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Category: Homeowners Insurance

Do I Need Different Insurance for a Vacation Home?

If you have the good fortune to own a vacation home, it is important to protect your investment. You may need a separate insurance policy to cover your second home. Vacation home insurance can help protect that property against a range of perils. Why Do I Need Separate Insurance for a Second Home? For a second home you don’t live in full time, you will...

If A Contractor Damages My Home, Whose Insurance Covers It?

Homeowners insurance is designed to provide you with financial protection from loss due to theft, disasters, and accidents. But what happens if a contractor causes damage to your home? In this case, your homeowners insurance may help cover the cost of repairs, but will likely seek reimbursement through the contractor’s general liability insurance.  Damage to Your Home From an Accident Caused by a Contractor Although...

Preparing Your Home For The New Year

With all the holiday activities coming to an end, the New Year is a great time to give your home a fresh start. These tips can help you get your home clean, organized, and prepared for the winter months ahead. Clear Out the Clutter Christmas decorations, wrapping paper, and odds and ends that accumulate over the holidays and throughout the year can add to the...

Can I Cancel my Auto and Home Insurance in NC?

We get asked a lot, can I cancel my car or home insurance before the policy is over? The answer is YES! Many people think that they are locked into the policy term for their car insurance and home insurance. In North Carolina you may change your insurance company any time you wish. Is there a fee to cancel my insurance? Maybe. Some insurance companies...

Avoid Common Home Accidents During The Holiday Season

From late November to mid-January, the holidays bring good cheer and gatherings with friends and family. They are also a season when home accidents frequently occur. The following are some common holiday-related accidents, along with tips to help keep your family safe at home over the holiday season. Decorating Fall Accidents You may be surprised to learn how many people are injured while decorating their...