Tips for Holiday Home Safety

By |December 8th, 2016|

The holidays invite all sorts of fun activity, from lighting candles to hanging fresh greens and stringing lights. Here’s some tips on how to keep your house and family safe from fire and injury:

1. Merry and Bright: Carefully inspect holiday light strings each year and discard any with frayed cords, cracked lamp holders, or loose […]

Why Do So Few California Homeowners Have Earthquake Insurance?

By |November 5th, 2014|

, NBC News

Twenty-five years ago an earthquake in California’s Bay Area stopped the World Series, killed 63 people, collapsed freeways and caused billions in damages. But according to a new report, on the 25th anniversary of the Oct. 17, 1989,

Commercial insurance rates stable in third quarter: CIAB

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Average rates for commercial property/casualty insurance barely moved in the third quarter of 2014, the quarterly pricing survey released by the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers finds.

The Council’s Commercial P/C Market Index Survey released Wednesday found that average rates for all accounts increased 0.1% in the third quarter, compared with a 0.5% decrease in […]

Tom Kelly: Renters put themselves at risk by ignoring property insurance

By |October 19th, 2014|

Homeowners are not the only people hit by unexpected losses. People renting homes and apartments also have their worldly possessions wiped out by fire, flood or theft. Victims say the real pain, more tender than the actual disaster, is not being able to replace those possessions.

While nearly all homeowners carry some sort of insurance coverage, most […]