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Recent Home Conversations

It started with USAA inflating the rebuild cost of my home almost 45% and now the Insurance has skyocketed 55% since 2017! Someone is getting rich and it is not me. anyone else feel screwed?
I have always loved USAA but im currently going through a homeowner claim and my adjuster is just flat out rude and has treated me like a criminal for the last week. Im easy going and not one to complain about customer service, im they type that doesnt say a word but never returns to the business. M...
I would like to acquire a personal loan through USAA Bank. I own a home in Rison, Arkansas that is completely paid for, and I would like to know if I can use the home and property as collateral. I spoke briefly to an agent, however we could not finish the call because he was not familiar with a pers...
Hi,I'm PCSing to FT Sam-Houston in JUL. Does anyone knows any real estate agents in the area? Looking to buy in Cibolo county. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
I am very disappointed in the manner USAA has to handle a claim. It is nearly impossible to speak to a real person, and have a claim closed without discussion. I have been a member for over 50 years, have paid in for those years with never a claim, now when issue they make decision on without input ...
Just over a year ago USAA suddenly changed, using their former reputation as market.Unfortunately I am stuck in an unfinished claim to my home from a 2016 hurricane that was still in process, but suddenly became, ignored, then, denied. I don’t know what to do. The treatment I now receive is saddenin...
Fellow USAA Members,As 34 year USAA member, we are passing along Homeowners Insurance pricing that we discovered having major impacts on our USAA policy . In summary, Oor Policy rates increased at a very healthy rate over the 2-years for a new home (built in Nov2017). No claims, no changes, etc duri...
Anyone else dammed tired of seeing the money wasting ubicquitous ads we are running?
Members,If you are offered Personal Touch Services as your preferred contractor, run the other direction. I contracted with them for water mitigation and repair, it was a nightmare. They 1) rarely stuck to the schedule they set; 2) cut off sections of my bathroom that were not impacted by water runn...
My wife and I used USAA for our first VA home loan, the APR and low fees are hard to beat, plus, I bank with USAA and insure my vehicles and home with USAA. Our first loan was difficult with USAA missing our closing date, causing my wife to sign all of the paperwork and move our belongings by hersel...