Make January Your Month to Review Your Homeonwers Coverage

TweetOne of the biggest mistakes consumers make with their homeowners insurance policies is the failure to conduct an annual review of the contents of the residence. This is especially important in January after the Christmas gift-giving season. If expensive new … Continue reading

“Snowtober” Teaches New Englanders Hard Insurance Lessons

TweetThe October snowstorm that fell from Maine to West Virginia on October 29 brought the added burden of downed trees and broken branches to a region already recovering from Hurricane Irene in August. The total damage from the storm, according … Continue reading

Demand for Flood Insurance Spikes on Eastern Seaboard

TweetIn the aftermath of Hurricane’s Irene and Lee, residents in states along the eastern seaboard are seeking flood insurance in droves. Inquiries and applications for the coverage are up 30 percent over a year ago. What many of these would-be … Continue reading

Satisfaction with Homeowners Insurance Remains Flat

TweetOne of the most important factors for any successful business is to ensure customer satisfaction. As with any business, insurance companies need to be able to understand their clients’ needs. With the increasing number of insurance companies competing for customers, … Continue reading

Preventing Homeowner’s Insurance Cancellations and Renewal Refusals

TweetEach year approximately 1 million homeowners insurance policies are cancelled or refused for renewal. For many people, this creates a real conundrum since, by the terms of their mortgage, they must have coverage on their homes. As a consequence of … Continue reading

Saving Money on Homeowners Insurance

TweetFor most people, purchasing a home is one of their most important and biggest life investments. Because it is such a major investment, it is important to protect this valuable asset by purchasing homeowner insurance. Homeowner insurance does not have … Continue reading

Ten Ways to Cut Your Homeowner’s Insurance Premiums

TweetWhen purchasing a home, or if you are a current homeowner, it is essential that you acquire homeowner’s insurance. Homeowner’s insurance is an investment in the protection of your most important and expensive life asset. Purchasing homeowner’s insurance does not … Continue reading

What is a Homeowners Association? (HOA)

TweetToday, homeowners associations can be found in every state across the US. A homeowners’ association (HOA) is a non profit entity that has been created and implemented by a real estate developer in order to manage a development property as … Continue reading

How the Downturn in Real Estate Affects Home Insurance Premiums

TweetMany people assume that the downturn in the real estate markets across the country has caused homeowner’s insurance premiums to decrease significantly. After all, a house that is worth less should cost less to insure, right? In some cases, that’s … Continue reading

Earthquake Insurance The Pros and Cons of Purchasing Earthquake Insurance

TweetPurchasing earthquake insurance in addition to your traditional homeowner’s insurance policy will provide extra peace of mind, especially if you live in an area that has a high probability of seismic activity developing. Traditional homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover “proximate causes” … Continue reading