vacation," said Russ Dubisky, a spokesman for the Insurance Federation of North Carolina (IFNC).  Read more...

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PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVES

 

December 2 - Fixing the broken National Flood Insurance Program

As expiration of a much-criticized program necessary to coastal development looms, experts and real estate officials are debating how to tweak a system nearly everyone acknowledges is faulty.  Read more...

November 22 - Insurance Companies Want To Raise Homeowners Rates for NC Customers

The North Carolina Rate Bureau, which represents homeowners insurance companies, has asked the state insurance department to approve an average 18.7 percent increase next year.  Read more...

November 20 - Insurance Rates

North Carolina homeowners could see a significant increase in their insurance rates in 2018 if a proposed rate increase is approved.  The North Carolina Rate Bureau has filed a notice with the NC Department of Insurance asking for a statewide average increase in homeowners insurance rates of 18.7 percent for 2018.   Read more...

November 20 - NC Rate Bureau Asks for 18.7 Percent Rate Hike for Homeowners Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has filed notice with the NC Department of Insurance asking for a statewide average increase in homeowners insurance rates of 18.7 percent for 2018.  Read more...

 

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