Sharply higher insurance premiums are affecting property owners nationwide. It’s especially bad in: CA, LA, FL, TX and CO.
This is due to erratic weather (climate) and higher rebuilding costs.
Phenomena like an increasing intensity and frequency of hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and floods are sending some insurers out of business.
State Farm and AllState completely stopped issuing new homeowner policies in California.
Some areas are on the brink of becoming completely UNinsurable. In that case, the only sales that could occur with all cash buyers.
Learn three techniques to keep your skyrocketing insurance costs lower.
As you’ll learn today, landlords have more options than homeowners for navigating spiking insurance rates.
Then, listen to a CNBC clip along with me about how the end of ZIRP (zero interest rate policy) affects your life and investments.
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Complete episode transcript:
Welcome to GRE! I’m your host, Keith Weinhold. First, I’m going to help you make your real estate more profitable in the near term as I discuss how to deal with skyrocketing property insurance costs.
Later, I’ll inform your strategy about your long-term, overall personal finance as we talk about what the end of free money means in this new era of higher interest rates. Today, on Get Rich Education.
Welcome to GRE! From Tirana, Albania to Albany, New York and across 188 nations worldwide, I’m Keith Weinhold and you’re listening to Get Rich Education.
This is how real wealth is built in the real world with real estate. We aren’t day traders. We are DECADE traders.
And we do that with the right mission. Let’s invest directly in America - own real property in American neighborhoods, and provide housing that’s clean, safe, affordable and functional.
And when we all do that, we can abolish the term “slumlord”.
Conversely, what do some people think about first? Themselves.
[RIC FLAIR CLIP]
Ha ha ha! Over the top with some vintage Ric Flair. There’s nothing wrong with living well. But that best comes as a byproduct of serving OTHERS first.
Let’s talk about the SKYROCKETING cost of property insurance. Why it’s happening, what MY experience is, and what you can do to manage it.
First of all, and I hope that none of my insurance agents are listening, but why would you ever work in the insurance industry?
And I kid. But that’s got to be one of the most boring industries to work in.
What 15-year-old ever says that when they grow up, they want to be an insurance broker? Nobody.
But, in any case, it is a STABLE industry because there will long be a need for insurance.
But, I mean, even your customers - the policyholders like us - we don’t really want insurance.
Insurance ads all say the same thing: “Switch and save.” No one has seen an advertisement from this industry that says, “Upgrade for better coverage.”
That’s because so many people just want the minimum coverage and want to get on with their lives… until a calamity occurs.
But now, the insurance industry