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I was talking to a friend of mine who lives near Panama City, FL. Nearly a year after Hurricane Michael, he is finally getting back into his house. He says the damage was caused by wind blowing water up through the vents in the roof soffits. He went on to say that he had the same thing happen in 200...
We opened our claim on 3/20/19. We had a leak under our sink which caused mold. The mold remediation started on 3/28/19 and lasted 2 weeks. A contractor, DPS Contracting, was recommeded to my by USAA. Aparently this contractor is someone they use often. This was my first mistake. Trusting in them to...
To make a long story short, we have some decisions to make as a result of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. We are looking to purchase a home elsewhere, still in the higher-risk area of the state, instead of rebuilding in Paradise. This would be a second home for us, so we are not among the man...
How can I get home owners insurance estimate?
I've been a member of USAA for over 15 years. I've had multiple mortgage accounts with USAA through the years. This time around has to be the most frustrating and worst experience I have ever experienced. On June 26, 2019 I called in to the USAA mortgage department and spoke with a rep. After she an...
The other day, my wife and I received a quote of $52K to install a new roof on our house. The contractor has done some marvelous work for us in the past, but he is not a licensed roof contractor.We are concerned about insurance, after the roof has been installed. Since the contractor isn't licensed,...
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Melissa ID# U7020 out of Phoenix,AZ customer service was by far the best customer service agent I've ever had since I've been a member of Usaa she went far behond what I've ever experienced with any customer service she helped me get to the problem I was having with my mortgage co.and finding out wh...
Here in Colorado, we get a lot of hailstorms. After a series of beatings this summer, filed my first claim in 30 years. Adjusters came out and were great. Said I clearly needed a new roof. USAA halted the claim. Why? Because a prior homeowner filed a claim for hail damage 10 years ago. I was stunned...