Homeowner’s Insurance

 

Protect Your Personal Property Like A Super bowl Champ

This February, many New Englanders received expensive rings. Some rings were the result of an engagement, while others were of the championship football team variety. When acquiring expensive jewelry or other items, consider whether you need to add additional coverage to your homeowner’s insurance policy. A standard homeowner’s policy limits coverage on unscheduled jewelry to […]

Moving Woes: Protecting Your Home, Wherever it Goes

Moving is stressful. This is true whether you are moving your college student into their dorm room, or moving your whole family to a new home. Don’t increase your stress by leaving the care of your possession to chance. Here are some things you should know about your belongings during the moving process, and your […]

Protect your greatest asset, Your Home!

For many people their home is their greatest asset, and it is crucial to have the proper protection in place. New England recently dodged a bullet as we held our breath to see if Hurricane Matthew would be hitting us or blowing out to sea. Similarly we have experienced ice dams in the last couple […]

Attractive Nuisances: What They Are & Why You Need to Be Aware of Them this Summer.

  Spring weather is finally here to stay, which means more time spent outside enjoying the nice weather. Many homeowners aren’t familiar with the phrase “attractive nuisance”, but before you bring out all of your yard toys and start prepping to open your pool you should be. Here are a few things you need to […]

Solar Panels and Your Home Insurance Policy

      Considering going solar or already installed them? You are not alone. Did you know that Massachusetts is one of the top solar installation states in America? There are many pros and cons to using solar in your home, and deciding what works best for you is a personal choice, but if you […]

Home Maintenance Tips to get your House Ready for Spring

  It seems like winter may have gone easy on us this year, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t do damage to our homes and property before it left. Below are some common spring time repairs that could save you hassles on your homeowners insurance Damaged Gutters: We had a few storms this winter where […]

Ice Dams: Preventing a Repeat of Last Year’s Disaster

  If you weren’t living under a rock during last year’s record winter you probably heard about ice dams. Even if your home didn’t have them, chances are you knew someone who did. They were everywhere. Insurance companies and insureds were dealing with the water damage left in their wake long after the last of […]

All About The Studs: Navigating the Personal Condo Policy

    Condos and Townhouses are the conundrum of the housing world. They are individually owed, so they aren’t apartments, but they are different from free standing homes as well. Condos and townhouses come in all shaped and sizes. Similarly, Condo insurance policies can vary from community to community because they are written around the […]

Worry Free Vacations: Easy Ways to Protect Your Home While You are Away

    Vacations are the best, aren’t they? Time off from work to enjoy with family and friends, possibly in a tropical location. We count down the weeks, then days until our vacation but we rarely get excited about leaving our home alone while we are gone. Here are some age old, and some new, […]

Invasion of the … Plants?! Invasive Plants to Avoid Planting this Spring

      Spring is here, and with it comes weekends full of outdoor activities, gardening, sports and cookouts with friends and family. If you are like me, after a winter like this one, you’ve been eager to get outside and enjoy your freshly emerging yard. My husband and I purchased our house last spring, […]