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Home and Auto Insurance Rates and Climate

 Chicago began 2019 with record-setting cold, and July brought days with a heat index over 100 degrees. In 2020 we have seen Death Valley hitting 130 degrees, a large "firenado" in California, an increase in the number of tropical storms, record loss of ice sheets, and rising sea levels. All across the world we are witnessing an increase in extreme weather, and insurance companies recogn...
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Covid 19 Notice

Update: As of 03/21/20 Gov. J.B. Pritzker issues order requiring residents ‘shelter in place’Urban Insurance will continue to serve our customers throughout this temporary order. We will be fully staffed and will have the ability to provide all functions necessary. Our customers will be able to look up their accounts, and make payments via our website. We will all be available via email, and ...
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Save on Car Insurance

Close your eyes, think hard about a gift you would be excited to receive. Now open your eyes- raise your hands if your fantasy present was auto insurance. I understand, there are things you want to buy, and things you need to buy; which makes an even greater reason to save on car insurance.1. Check your options: The rate on car insurance can vary greatly from company to company, and the one th...
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Chicago EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

... EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT THURSDAY TO 7PM CDT SATURDAY...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an ExcessiveHeat Warning, which is in effect from noon CDT Thursday to 7 PMCDT Saturday.* HIGH TEMPERATURES...Peaking well into the 90s each day, withFriday and Saturday potentially in the upper 90s to near 100.* MAXIMUM HEAT INDICES...Peaking 104...
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Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto ShowI have missed the Chicago Auto Show only a handful of years since my parents first brought me at the age of seven. I in turn have taken my son at least 18 of his 23 years. The auto show is one of those events that lends itself to family traditions. As I walked the floor, it was heartwarming to see the large number of parents doing their best to keep up with children, excitingl...
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Chicago Wind chill at dangerously low levels

Urban Insurance Agency will have limited hours and staff on Wednesday, 01/30/2019.Chicago will see Wind chill temperatures reach such dangerously low levels that simple everyday tasks hold the potential to lead to life-threatening situations. It is vital to realize, that with such extreme conditions, frostbite injuries can occur in less than 10 minutes. While any exposed skin is particularly pro...
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Insurance payments during Government Shutdown

America has now entered into the longest Government Shutdown in our history. With over 800,00 government workers not receiving paychecks, most with families, that sudden loss of income will effect millions of Americans. At Urban Insurance Agency we will do our best to work with our customers who are federal employees, not being paid, by dropping late-charges on Insurance payments during government...
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Driving safely in Snow

Winter has once again hit Chicago, leaving people to dig their cars out after heavy, wet, snow piled up to as much as 10 inches in parts of the Chicago suburbs. This weather causes slick conditions on our roads, and limits visibility; by noon today we already had 11 insureds report accidents, proving the importance of driving safely in snow.When roads are covered with snow and ice it can prese...
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Happy Thanksgiving

Urban Insurance Agency would like to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving.Drive safely, the weather might have a few surprises in store for us all.May your Black Friday shopping be successful. Urban will Close at 3:00pm on Wednesday and then reopen on Friday. We are available online 24/7.For sales and obtaining a quote on Car Insurance Click Here.For sales and informa...
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Merchant Circle Is Proud to list Urban Insurance Agency as a Top Merchant

Merchant Circle Is Proud to list Urban Insurance Agency as a Top Merchant.Urban is a Chicago insurance agency with over 58 years of experience, and an A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau.As a part of the community Urban Insurance Agency understands the insurance laws and requirements of Illinois,and has options to provide the policies you need.Which is why we find that Urban Insurance ...
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