Secure Your Property and Board Up According to your homeowner’s insurance policy, when your home is severely damaged by a fire, windstorm, tornado or other peril, one of the most important duties you’re required to do is to quickly act on emergency...read more
The two terms “vacant” and “unoccupied” might appear to be synonymous, even interchangeable in general conversation, but they are distinctly different when it comes to property insurance coverage. Insurance policies do not often provide clear definitions...read more
It’s that time of year when scores of Northerners plan to escape winter’s icy grip for a winter vacation. If that applies to you, making sure your home is properly prepared and secured before you head south could prevent a catastrophe. Follow these winter...read more
Invoking an Appraisal Clause If you and your insurance company are in a disagreement on the amount of loss or the scope of damages during a claim settlement, and the company refuses to negotiate, you have an option to settle the claim by invoking an...read more
If you’re a property manager, real estate developer, attorney or commercial property owner, dealing with a rental property fire claim can be overwhelming. So can navigating the claims process with your insurance company. But knowing what to do in that...read more
If you’ve experienced a fire at your home, your insurance agent should be among the first people you call after you’re certain everyone in your family is safe. In fact, it’s required in your policy. Here are some tips on how to interact with your insurance...read more
Free Resources & Ebooks
Experts Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Property Insurance Claim
Don’t be confused with the insurance claim process. Understand what steps to take with this guide.
Public Adjuster Secrets
When we talk about working to get your business the best settlement possible, we’re not talking about tricks and gamesmanship.
Field Guide to Navigating a Large Commercial Property Loss
Suffered a large commercial property loss? We’ve created a guide to help you navigate through your claim.
Ultimate Guide to Recovering After a Fire Loss
The claim process may make you feel frustrated. Thinking about your damaged home may leave you with an overwhelming sense of loss.
DIY Guide to Recovering From A Fire
Decisions made and actions taken during the first six months after a fire will largely determine what kind of claim settlement you’ll receive from your insurance company.
Ensure prompt reimbursement for your covered additional living expenses by using our ALE Worksheet, which accurately tracks what you spend over and above normal expenses when a disaster makes your home unfit to live in.
Glossary of Insurance Terms
Reference our Property Insurance Terms Defined online glossary to better understand widely used terms in the insurance industry.
Personal Property Inventory Template
This handy, timesaving tool was created to help you compile a comprehensive list of personal property items and their replacement cost values, saving you time and stress when disaster strikes.