Category: Homeowners Insurance

Avoiding Holiday Disasters: Fire Safety Is Key!

This Thanksgiving, thank goodness that fires are covered in a standard Homeowners Insurance policy, right? Well, if you consider the fact that a Homeowners Insurance claim will only cover rebuilding your home, not its current value, you may decide to

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What Should I Know Before I Buy Homeowners Insurance or Condo Insurance?

Chances are that if you own a home you have Home Insurance or Condo Insurance. Even after people have paid off their mortgages, they often opt to keep their Homeowners Insurance policies active, even though it’s no longer required. Why?

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Halloween Decorations That Make Your Home Safe for Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween means lots of sweet candy, scary thrills and unique costumes. Many people go all out when it comes to decorating their home for trick-or-treaters. While this is a great Halloween tradition, it should be performed with safety in mind.

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My House Got Broken Into – Now What?

It’s terrifying to realize you’ve been robbed. You probably worry that you’re in imminent danger as soon as you find out. In fact, you very well may be. However, in most cases when a home has been robbed, the thief is

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Get Ready for the Great California ShakeOut

It’s the 10th anniversary of the Great California ShakeOut, which takes place this year on October 18th at 10:18 A.M! Everyone is encouraged to participate in this earthquake drill, whether you’re at home, work or school. The main goal of

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Hurricane Florence: What Virginia and Carolina Residents Need to Know

Carolinians should be aware that Hurricane Florence is approaching with wind speeds of 130 mph that will likely exceed 157 mph by Thursday. Towards the end of the week, Florence is expected to strengthen from a Category 4 to a

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After a Hurricane: Safety Precautions and Tips for Rebuilding Your Life

Rebuilding your home after a destructive hurricane is not only expensive but it is emotionally draining. The best hope for the victims of Hurricane Florence is that they are covered with the appropriate Homeowners and Flood Insurance policies. A standard Homeowners

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My House Got Broken Into – Now What?

If you’ve just Googled something like the question above and found us, chances are that you are shaken up because your home has been vandalized or you suspect someone has broken into it. You’re not alone. It’s estimated that 3.7

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Will I Save Money if I Buy a Solar Panel System for My Home?

Solar panels have become more aesthetically pleasing, easy to install and prices have dropped since they first went into production. For many people, there’s no need to buy more insurance on their solar panels either. So, the lingering question remains:

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Can Your Apartment or Home Save You Money in Taxes?

Most homeowners know that they can take certain tax deductions on a home that renters simply can’t. Still, some homeowners are confused about how much they can benefit from owning a home. The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is making

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