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Lt. Governor Taylor Urges Ohioans to Review Insurance, Prepare Property and Vehicles for Winter

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is urging Ohioans to conduct an insurance review with their agent before severe winter weather arrives. Taylor also advises that people prepare their properties and vehicles to reduce the risk of damage.

American Modern Launches Roof Farm Research Project at Ohio Headquarters

American Modern Insurance Group®, a leading specialty insurer, today announced it is working with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), a research and communications association solely supported by the property insurance industry, on a research project to help determine how weather in the northern part of the U.S. impacts a variety of roofing materials through the installation of a roof aging farm on its Amelia, Ohio campus.

Taylor Offers Insurance Tips for Homeowners Suffering Water Pipe Damage Due to Severe Cold...

COLUMBUS - January 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Reports are surfacing across the state that many homeowners experienced ruptured water pipes due to the recent severe cold weather, resulting in damage to their property. Lieutenant Governor and Insurance Director Mary Taylor is offering insurance tips to assist homeowner’s with the claim filings process.

Ohio’s Auto and Homeowners Insurance Premiums Among Lowest in the U.S.

COLUMBUS - February 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced Ohio’s average auto and homeowners insurance premiums are again among the lowest in the nation.

Ohio’s Auto and Homeowners Rates Among Lowest in the Country

COLUMBUS, OH - October 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced Ohio’s 2011 average auto and homeowners insurance rates were again among the most competitive in the United States. The Department annually compiles the state’s average auto and homeowners insurance rates.

Ohio’s Auto and Homeowners Rates Among Lowest in the Country

COLUMBUS - August 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced Ohio’s 2011 average auto and homeowners insurance rates were again among the most competitive in the United States. The Department annually compiles the state’s average auto and homeowners insurance rates.

Ohioans Can Protect Themselves with Free “myHome Inventory” and “WreckCheck” Smartphone Insurance Apps

COLUMBUS, OH - August 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio insurance consumers can now more easily and accurately maintain inventory of their possessions and exchange information after an auto accident without compromising their identity with free myHome Inventory and WreckCheck smartphone insurance apps, Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced. The iPhone and Android compatible apps were developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in which the Ohio Department of Insurance is a member.

Following Toledo Blade Report on City’s Abandoned Home Crisis, Brown Raises Concerns With Federal...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following a report in the Toledo Blade showing that the City of Toledo is on track to raze a record number of abandoned houses this year, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) renewed his call for Congress to pass Project Rebuild, a key component of the American Jobs Act that is aimed at revitalizing neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. Brown also raised the abandoned home crisis in a meeting today with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) commissioner nominee Carol Galante. Galante was nominated by President Obama to serve as FHA commissioner in October.

Lt. Governor Taylor Announces Ohio Auto and Homeowners Rates Remain Competitive in 2010

COLUMBUS, OH - August 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced Ohio’s 2010 average auto and homeowners insurance rates were among the most competitive in the United States. The Department annually compiles the state’s average auto and homeowners insurance rates.“Ohioans can count on the state’s dynamic insurance marketplace producing some of the lowest auto and homeowners rates in the country,” Taylor said. “We will continue to focus on attracting insurance companies to our great state to the benefit of the state’s consumers.”

Now’s The Time to “Spring” Into Creating A Home Inventory

COLUMBUS, OH - March 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spring cleaning is one of many rituals that Ohio homeowners take part in following a long, cold winter. While you’re cleaning up your home this spring, why not take a few extra moments to protect its contents by creating a home inventory.

Insurance Director Mary Jo Hudson Reminds Ohioans to Protect Their Homes and Automobiles From...

COLUMBUS, OH - December 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As Ohioans recover from the season’s first winter storm, Ohio Department of Insurance Director Mary Jo Hudson is reminding them that property damage caused by snow, freezing rain, and cold temperatures can be avoided if they take a few easy steps to protect their homes and vehicles.Routine maintenance can also help consumers avoid claims on their homeowner and/or auto policies, helping to keep premiums down and save money.

Ohio Homeowners Average Insurance Premiums Increased Slightly in 2008

COLUMBUS, OH - November 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Department of Insurance Director Mary Jo Hudson has announced that on average Ohioans paid slightly more for homeowners insurance in 2008 than in 2007. Ohio’s homeowners insurance premiums are the 9th lowest in the country. The news comes based on a report issued by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

Insurance Tips for Summer Rental Needs

COLUMBUS, OH - July 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — If you’re planning a trip to a vacation home, a time share, a rental property, a home exchange or if you plan on renting your home this summer, you may have specific insurance needs.

Ohio Homeowners Average Insurance Premiums Decreased Slightly in 2006

COLUMBUS OH - March 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Mary Jo Hudson has announced that on average Ohioans paid slightly less for homeowners insurance in 2006 than in 2005. Ohio’s homeowners insurance premiums remained the 6th lowest in the country. The news comes based on a report issued by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

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Affordable Housing Out Of Reach for Low-Income Families in Ohio

Report Demonstrates Need To Expand Ohio Housing Trust Fund WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohioans need to earn at least $14.45 an hour in order...

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