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Home Insurance in Oakland : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Nov 28, 2011
Linda Elkin answered:
Yes, some insurers will actually come to the house to advise you. I've worked with Frank Bliss at Farmers in Berkeley (frank.bliss.b8jj@statefarm.com) and Ruth Stroup in Oakland (RStroup@farmersagent.com)
Good luck & Happy Thanksgiving!
Linda
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Sat Mar 27, 2010
Bill & Elijah Fletcher answered:
I'd think an insurance professional would be the bes person to answer this question. condos are typically insured by the HOA for hazards such as fire. The inside of the condo, things like finishes, cabinets, appliances, possessions are not covered and that's why a policy is advised for the owner.. As I understand it there are policies similar to a renters policy only they are specifically for condo owners and I have no idea about rates. but rates aren't everything. You also wnat a company who will deliver when you need them. As we found out in the financial crisis not all companies do what they say. Ask some of the owners in your complex or friends who might also be condo owners who they use and how they are. I don't know if insurance companies get yelped but i'd check out that source as well. ... more
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Tue Aug 25, 2009
John Paul Ledesma answered:
This is not easy to answer because there is so much variation in how a home is built; does it have 8 foot ceilings or 12 foot ceilings, a garage, single story or two story, et cetera.
If you want an accurate number try asking a contractor in your area.
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