News — home burglaries
How to be Prepared for a Home Invasion or Robbery
In a world where more than 2 million home invasions are reported every single year in the United States (with more open invasions reported year after year at a steady climb on top of that), it is of the utmost importance that you are doing everything in your power to protect your home and your loved ones.
Thankfully, there are a lot of different things that you’re going to be able to do to improve the overall security of your home without having to break your bank account or deal with too much headache or hassle along the way.
Forcible Entry May Be Required by Insurance Policy
According to research and statistics, a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds. This is one of the reasons why many homeowners buy their own homeowners insurance policy while the people who rent their houses purchase their own renters insurance policy in order to avoid expenses and damages caused by unexpected circumstances in their houses such as theft or burglary.
However, there is usually a written part in a renters insurance policy that states how a theft or burglary that does not involve a forcible entry will not be covered by the insurance company.
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The Average Loss per Burglary is $2230
Home burglaries are all too common these days. If you’re wondering just how high the odds of a home burglary really are, you’ve definitely come to the right place. We’ve compiled some important and accurate statistics which will help you to gain a deeper understanding of the odds. Our statistics are based on 2012 information which is derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The first important statistic details the frequency of burglaries in the USA. Based on 2012 figures, one in thirty-six homes will be robbed during the year. This equates to a monetary loss of $2230 per person....
A Burglary Occurs Every 15 Seconds
As startling as it may seem, a burglary occurs every 15 seconds! This scary statistic comes direct from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and it’s something that every homeowner should be aware of. If you’re looking for ways to minimize the risk, you’ll appreciate our helpful quick guide.
We’ve compiled a list of home security tips, all of which will help to protect you. While there really isn’t any way to eliminate the risk entirely, paying more attention to home security will help a lot.
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2,000,000 Home Burglaries are Reported Each Year in the United States
2,000,000 home burglaries are reported each year in the United States. If you’re interested in avoiding becoming a victim, understanding just how common these sorts of burglaries are will be an important first step.
Most people who do understand the frequency of home burglaries take steps to lower the risk. They do this by making their homes less appealing to thieves. For example, installing a security system and then posting a sign or sticker which shows that you are protected will help a lot.
While some people post stickers and don’t have security systems, it’s obviously better to have a...