Comparing homeowners insurance quotes online has many benefits. Let's start with the obvious, you don't have to spend hours calling every prospective insurer or driving to their local offices to get the information it takes minutes to get online. So you save time, gas, and oh yeah … money.
You can sit in the comfort of your own home and have all the information you need side-by-side on your computer screen. Now you can weed out the companies and policies that are not right for you and focus on the ones that appeal to you the most.
So now what do you do? Compare the finalists. What looks both good and bad about each quote? What questions do you still have? Most sites you can get online quotes from will have service representatives that you can call and discuss the information they gave you, or you can call insurance companies directly. The key is that comparing insurance quotes weeds out the providers and coverage plans that simply won't work for you and allows you to hit the ground running with the remaining ones.