Category: Homeowners



How Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Premium?



Have you heard that your credit score can affect how much you pay for insurance? As a consumer, you probably know everyone has a financial credit score — three of them, in fact — maintained by three major credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. These firms compile information from financial institutions and retailers including […]

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Unique Insurance Considerations for a Historic Home



Many homebuyers dream of owning a piece of history. From charming historic districts to one-of-a-kind architectural gems, over 95,000 properties in the United States qualify for the coveted National Register of Historic Places. Historic homes are often located in sought-after neighborhoods, possess gorgeous design features, and qualify for tax credits. But these homes can be […]

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9 Snowblower Safety Tips for Homeowners



When winter arrives, dumping inches or even feet of white stuff in your neighborhood, a snowblower can be a handy tool. While you still have to go outside and clear your property, a snowblower spares you from the back-straining (and sometimes heart-attack-inducing) labor of shoveling snow. While a snowblower can make quick work of clearing […]

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What Does an Insurance Claims Adjuster Do?



A claims adjuster (also known as an insurance adjuster) investigates and determines how much your insurance company should pay you when you make a claim for damage or losses. A property and casualty adjuster investigates automobile, business and home claims. Claims adjusters may handle property claims involving damage to vehicles or structures, or liability claims […]

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