What Does an HOA Do?
HOAs typically govern residential communities and collect dues to cover community costs. Learn what exactly they do, and what this means for your own policy.
What Does an Umbrella Insurance Policy Cover?
A $1 million umbrella policy covers you when you are liable for injuries or property damage. Contact a Farmers agent to learn about personal umbrella insurance.
Their Home Sweet (First) Home Was Nothing Like They Imagined
Always expect the unexpected when buying your first home. Read the story of these first time home buyers and learn some useful tips to help you out.
Our Home Was Ready When Covid-19 Hit Because We Designed It to Accommodate the Unexpected
Read the incredible real story of an aging-in-place designer who created a home that allows family members of all ages to visit and live comfortably.
Confessions of an Estate Planner: Why We Delayed Naming a Guardian and Making a Will
Kim Decker’s job is to help others make the tough decisions about what will happen to their children, their assets and their own care. She also knows firsthand how hard those conversations are.
Own a Home Built Before 1980? Your Electrical System Might Need Some Attention
Old homes may have electrical system problems that require extra attention. Learn about potential electrical system issues and possible solutions.
Rethink Bacon, Laundry Baskets and Other Tips from a Couple Who Downsized to 536 Square Feet
Tired of mowing the lawn & scrubbing bathrooms every weekend, Claudia & Garrett Pennington downsized from a 1,500-square-foot house to give the tiny house a try.
How a Dog Forced a Kitchen Remodel
Ever heard of a “cup half full” kind of dog? A Farmers agent shares a funny yet cautionary tale from the Hall of Claims.
Refusing to Abandon Their Homes, Homeowners Rebuild With Flood Risk in Mind
After major flooding from hurricanes and rain destroyed their homes, these homeowners dis-covered ways to rebuild and retrofit to help reduce the risk of future flood damage.
He Popped the Question, Then Dropped Her Engagement Ring in a River
Meet the man who finds and reunites lost rings, jewelry and other valuable keepsakes with their very grateful owners using metal detectors.
Should I Consider Renters Insurance Coverage While Living in an Apartment?
Do apartment dwellers need insurance, or does the landlord's coverage handle it? A Farmers agent has the answer.
“We Prepared for Two Inches of Water, Not Five Feet.”
Linda Marcus and her husband Jesse thought they were prepared but a flood but a sudden storm changed their lives forever. Read more.
I Can Still Hear the Sound of the Fire
Read Gatlinburg resident Dakota Codgill’s account of his family’s narrow escape of The 2016 Great Smoky Mountain wildfires
Moving? Take a Few Packing Tips From These Serial Movers
When you've moved 85 times, you're officially a packing expert. Here, super movers share how they saved thousands on fees, and a near-perfect box labeling technique. (You'll thank us when you unpack.)
Una Mascota Originó Un Incendio En La Casa
¿Deberías desheredar al perro de la familia por causar un incendio en la cocina? Un agente de Farmers Insurance® explica cómo el seguro de casa puede ayudarte a que perdones a tu mascota.
When Would a Homeowner Want to Consider Vacant Home Insurance?
Vacant home insurance provides coverage if your home is empty for a month or more. A Farmers® agent explains why.
Reasons to Buy Renters Insurance
A renters insurance policy provides coverage at a reasonable cost, and may help provide coverage for gaps in personal property and liability protection.
Is Damage from Water in My Basement Covered by Homeowners Insurance?
Does homeowners insurance cover a flooded basement? Get thoughts from a Farmers® agent.
How Can Insurance Help Me Prepare for a Flood Disaster?
Flood insurance can provide coverage in the case of flooding but Farmers can also help you prepare for a disaster as well. Learn more here.
This Guy Helped to Repair and Rebuild a Crucial Part of 22,000 Homes After Hurricane Katrina
Useful tips and information from a pro who has helped to repair and rebuild more than 22,000 roofs since Hurricane Katrina.
How Is the Replacement Cost of My Home Determined?
Homeowners replacement cost refers to the total cost to rebuild your exact house from scratch. Learn what factors Farmers considers to determine your cost.
How Much Does Condo Insurance Cost?
The value of your personal property affects the cost of your condo insurance. Learn what factors Farmers takes into consideration when building your quote.
Does Home Insurance Cover Termites?
No one invites bugs into their home, but they can be avoided with proper care. Unfortunately, pest damage is not covered by home insurance. Learn more.
Is Property in My Car Covered for Theft by My Home Insurance Policy?
If personal items were stolen from your car, your auto insurance won't cover the loss. Learn how Farmers home insurance can protect your personal items.
Does Home Insurance Cover Plumbing?
Most home insurance policies don't cover plumbing problems, but they usually cover sudden, accidental events, like bursting from frozen pipes. Learn more.
A Home Fire Story: “the Cat Was Swaddled in a Firefighter's Jacket Getting Oxygen”
Fire damage destroyed her family's home. Read her story, plus expert tips to help you go beyond the basics of fire prevention.
The Essential Survival Guide for Blizzards
Nine simple steps to help you prepare for a major winter snowstorm