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I have two disabled children, one with autisitic and ADHD. We also have three dogs (they provide comfort to my children). They are very sweet, but the oldest one can be very protective in our home and yard, particularly around strangers. We have a very strict rule in the house of not letting the dog...
My mom was paying $1900/yr for homeowners insurance with Allstate. She switched to USAA and is now paying $1000. Not sure why the huge discrepancy.I'm paying $1300/yr with USAA, and Allstate is offering $678. My brother had the same experience: Switching from USAA to Allstate cut his rate almost in ...
When I received a letter telling me my insurance costs were increasing 20%, I called USAA.I was told that because there’s “so much building going on around my house” that’s the reason.To everyone reading this post:USAA is THE WORST COMPANY TO DEAL WITH.My family switched to another company with way ...
If you are a USAA employee reading this, know that you’re an idiot.I can’t wait for my next call with you idiots now that I’ve found this community board
Greetings,I hope this finds all of you well. I am writing you on behalf of my Dad. Recently, he filed an insurance claim to get some help paying for a roof replacement. I currently live in the house, but he owns it. Unfortunately, USAA has denied the claim twice now. Im not sure if me writing this l...
Had damage to my roof and siding from 3 heavey wind storms. Siding was blown off and nails securing it ripped out on 2 sides of my house. There were several areas where the shingles were lifted and nails popped through causing the roof to leak in two spots. The first in the attic above the kitchen w...
There are millions of people buying and refinancing homes right now.I’ve been a Full Time Mortgage Loan Officer for over 25 years now.USAA will miss your settlement date, their rates are horrible, they require more money down and their staff are incompetent morons.Home Owners Insurance - USAA has th...
I'm so disappointed in USAA. I've carried my auto insurance for many years and am a member in good standing but I can't even get a quote for my property insurance in California. Just because some of the properties in my zipcode are high risk do not mean my property is! We have a fire hydrant outside...
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USAA called my Dad (A 60 year USAA member & Army Vet) and told him his recent homeowners insurance roof claim was denied for the third and final time and then when I sent them a message discussing my frustration & how heartbreaking it was to hear the disappointment in my Dad’s voice USAA had the gal...