Posts made in July, 2018

Homeowners Insurance Summer Vacation Checklist

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Personal Insurance | Comments Off on Homeowners Insurance Summer Vacation Checklist

You’ve checked your auto and travel insurance policies and know you’re covered while on vacation, but what about the home you’ll be leaving behind? Burst pipes, broken appliances, and burglaries are easy potential hazards for those excited about upcoming trips to forget about. Fortunately, they’re easy to prevent, and this checklist can help make such prevention easier. Use these simple tips to keep your property safe while you’re away. Don’t advertise your absence. Nothing says “Nobody’s home!” like a heap of newspapers and unopened mail on the front porch, an unmowed lawn, and social media...

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Home-Sharing Services: Do You or Those Who Rent Your Home Need Insurance Coverage?

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018 in Personal Insurance | Comments Off on Home-Sharing Services: Do You or Those Who Rent Your Home Need Insurance Coverage?

The sharing economy has brought about business model innovations, allowing people to monetize underutilized assets including cars, storage space, gear, and living space by renting them out. While this can create exciting opportunities, it can also present risks — particularly when it comes to home sharing. Having the proper insurance can help reduce those risks. Home sharing In today’s economy, home sharing typically involves short-term rental arrangements in which homeowners provide places for guests through platforms such as Airbnb or HomeAway. It can be a great way for those with...

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