Recent Articles

  • Fracking_diagram_jpg_800x1000_q100

    Fracking: Friend or Foe For Homeowners?

    In an attempt to help the country become less oil dependent on other countries, an increasing number of homeowners are finding out that they can’t always depend on their homeowners insurance when …

  • earthquakes-300

    Don’t Get Caught With Insufficient Earthquake Coverage

    If you live on the East Coast, an earthquake may not seem any more real to you than the ride at Universal Studios. However, those on the West Coast know just how real they are, and yet somehow, have enough …

  • pestcontrol1

    How Pests Affect Homeowners Insurance Policies

    We’ve all heard the occasional bump and scuttle in the night, but what happens when that noise doesn’t stop and only multiplies? As gross as it might sound, infestations are more common than you may …

  • Is Your Homeowners Insurance Ready for Hurricanes?

    As summer approaches, many of us feel the need to sit back and relax. Time seems to slow down and all you want to do it kick off your shoes and lay by the pool — but don’t get too comfortable because …

  • 10 Attractive Nuisances That Hike Up Home Insurance Rates

    An attractive nuisance  that sounds like an oxymoron, right? It’s actually exactly that, and insurers don’t like them. What are they, where are they, and why are they a nuisance if they’re so attractive …

  • Avoid These 10 Common Remodeling Mistakes

    As the housing market declined, many first-time home buyers snatched up houses with the intention of remodeling. How hard can it be to replace a countertop, right? All those people on HGTV (and TLC, and …

  • 10 Dog Breeds That Drive Up Home Insurance Rates

    We all love our four-legged companions, and the month of April is all about celebrating them as National Pet Month. In fact, the Humane Society claims that roughly 40% of all American have at least one …

  • 10 Things Your Homeowners Insurance Isn’t Covering Enough

    As you get further into spring cleaning (and closer to vacation!) you may start uncovering things you hadn’t seen or thought about in awhile, or as you organize, you may see quite a collection of a …

  • 10 Reasons You Should Review Your Homeowners Insurance

    Sweet, sweet summertime. Most people love it when the days get longer, the temperatures rise, and the smell of barbecue floats through the air. It can seem like a simpler time between the flap of flip …

  • 20011783

    Do You Need Vacant Land Insurance?

    If you’re a homeowner, you probably know that your homeowners insurance doesn’t cover land. That’s often what causes the difference in final replacement cost value insurers calculate versus tax …