Sarah Schlichter is a NerdWallet authority on homeowners, renters and pet insurance. Prior to joining NerdWallet, she spent more than 15 years in digital media as a writer, editor and spokesperson. Sarah enjoys delving into complicated topics and helping readers understand the ins and outs of their insurance coverage. She lives in the Washington, D.C., metro area.
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Utah has plenty of risks for homeowners. Make sure you have enough coverage.
The Best Home Insurance in Mississippi for 2023
Here’s how to find the best and most affordable home insurance in Mississippi.
The Best Home Insurance in Minnesota for 2023
We analyzed rates and companies across the state to find the best and most affordable options.
The Best Home Insurance in Alabama for 2023
Alabama has plenty of risks for homeowners. Make sure you have adequate coverage.
The Best Home Insurance in Tennessee for 2023
Tennessee home insurance costs a bit more than the national average.
The Best Home Insurance in Connecticut for 2023
Make sure you have homeowners insurance coverage for common disasters in Connecticut.
The Best Homeowners Insurance in Oklahoma for 2023
Oklahoma homeowners pay some of the highest insurance rates in the country.
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The Best Home Insurance in Virginia for 2023
Virginia homeowners insurance costs less than the national average.
The Best Home Insurance in Ohio for 2023
The average cost of homeowners insurance in Ohio is below the national average.