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Not All Homeowner Insurance Policies Are Equal

By cash out settlement, coverage choices, coverages, deductible, dwelling coverage, Home, homeowners, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, independent agent, Insurance, insurance quote, perils, Personal

As I’ve mentioned before in previous blogs, I find it sad that personal insurance has gotten commoditized to the point where many consumers buy based upon funny commercials and/or cheapest price. However, it’s a battle that agents face every day…

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Utility Line Protection – A Hidden (or Buried) Treasure?

By Claims, corrosion, coverage, decay, deterioration, drainage system, endorsement, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, perils, Personal, rust, sewer lines, underground piping, utility line, wear and tear

Our office had a couple of interesting conversations regarding digging up yards recently. In one instance, the husband of one of our account managers started to dig up someone’s yard to help them replace sewer lines. To his surprise, when…

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Medical Payments – The Forgotten Homeowner Insurance Coverage

By bodily injury, Central, Claims, comprehensive protection, coverage, coverage limits, exclusion, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, medical payments, Personal, personal liability coverage, protection, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents

There are a few homeowner insurance coverages that almost everybody has but very few think about. Personal liability is one of those coverages and even lower on the totem pole is medical payments coverage. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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De-cluttering and Taking Inventory

By coverage, coverage limits, declutter, donate, Home, home insurance, home inventory, homeowner policy, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Household Inventory, Insurance, insurance policy, Personal, policy limits, spring cleaning

With Groundhog Day coming up this Sunday, what do you think Punxsutawney Phil will see when he emerges from his burrow? I’m hoping it’s cloudy and he doesn’t see his shadow, so SPRING can arrive early this year! Spring is…

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Should I Clear the Snow from my Sidewalk?

By Claims, Home, homeowners, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, liability coverage, liability insurance, Personal, personal property, Prevention, property, property coverage, rental properties, renter's policy, renters insurance, risk, Risk Management, snow, snow and ice, snow removal, Weather

Winter is here and so is the age-old question: should I clear the snow from my sidewalk? To be completely honest, I had to do a little research on this, as I have been told “yes” as many times as…

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Pets and Homeowner Insurance Policies

By animals, dangerous dog breed, dog bite, dog breed, dog owners, Home, home insurance, homeowners, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, liability claims, liability coverage, liability insurance, Personal, Personal Insurance, personal liability coverage, pet, property coverage

My family recently added a new member in the form of a two-month-old kitten, and as part of the adoption process, we were provided with a month’s worth of free pet insurance from the shelter. While that was a nice…

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Don’t “Buck” You’re Exposure! Hunter’s should read!

By Accidents, ATV, deer, deer hunting, exposure, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Household Inventory, hunting, hunting season, Insurance, Liability, liability coverage, liability limits, Personal, Personal Umbrella, personal umbrella policy, Prevention, Umbrella

FALL! My most favorite time of the year…Friday night lights, college football, local festivals, and of course, hunting season! There’s that magical feeling floating in the air this time of year, whether it’s the itch to get out into the…

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