6 Things Home Insurance Companies Don’t Like and May Not Cover

Home insurance can cover you if there is an accident, but preparing for an accident can help you avoid one completely.  There are 6 things home insurance companies don’t like and may not cover. Keeping your house a safe environment will save you … [Read more...]

Ways To Minimize Home Insurance Claims In Massachusetts

A home is a place where you feel secure, where you protect who and what you love most.  Taking steps to maintain your home’s safety can also help you minimize home insurance claims and thereby save you money. Especially here in New England, where the … [Read more...]

Things to Know before Buying a Home with a Pool

For many home buyers, the presence of a pool can create a bit of a dillemna. For some, it's a great added feature, while for others, it can be a burden. Where you fall into this range will depend on your lifestyle and your knowledge of pools. Here … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Homeowners Insurance Binders

Before you purchase a home or refinance a mortgage, you may be asked for an insurance binder. What is an insurance binder? What does it include? And why do you need it? Here's a quick overview of Massachusetts homeowners insurance binders. What Is a … [Read more...]

Home Values Used to Calculate Insurance Premiums

Massachusetts homeowners insurance premiums are calculated based on a variety of factors. Some have to do with the home itself and others with you as a homeowners. One of the most important factors is the value of the home, but this is not based on … [Read more...]

How to Inventory Your Property for Insurance Purposes

If you have a homeowner's insurance or renter's insurance policy, it covers a certain amount of personal property. If your property is damaged or stolen, what documentation do you have of those belongings? It's important to inventory your property … [Read more...]

Ways to Protect Against Freezing Pipes in Your MA Home

Freezing pipes can create a major headache. If left unnoticed for even a short period of time, large amounts of water can leak in your home and cause extensive damage to ceilings, floors, walls, structural components, and electrical systems. With … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Before Buying a Home

Your credit score is extremely important when it comes to buying and insuring your home. It affects your rates and your ability to get approved. If you're planning to buy a home this coming Spring or Summer, start planning for it now. It can take … [Read more...]

Holiday Food Safety Tips

Yay, the holidays are here. It's a great time to get together with family and friends over food and drinks,... lots of it. Sometimes the leftovers are just as good as the original meal. Remember these holiday food safety tips to ensure that those … [Read more...]

Are Solar Panels Covered by MA Homeowner’s Insurance?

If you're a homeowner, you've likely received many calls from solar companies. There's still a big push these days for homes to go solar. If you decide to go solar, an important question to ask is "Are solar panels covered by MA homeowner's … [Read more...]