Should I Buy Flood Protection Insurance Separate from My Homeowners Policy?

July 29, 2016

“If you are putting together comprehensive insurance protection for your home, it is incomplete without coverage specific to the peril of flood.” Alison Schmidt, Vice President of Personal Insurance, is showcased in the April/May 2016 issue of Worth Magazine. To continue reading the article, click the link below: Should I buy flood protection insurance separate from my homeowners
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When is flood insurance a requirement by law?

June 5, 2015

Many homeowners who live near coasts are aware that their homeowner’s insurance policy does not include flood insurance, but the overwhelming majority only purchase flood insurance when it is mandated by law. It is important to know when purchasing flood insurance is a must and the advantages of having a policy even when you are
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Hurricane Season – Montauk Life Article

September 26, 2014

Tim Brenneman was recently interviewed by Montauk Life magazine for a story on storm preparedness.  The article can be accessed by following the attached link.  The topic is near and dear to us and a common one this time of year – the heart of hurricane season.   Our message is simple: insurance for your home
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Hurricane Season

June 5, 2014

The concept of history is relative.  In this county we celebrate and recognize history dating back 300 some years.  In Europe and other parts of the world, 300 year old events are considered almost modern.This lesson was driven home to me a number of years ago when dealing with a broker from Lloyds of London. 
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Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

February 4, 2014

“The moral hazard of subsidizing risk is, we’re going to rebuild right where we were, just the way it was, and we’re going to get wiped out.” – Craig Fugate, FEMA administrator With over 2,000 flood policies in force, Cook Maran is one of the nation’s largest providers of flood insurance.  Strong advocates for this
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Water Damage

January 25, 2014

Water damage is one of the leading causes of homeowner claims in the U.S. According to AIG Private Client Group, water damage is the driving factor behind more 40% of the company’s homeowner claims. They have produced a brief review of the 5 leading causes for water damage and some suggestions for loss prevention and
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