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I'm having a home built with contruction to begin later this month. I've been considering USAA for my home insurance since I have auto insurance but with the number of negative comments about increasing rates and overall customer satifaction with USAA I'm not so sure. Fortunately, I haven't had to f...
My home mortgage information missing for months. when I log in to usaa.com I have ALL of the accounts in my USAA account shown except my home mortgage.
When is the earliest I can apply for a home equity loan to remodel a new home purchase? I am currently shopping, and I intend to put 20% down on a new home. I would like to use a home equity loan - against the new home purchase and downpayment - to immediately make home improvements. When is the ear...
I’m trying to get repairs done on a water damage claim in a spare bathroom. Started over 4 months ago when we returned home from a 2 week vacation. Yes there was a toilet leak that caused some major damage to a bathroom, downstairs ceiling. I think we got lucky as it appears the leak was only a few ...
I been a member of USAA for 44 years and have been very pleased with its products. But this year my mortgage homeowners premium increased over 20 percent. I have had no claims and my property values have not increased dramatically. A telecon conversation said it was related to Illinois and other mid...
Here we go again!!!! Just received my homeowners premium for 2018/2019. It is another double digit increase (18.41%). Here are my rate increases since 2012:2012: 25%2013: 25%2014: 25%2015: 14.85%2016: 4.57%2017: 4.60%2018: 18.41%We have never had a claim since we built our home. When you call to que...
I will be moving to either Athens, GA or Knoxville, TN next year to start my MBA. Luckily, my wife works full time and makes a good income. We are trying to decide whether we should buy or rent for the roughly 2 years we will be in that location. Any guidance or references that address this situatio...
For 1 year, I have been trying to get my condo repaired after water damage. It is uninhabitable and can’t be lived in. I thought I was in the clear after speaking with several managers, supervisors, etc. Nope. Still can’t get the damages repaired. USAA gave me 10k. I’ve had 3 contractors tell me 30k...
The roofer that USAA recommended I use for my claim has given me an estimate that includes replacement gutters. I don't have gutters on my house and never did. I told the General manager at Southeast Restorations in Chattanooga, Tn this and he assured me that this was the way to get USAA to pay for ...
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