Homeowners in Hialeah, Florida, pay an average home insurance rate of $1,509. This is marginally higher than the national average premium of $1,438. Hialeah homeowners can make use of discounts offered by home insurance companies to further reduce their home insurance rates. Below is the list of discounts offered to Hialeah homeowners.
Newly constructed Hialeah homes can avail of discounts of up to $408 on homeowners insurance. New homes have less propensity to damage. As a result, home insurance companies offer substantial discounts to newly built homes. On the other hand, older homes attract higher insurance rates. Hialeah homes older than 40 years and 50 years receive an additional charge of $39 and $72, respectively, on home insurance.
Home insurance companies consider the lifestyle of homeowners to determine insurance rates. If all the residents of the household are non-smokers, insurance companies offer special discounts on home insurance rates. Hialeah homeowners who own a swimming pool attract an additional insurance cost of up to $91. Installing a fence around the pool with self-latching and self-closing gates will help homeowners get discounts from home insurance companies. Additionally, senior citizens in Hialeah also receive discounts on home insurance.
Although most of the factors to avail discounts are not under the control of homeowners, they can benefit most by choosing deductibles to reduce home insurance rates. Homeowners can avail of attractive discounts by opting for higher deductibles. Hialeah homeowners opting for a high deductible of $2,500 can avail of a discount of $425 on homeowners insurance. Homeowners receive discounts of $356 and $239, respectively, on deductibles of $2,000 and $1,500. Hialeah homeowners save an average of $1,800 on a high deductible of $4,700, instead of a standard deductible of $1,700, for a lock-in period of 8 years.
Home insurance companies provide discounts to homeowners who have a claims-free history. On the other hand, homeowners with prior claims attract additional home insurance rates. The cost of home insurance in Hialeah increases by up to 44% based on the nature and number of claims. Hialeah homeowners who have a history of two fire claims and two water claims attract an additional charge of $634 and $498, respectively.