The pandemic is causing people to rethink where they want to live. Before calling the furniture movers, check out this list of the ten most popular states to which people are moving. Also included is a list of the ten most popular states people are moving away from.
One of the first tasks when getting settled in a new state is to find insurance. Don't make the mistake of assuming your current insurance companies offer either good service or a good price in the state to which you are moving. Click the buttons below and get a rating on your current company in your new home state.
When Moving Houses, Put This on Your 'To Do' List
Before the furniture movers arrive is a good time to shop for new insurance. This is also a time when people have 'to do' lists as long as their arm.
You're probably thinking you don't need anything else added to the already daunting 'to do' list. That's why we make shopping for new insurance easy. You can think of ValChoice as being like Angie's List or Carfax. Angie's List helps you find reputable, qualified people to do work on the new home. Carfax lets you know if the used car you're considering buying is any good. At ValChoice, we let you know the quality and value of the insurance you buy.
Getting an insurance checkup is even more important when you are moving houses. The reason it's more important is that insurance companies can change significantly in terms of how they price and how they perform, based on location. For example, an insurance company that wants to grow their business in the state where you used to live may not have any interest at all in growing their business in the state where you're moving. That means, they may not want your business anymore. However, they won't tell you that. To find out, you need to get a rating on insurance companies you're considering buying from. Now you have something to do while the furniture movers unload the boxes into your house. Yes, shop for new insurance.
After packing the boxes, where are the furniture movers going?
United Van Lines does an annual survey showing where people are moving from and moving too. In most cases, Americans are leaving the more populated states and moving to less populated states. So much for being less populated if all the city folks move to the country.
Interestingly, the number one most popular inbound state, Idaho, is also one of the least populated states in the country. If this trend continues, Idaho will continue to see explosive growth. Below we list the ten states with the most inbound moves in 2019. For all the new residents, we also give a link to the best auto companies and best homeowners insurance companies in those states.
- South Carolina
- District of Columbia
- South Dakota
- North Carolina
- New Mexico
- Best Idaho car insurance
- Best Oregon car insurance
- Best Arizona car insurance
- Best South Carolina car insurance
- Best Washington car insurance
- Best District of Columbia car insurance
- Best Florida car insurance
- Best South Dakota car insurance
- Best North Carolina car insurance
- Best New Mexico car insurance
- Best Idaho home insurance
- Best Oregon home insurance
- Best Arizona home insurance
- Best South Carolina home insurance
- Best Washington home insurance
- Best District of Columbia home insurance
- Best Florida home insurance
- Best South Dakota home insurance
- Best North Carolina home insurance
- Best New Mexico home insurance
Where are the furniture movers the busiest packing boxes?
Even if you're not moving houses, it's still time to check your insurance. After all, when was the last time you checked anything other than to see if the price was competitive? For most people the answer to that question is, "never." There's a reason the answer is "never." The reason is because the data needed to check the quality of your insurance hasn't been available. That's all changed. Now the data is available.
Take steps today to avoid a situation where you file a claim and the insurance company gives you grief about paying the claim. Depending on the state where you live, you may not have much recourse when that happens. Even if you're in a state with strong consumer protection laws, most people don't have the time or money to fight an insurance company. For those that are fortunate to have the time and money, you may not have the legal right. That all depends on the state laws where you live.
The following is the list of ten states with the highest rate of exodus. If you're one the residents staying in this state, you still want and need the best insurance. Therefore, we've listed the best auto insurance companies and best homeowners insurance companies in order to making shopping your insurance easy.
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Dakota
What's a fair price for my auto insurance and homeowners insurance?
When shopping for insurance the second most important item is "am I getting a fair price?" To find out, use the insurance calculators listed below.
We say price is the second most important item because the most important is to know you're with a good company that will pay claims. After all, it doesn't matter how cheap your insurance is if the insurance company won't pay a claim, whatever you paid was too much.
For more information click this link to open the United Van Lines study.