Thursday, October 5, 2017
Does a Homeowners Insurance Policy Cover a Second Home?
As Irma approached, we all talked with friends and/or family
who were affected by the storm. I was surprised to learn of 3 close
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
We discussed last month the potential that exists for a variety of
new home security vulnerabilities and concerns with the increase in
Smart Home Automation. Thankfully, Pekin Insurance has found the...
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Millennials are finally starting to show interest in homeownership.
Weighed down by massive student debt and job struggles, the
generation brutalized by the Great Recession has lacked both the
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Smart home automation technology can offer homeowners peace of
mind, convenience and efficiency, making it possible to automate
systems and equipment ranging from home security to thermostats.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
To imagine your future in a home, it helps to know about its past.
Travelers teamed up with BuildFax™ to help open the door to
permitted updates and repairs that have been done on your
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance. When we look for
coverage to extend for a student away at school the first question
is: Is the student a member of the household? Home and Auto
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Why You May Want More Personal Property Coverage Imagine you
took the roof off your house, turned the whole thing upside down
and started shaking. Everything that hit the dirt is what your
Monday, April 3, 2017
Know What You Own Before You Buy Condo Insurance Coverage A
condominium is different from a house or an apartment - you own
part of a building or a property, but not all of it. Insurance...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Contractors Promise Free Roof Replacements in Storm-Hit Areas One
day following a particularly nasty hailstorm, you receive a knock
on your front door. It’s roofing contractors, and they can...
Friday, March 17, 2017
5 Things to Know About Hail Damage and Insurance Coverage Leaky
roofs. Dinged-up paint jobs. Busted windows. Hailstorms cause
extensive property damage throughout the U.S. each year, especially
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of people everywhere
rejoicing that summer is almost here. While warmer weather may
bring joy to millions in the area, Mother Nature may have other
plans - RAIN! ...
Monday, March 13, 2017
New Pet? Here’s Why You Should Let Us Know Your new best
friend finally arrived home from the local animal shelter, and he’s
taking in his new surroundings, appreciating the softness of his
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Your Great Aunt Marge has always known how much you admire her
antique silverware set - so during an extensive remodel of her
home, she gifts it to you. Now you couldn’t imagine your dining
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
In the wake of events that occurred at Marist High School
late last year, I wanted to review Personal Injury Insurance.
It is widely thought that a homeowner's insurance policy covers
Thursday, December 15, 2016
What do you buy for that special someone when you can't think of
anything else? With increasing frequency these days, the answer is
a gift card. The National Retail Federation has reported...
Friday, December 2, 2016
Guaranteed Replacement Cost or Extended Dwelling Coverage
Guaranteed Replacement Cost Coverage (or what some companies call
Extended Dwelling Coverage) on your home is an option found in...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
When the matriarch of the Harris family died five years ago,
her home was handed down to her son. He continued to pay the
mortgage and the insurance policy, and the appropriate name changes
Thursday, November 3, 2016
A common claim occurring in the winter months is ice damming and
with a little loss control - the potential of this happening to you
is minimized. This might be a good weekend to clean those...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Dog Owners Are Liable When Their Pets Bite There were over 77
million domestic dogs residing in homes across the United States
between 2015 and 2016. This was a finding in a survey conducted by