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Compare American Home Shield vs. Old Republic Home Warranties

What’s the difference between American Home Shield Home Warranty and Old Republic Home Warranty? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: November 17, 2017
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American Home Shield
9.7 / 10 - Excellent
#1 in Home Warranties
Old Republic Home Warranty
7.2 / 10 - Very good
#10 in Home Warranties
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Key Facts

  • Far and away the trusted industry leader
  • They have paid out over $1.8 billion in claims in the past 5 years
  • Nationwide network of more than 13,000 contractors
  • More than 1.6 million customers
  • Best reputation in home warranty industry
  • Available for multi-unit properties
  • Great coverage
  • No home inspection required

ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings

9.7 / 10 - Excellent
10/10
Coverage
10/10
Reputation
10/10
Contract & Price
9/10
Claims & Service
7.2 / 10 - Very good
7/10
Coverage
7/10
Reputation
8/10
Contract & Price
7/10
Claims & Service

Customer Reviews

 (2454)
5.0 / 10 - Average
30%
5 stars
8%
4 stars
7%
3 stars
10%
2 stars
45%
1 stars
 (69)
2.2 / 10 - Poor
3%
5 stars
3%
4 stars
1%
3 stars
14%
2 stars
78%
1 stars

Final Verdict

American Home Shield Home Warranty has a higher overall rating than Old Republic Home Warranty. American Home Shield scores better than Old Republic across: Coverage, Reputation, Contract & Price, Claims & Service, Contractor Network, and Customer Base.


Latest Reviews

Linda C
, Wisconsin
11/14/2017
American Home Shield Home Warranty review
I want to know why are you all charging me $60.88 a month when it says starting annual premium price is $249.00. At $60.88 a month for 12 months is $730.56 a year. This is Billy Jackson wife and our contract # is 206493362. Email address is Ljac5073205@aol.com., address 1941 FM 935 Lott, Texas 76656.


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John G
Memphis, Tennessee
10/2/2017
American Home Shield Home Warranty review
I recently had inside plumbing problems, I contacted AHS and in a very shot while I was contacted by a local plumber and an appointment was set up. The problem was corrected in timely manner. I'm greatly pleased with AHS, and will recommend this company to any body.


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Dean M
8/13/2017
Old Republic Home Warranty review
Old Republic has always taken care of my issues with my home. I had switched to American Home shield and found there plumbing contractor was a crook. I stop using AHS. I think they are lousy.


MA M
4/25/2017
Old Republic Home Warranty review
I've had old republic for two years since I bought the house. The first year I had two service calls they came in a timely fashion and fix them. The second year they charge me $190 more for a renewal . My Air conditioner was not working and it took them three different service man to fix it over a four-month period. And my subzero icemaker was not working in June and it took them four different service men over a 7 months to send somebody out to try and fix it. Each time they came they charge me a service charge . Now without notice they tell me we are unable to renew your home warranty plan at this time. Good because The repair people were terrible and I was going to look for somebody else! Terrible home warranty company !


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P S
Clover, South Carolina
12/21/2016
Old Republic Home Warranty review
My heating system had been running constantly for several days, I submitted a new request online last night. This morning, received a call and informed that a technician would be calling to arrive this afternoon. He did, fixed the problem! 4 Stars so they don't get overly confident!


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Mark
Houston, Texas
11/15/2016
Old Republic Home Warranty review
I am not sure why everyone is giving Old Republic Home Warranty such bad reviews. I have been using them for 8 years now and could not be more pleased with the service they provide. The contractors have been great as well.


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Ersie R
Knoxville, Tennessee
2/29/2016
American Home Shield Home Warranty review
Our hot water heater leaked and the contractor responded quickly and repaired the problem. He also recommended the Dry Wall Service that we would need to dry the walls surrounding the water heater. We were pleased with the time it took to restore everything to normal. The contractors were very polite, efficient and punctual. They did a marvelous job of cleaning up when they were finished.


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Nahun H
Eatontown, New Jersey
2/18/2016
American Home Shield Home Warranty review
It was 20degres,was very cold my heather fan went out,I call Home shield,in 20min.i receive a call from a vendor in less of 2 Hrs.a Tech show up,he adjust the Fan to work until he pick up the new part,he return the next day first thing in the morning,and install the New a Fan,the Tech was very resourful,he was well,presented,left the area very clean on both times he work on my Unit.imwas very please,with the customer service,they understud my problem and act very fast,looking for a Contractor that was available .