Companies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, and others have made home sharing a go-to way for savvy travelers seeking to enjoy a more personal experience. For the homeowners, home sharing can be a fantastic way to generate some income from unused properties or rooms. Before you decide to rent your home, it is important to determine if you have the proper insurance coverage in place, or if additional coverage may be needed. You are, after all, inviting complete strangers to temporarily live in your house. Accidents do happen. Bad renters could entangle you in extensive damage repairs or worse,

There are no two insurance policies that are the same. A rental property Insurance policy is very important for landlords and property owners to have because it can provide an ample amount of protection when you need it most. Understanding Rental Property Insurance and Why It's Different from a Homeowner’s Policy First, it’s important to understand the difference between rental property insurance and homeowners’ insurance. A homeowner’s insurance plan provides protection for the home that you and your family live in or a secondary home that you may stay in for part of the year. Renta

As your business begins to flourish you may see the need to take it to the next level. The simple business structure you started not too long ago has outgrown itself. You need more out of the current structure you have in place. It may be time for an entity change. This can cause you concern because you are unsure of how a change will affect your insurance. First, let us look at the reasons why you would want to make a change. Then we will look at the effects such changes could have on your business.   Reasons Why You Would Want to Change The success of your business is a good th

With over $20 billion in claims over the past 10 years, floods are the most costly natural disaster in the United States. Yet many real estate owners, from businesses to homeowners, often forgo the purchase of flood insurance when not required to by their mortgage company. Unless you live in a flood-prone area, the thought of your property flooding may not be top of mind. Unlike fires which can occur anywhere, or large storms such as hurricanes or blizzards, floods tend to take property owners by surprise. Flooding can be caused by a number of circumstances. In some instance, the primary

Practically every business depends on equipment to keep their operations running and revenues flowing. Equipment breakdown coverage insures all kinds of equipment types. Most common breakdown exposures include air conditioning systems, elevators, point of sale equipment, and more. Coverage can also be purchased for more complex machinery such green energy and telecommunications equipment to generators and even robots. In today’s digital world, equipment breakdowns are more common and have a higher risk. Equipment now contains fragile and delicate computer components which can easily get d