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Pandemic put spotlight on virtual home inspections

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virtual-home-inspection

When you buy home insurance, the amount of coverage you purchase should be the amount that it would cost to rebuild the home. Insurers have generally used home inspections to help determine home value. But since the pandemic hit, travel restrictions prevented on-site home visits.

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Pandemic put spotlight on virtual home inspections

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virtual-home-inspection

When you buy home insurance, the amount of coverage you purchase should be the amount that it would cost to rebuild the home. Insurers have generally used home inspections to help determine home value. But since the pandemic hit, travel restrictions prevented on-site home visits.

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What’s included in a homeowner policy?

By agent, claim, Consumer Tips, coverage, earthquake, expenses, firearms, flood, high-value, homeowner, house, independent, Insurance, inventory, jewelry, liability, living, loss, Personal Insurance, policy, property, protect, schedule, service, structures, umbrella, value, water backup, wine
homeowner-coverage

Homeowner insurance is much more than just coverage for your home and other structures. As a consumer, you need to know what your policy covers and protect yourself with enough coverage.

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7 reasons why single people need life insurance

By accumulate, agent, business, cash value, coverage, custom, depend, dependents, designed, expenses, family, final, independent, individual, Insurance, legacy, life, Life Insurance, married, money, options, premium, program, responsibilities, school, single
single-people-life-insurance

Many believe life insurance isn’t a necessity while they’re single, but nothing could be further from the truth. Life insurance is for anyone, and it is useful in many more situations than just providing a cushion for a spouse in the face of suddenly lost income.

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How an independent agent stands out

By agent, assets, brick and mortar, businesses, buying, captive, carrier, carriers, companies, company, compare, Consumer Tips, coverage, direct, expenses, gaps, independent, individuals, Insurance, needs, online, personal, Personal Insurance, plan, policyholders, products, selling
independent-agent

If you’re not in the industry, you may have many questions when purchasing insurance. Insurance companies have different structures and use different types of sales agents. Understanding your options can help you decide which is right for you.

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Back to school: Some things don’t change

By after school, agent, back-to-school, bus, car, class, classroom, college, Consumer Tips, coverage, crosswalk, driver, homeowner, independent, Insurance, inventory, motorist, Pandemic, Personal Insurance, play, prevent, protect, safety, school, school bus, student, traffic
back-to-school

Continued effects of the coronavirus pandemic seem to assure that this will be a back-to-school season like no other. While every community and school district is likely to have its own protocols to cope with the threat of COVID-19, other experiences are universal and unchanging. Review our blog posts from prior years for safety and insurance tips that are especially important as school resumes.

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Entrust storm repairs to honest contractors

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house-underinsured

When businesses and homeowners are desperate for help to repair and rebuild after a disaster such as a hurricane, tornado or wildfire, they seek assistance from anyone who will offer help. Unfortunately, there are scammers who prey on those emotions and take advantage of good people in their darkest hour.

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The Three Little Pigs and the price of a stick house

By 2020, 2021, 2022, agent, cost, coverage, COVID, craftspeople, damage, expense, Home Construction, house, increasing, independent, Insurance, labor, loss, lumber, Pandemic, prices, rebuild, reconstruct, reconstruction, rising, shortage, skilled, stick, Three Little Pigs, Valuation
lumber-yard

Growing up, I loved reading the tale of “The Three Little Pigs,” never thinking much of how the story could ever relate to my adult life. As an occupational hazard, I often think now of the second little pig: “How is he going to rebuild his house of sticks that the wolf blew down?”

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Professional liability coverage options for dentists

By agent, Business Insurance, Chicago Dental Society, claims-made, conditions, consistent, coverage, dentist, exclusions, form, independent, Insurance, liability, limits, medical, occurrence, premium, prevent, procedures, professional, protect, risk, scenario, terms
ducks-in-a-row

The July-August 2020 edition of CDS Review, a publication of the Chicago Dental Society, features an article by Mike Terrell, national program director for Cincinnati’s dentist, veterinarian and optometrist programs. His article describes the differences between occurrence and claims-made insurance coverages and the benefits of each type.

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