get a michigan homeowners insurance quote
michigan homeowners insurance
Living in Michigan can be a real joy, whether you love boating on the state's countless lakes, exploring historic automobile museums, or just seeing the leaves change color in autumn. Whether you own a house in Detroit, Grand Rapids, or elsewhere in the Wolverine State, it's good to get protection for you and your belongings with homeowners insurance.
At Esurance, we provide a flexible payment schedule and a wide range of coverage limits for you to choose from, so you get the right protection for you. Get a Michigan home insurance quote and see how affordable coverage from Esurance can protect your home and more.
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discounts on michigan home insurance
While you're breezing through the quote process, you'll see an assortment of discounts that can help you save even more money on your home insurance.
Take our Welcome Home discount — whether you're a new homeowner getting coverage for the first time or coming to us from another home insurer, we'll apply this discount to your first 2 policy terms.
If you go claim-free for at least a year, you stand to save with our Claim-Free discount. As you remain a responsible homeowner, you'll see bigger discounts the longer you go without incident.
Other discounts for Michigan homeowners include:
- Loyal Customer discount
- DIY Inspection discount
- Multi-Policy discount*
- Home Safety Features discount
- Smoke-Free discount
- Preferred Buyer discount
- Hail Resistant Roof discount
- Future Effective Date discount
- New Home discount
stats and facts about michigan living
Michigan's housing market
Michigan was one of the hardest-hit states during the subprime mortgage crisis and the next few years that followed — but there's good news. Both the number of home sales and average home prices increased from 2014 to 2015.
If your Wolverine State home has increased in value — especially if you've made renovations and remodels — it's wise to contact your homeowners insurance company to ensure your coverage is sufficient to fully financially protect you and your home.
Homeowners premiums in Michigan
The average homeowners insurance premium in Michigan was $839 as of 2013, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. That was well under the national average of $1,096.
For more facts and information on homeowners insurance in Michigan, be sure to check out this handy guide from your state's insurance department.
Winters in the Wolverine State
We know Michigan's no stranger to extreme winter weather, with some areas receiving more than 200 inches of snow annually. Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall can do a number on your home — including frozen (and potentially burst) pipes, roof damage, and more.
Luckily, most homeowners insurance companies, including Esurance, provide coverage for damage to your home and belongings caused by burst pipes or the weight of ice, snow, or sleet. They also cover a whole host of other hazards.
According to the Insurance Institute of Michigan, the state experiences an average of 16 tornadoes each year, typically in May, June, July, and August. Fortunately, a standard homeowners insurance policy covers your home against damage caused by tornadoes and other windstorms, in addition to a host of other weather-related perils:
- Falling objects, like tree branches and other debris
- Fire and smoke damage
- Lightning damage
- Hail damage
standard home coverages in michigan
Your Esurance policy literally goes above and beyond the structure of your home, providing protection for the things that make your house uniquely yours. When you grab a quote for homeowners insurance, you'll see several coverages that come standard with your home policy in Michigan.
Living in the Wolverine State, you're likely used to hot summers, freezing winters, and even a tornado or 2 — in fact, Michigan averages 12 of those a year. Fortunately, if a covered risk like wind, hail, or even fire damages your well-loved abode, your coverage can help pay to repair or rebuild it.
Additional living expense coverage
If you're ever temporarily forced out of your home due to a covered loss, this coverage is sweeter than a Michigan cherry. It helps cover your meals, hotel bill, and other reasonable expenses for up to 12 months (up to your coverage limit), or until you're able to go home.
Other home coverages that come standard in the Wolverine State include:
get more protection with added coverages
For even more protection for your house in Michigan, it's wise to consider some additional coverages to your homeowners policy.
Additional coverage for jewelry, watches, and furs
Chances are you've got at least a few pieces of jewelry, family treasures, and other costly knick-knacks in your house. Fortunately, we offer high-limit coverage on items that might exceed the limits of basic personal property coverage.
And that's not all! To help you get the most from your policy, Esurance also offers optional coverages such as identity theft expense coverage, eco upgrade coverage, building codes coverage, and golf cart coverage. For more information about additional coverage options, give us a ring at 1-866-439-5633. Our agents are here to help at these times.
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