Category: Homeowners Insurance

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. Florence is expected to strengthen from a Category 4 to a Category 5 storm by the end

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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’s emotionally draining. The best hope for victims of a hurricane is that they are covered with the appropriate Homeowners Insurance policy. A standard Homeowners Insurance policy does not cover

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What Do I Do If My House Is Broken Into?

Home security is crucial to your peace of mind. 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

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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, easier to install and more affordable since they first become available. They have also become more popular among homeowners because they are environmentally friendly. Many people who invested in solar panels will also tell

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Can Your Apartment or Home Save You Money in Taxes?

Most homeowners know that they can receive 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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Top 10 Ways to Score Discounts on Your Auto Insurance

Guess what? Your Auto Insurance doesn’t have to be expensive. There are also several discounts you may qualify for depending on your insurance provider. Are you a safe driver, good student or homeowner? If you answered yes to any of those,

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Top 10 Ways to Bring Down Your Auto Insurance Rate in 2018

Many people’s auto insurance rates went up in 2017, with the exception of those who gained just enough experience to lower their new-driver rates, which are always the highest. While many people gripe about greed on the part of insurance companies,

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Holiday Shopping Safety: Keep Your Car & Home Safe from Thieves

Insurance companies see many claims during the holiday shopping season. Items get stolen out of cars or even from beneath your beautiful Christmas tree. Even though it’s the season for giving, it’s unfortunately, also the season for taking. There are a few steps

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Holiday Cooking Stress: How Do I Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

The question really should be, “How do I prevent a kitchen fire?” It’s much easier and less costly to maintain a clean and safe kitchen than it is to replace burnt out appliances or, worse yet, have your home burn

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Earthquake Insurance: What to Do Before an Earthquake Strikes

Some people who live in earthquake-prone areas don’t think about when the next big earthquake is coming. While it does little good to live anxiously expecting the worst to happen, it is a wise idea to look at your Earthquake Insurance

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