Dreading The Dorms? These 4 Tips Make It Easier to Adjust!
As the Class of 2022 prepares to head into their first semester of college, for many of them this will come with moving out of their childhood home and into the dormitories at their chosen university. While dorm life is a big part of the college experience, it doesn’t come easy for every student. Many young adults […]read more
Is Your Plan Ready to Stand the Test of Time? Keep Your Homeowner’s Policy Up to Date!
In a world of crazy schedules and more than you fair share of things to keep up with, it might feel like insurance policies are a “set it and forget it” deal, but is that actually true? Well, not really. While insurance policies don’t require daily, weekly, or even monthly “maintenance,” they do require some monitoring, […]read more
Is Homeowners Insurance Really Necessary? Yes, and Here’s Why
If you own a home, you are likely all-too-familiar with homeowners insurance. These policies are meant to protect your investment in your home, covering damages and loss in the case of fire, natural disaster, vandalism, theft, and even general wear and tear (within reason) that results in catastrophic damage; think: a pipe bursts in your home’s ceiling and […]read more
What’s Scarier Than Halloween? Realizing Your Homeowners Policy Wasn’t Ready for The Big Night
Halloween is just a handful of days away, and while this fun holiday is celebrated by all ages, we know that the night can come with a fair share of dangers in addition to the delights. Perhaps no one is more aware of these dangers than your friendly neighborhood insurance agent, who nervously eyeballs the […]read more
Hump Day How-To: Filing a Claim with Your Homeowner’s Insurance
We’ve made it to Wednesday, and with it being the first week of school here in Polk County, that’s an accomplishment! We like offering our readers a wide variety of content here on our blog, from informative posts about types of coverage, common issues clients face, and even helpful how-to guides about the insurance industry. […]read more
To Jump or Not to Jump: Trampolines and Your Homeowner’s Insurance
Homeowner’s insurance can have a whole caveat of loopholes, items that require specific coverage, etc., but few bring up more questions than trampolines. We often hear clients asking if a.) their existing trampoline will be covered by their policy if they choose to switch providers or b.) if their coverage will allow for them to […]read more
Did You Know? 3 Interesting (And Important) Facts About Homeowner’s Insurance
Homeowners insurance is a pretty well-known and understood topic among most of us, especially if we’ve already gone through the process of buying and owning a home. You pay your monthly premiums, you get coverage for unexpected events, end of story. However, there are actually many details that go into making up each individual policy, […]read more
My Home Was Burglarized…Now What? Steps to Take After Becoming A Victim and How to Keep It from Happening Again
Having your home burglarized is high on the list of fears that homeowners face. Unfortunately, for many it will be come a reality, and it can be devastating. Not only do you lose your belongings through the theft itself, but you also lose your peace of mind and sense of security in your own home, […]read more
Insurance Has You Covered…Doesn’t It?
The holidays are upon us, and now that Black Friday is over, Cyber Monday has passed, and all stores have gone into full Christmas mode. Shoppers everywhere are checking their list (and checking it twice) to make sure they’ve covered everyone they care about this season. Whether shopping online, or hitting the local mall, Christmas […]read more
Will Your Home Stand the Test of Time? Signs of a Sinkhole on Your Property
Sinkholes are a fear factor for residents throughout the Southeast, specifically in Florida, since our soil composition, close proximity to the water table, and frequent rain make us susceptible to these destructive natural disasters. A sinkhole is just what it sounds like…a hole that develops under the ground and over time gets larger until the […]read more