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Category: Home Insurance

Replacement Cost Coverage

Most homeowners and businesses buy insurance to cover the repair/replacement of loss of damaged property. Generally speaking, insurance companies do a good job of managing claims and helping the owners get their property back to a pre-loss condition. One important part of the insurance process is to understand the difference between Replacement Cost (RC) and Actual Cash Value (ACV) coverage.  Let’s start with definitions of...

Proven Ways To Build Strong Insurance Relationships

The partnership between an insurance agent, an insurer, and a client is one of the most important in the industry. Carriers and the underwriters create policies and take on risks for insureds, whereas brokers assist their clients in finding the best insurance policies and carriers for their needs. The independent agent and broker are the industry's backbone. They are the primary channel of distribution for...

The Importance of an Annual Insurance Review

It is critical that every homeowner or business undertakes an annual insurance review. Regular reviews are equally essential to ensuring that your policy continues to be a good fit for your coverage needs and budget. In a single year, a lot can happen that can have a significant impact on your insurance costs, coverage options, and limitations, among other things. Among these are the following:...

Are You Looking For Better Personal Insurance?

When it comes to shopping for a home, motorcycle, RV, or auto insurance, you have a variety of choices. You can call the number advertised on television or shop at a local big-named brand, but you will only have one option. Independent insurance agents represent a variety of insurance companies, not just one, as most others advertised on television do. Significant advantages exist for shopping with...

Crazy Things Home Insurance Usually Covers

You may believe that home insurance is only useful in the event of a natural disaster. If your home is damaged by a fire, hurricane, or flood, your insurance should cover the costs. However, whether there is a natural disaster or not, there are many times when you can use your home insurance coverage. We wanted to share a few unusual claim scenarios that are...