Buying Tips and Help Resources
Is Earthquake Insurance Right For You?
Doing the math to find out if buying it is the right financial decision for you.
The Big One and The Big Question: Earthquake Insurance: To Buy or Not to Buy...?
What to consider when weighing the pros and cons of buying earthquake insurance
Earthquake Insurance Shopping Resources
Shopping options for homeowners
Earthquake Insurance for Renters
Shopping options for renters
Earthquake Insurance for Condos
This link is to the CEA's brochure on Earthquake Insurance for Condos/Townhouses
Use the Earthquake Insurance Shopping guide below to compare companies.
Earthquake Insurance Shopping Guide
A tool to compare prices and features of earthquake insurance
Renters Insurance Shopping Guide
A tool for renters to compare prices and features of earthquake insurance
Do You Really Need Disaster Insurance?
Insurers say earthquake coverage recommended
Making the Right Financial Decision re: Earthquake Insurance
CA Earthquake the Next Katrina?
Quake Insurance Rates Come Down
Obsessed to a Fault
California Earthquake Authority (CEA)
Insurers learn to pinpoint risks—and avoid them
Links and Resources
The Institute for Business and Home Safety
Enter your zip code to get general information on the risks in your area
United States Geological Survey
Nationwide Earthquake risk information from the United States Geological Survey
Association of Bay Area Governments
Bay Area specific information on earthquake preparedness and retrofitting (damage prevention in advance)
American Red Cross
Preparedness information for your family, home and workplace
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country
A useful guide to making your home earthquake safe
For information on earthquake claims and damage repair, click here.