Auto Insurance Review: Homesite

Homesite Insurance is not going to be a good option for those who like a hands-on, tech-friendly insurance option. However, Homesite’s wide availability does make it especially well-suited to those who move a lot.

By    |  
quality verifiedQuality Verified
quality verifiedQuality Verified

Compare Auto Insurance Rates

Insurance Rates

Ensure you're getting the best rate for your auto insurance. Compare quotes from the top insurance companies.

By    |  
quality verifiedQuality Verified
quality verifiedQuality Verified
  1. Home
  2. Auto Insurance Review - Homesite
iconribbonScore73

5/5

satisfaction

1/5

discounts

4/5

stability


pros

This is an iconWidely available
This is an iconSolid financial standing as a company

cons

This is an iconUnknown discount options
This is an iconBare-bones customer support features
This is an iconNegative reviews on the BBB site

Homesite Insurance is a national insurance provider that offers a solid array of insurance products to customers, including home, life, flood, commercial and auto insurance. That said, some of the specifics of those offerings are unknown as they don’t publicly provide those details. So it will be difficult to gauge if it’s the best option for you unless you get a quote from the company and use that to compare it to other options. But in general, Homesite Insurance may work for people who are looking for a company that can meet different types of insurance needs and who prefer a no-frills experience.

How Does Homesite Auto Insurance Rate?

Homesite Insurance has been reviewed on its customer service by both the Better Business Bureau and the NAIC, to widely varying effects. But when it comes to the financial stability of the company, AM Best ranks it as stable. So while it may not be the best option for those who are looking for stellar customer service, it may still be a solid option for others.

Customer Satisfaction Rating

The Better Business Bureau gives Homesite Insurance — the group which includes their auto insurance division — an “A+” rating, while customer reviews rank it at just over one star out of five. That’s the average rating, based on 68 entries from Homesite customers, though it’s worth noting that only one of those reviews mentioned a car policy.

Financial Strength

AM Bests rankings look at a company’s financial strength and ability to meet its obligations to customers in the event of a claim. Homesite Insurance’s “A+” rating indicates stability in those areas, though it’s not the same as a warranty.

Insurance Rates

Compare Auto Insurance Rates

Ensure you're getting the best rate for your car insurance. Compare quotes from the top insurance companies.

Homesite Insurance Features

Homesite is available in all 50 states, plus Washington D.C., which is useful to those who want the freedom to move to other states without having to get a new insurer. But its support features and coverage options are somewhat basic when compared to other national insurers.

  • Type of Feature
    Description
  • Online Price Quotes
    You can get a quote for auto insurance on the Homesite Insurance website.
  • Online Bill Pay
    You have the option to file a claim online through your Homesite Insurance account and pay your bills. You can also make policy adjustments in that online portal.

Homesite Auto Coverage

Homesite’s basic coverage options are fairly standard.

  • Type of Coverage
    Description
  • Collision
    Covers damages to your vehicle in the event of an accident.
  • Personal Injury Protection
    Covers lost earnings, medical care costs and child-care costs necessitated by a collision.
  • Liability
    Pays for damages caused to another person’s vehicle or property as well as their injuries.
Insurance Rates

Compare Auto Insurance Rates

Ensure you're getting the best rate for your car insurance. Compare quotes from the top insurance companies.

Optional Insurance Features and Coverage

To help bolster your coverage, Homesite also offers the following coverage options.

  • Type of Option
    Description
  • Rental Reimbursement
    Pays for your rental car while your vehicle is being repaired.
  • Roadside Assistance
    Gives you assistance if your car breaks down.
  • Medical Payments
    Covers medical care for the driver and passenger’s in the event of an accident.

Other Homesite Insurance Products

Homesite offers a solid array of other insurance options for customers, which can be useful for those looking to save money by bundling their policies with the same insurer. However, if that’s of interest, it’s still important to research your options thoroughly to make sure you’d actually be saving money compared to going with a cheaper insurer.

  • Type of Product
    Description
  • Homeowners Insurance
    Protection against property damage and theft, as well as loss of use and medical payments to others, for homeowners.
  • Condo Insurance
    Covers personal property, liability, medical payments to others as well as mold protection for renters or condo owners.
  • Flood Insurance
    Coverage for water damage which may extend to both the building and contents within.
  • Life Insurance
    Protection, for a given amount of time, in the event of the policyholder’s death.
  • Business Insurance
    Protects businesses from unexpected financial losses.

How to Make a Car Insurance Claim With Homesite

To make a claim, you would either call them and follow the prompts to get to the claims menu, or you could file a claim online via your Homesite account.

Contact Homesite Car Insurance

Methodology and Assumptions

To evaluate and review auto insurance companies, MoneyGeek carefully weighs factors such as price, financial strength, policy features, customer satisfaction, service and other leading indicators. MoneyGeek also references publicly available data from industry leaders such as J.D. Power, AM Best and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the Better Business Bureau. Learn more about MoneyGeek’s review methodology here.

About the Author


expert-profile

Devon Delfino is an independent journalist based in the Pacific Northwest. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Boston University. Her personal-finance reporting has been featured in publications such as the L.A. Times, Teen Vogue, Mashable, MarketWatch, CNBC and USA Today, among others.


sources