Owning a home is one of, if not THE biggest investment you’ll ever make. But the barrage of insurance ads can make it hard to decide what coverages and company are right for you. How do you know?
Today Kim Bechler, West Bend Personal Lines underwriter, shares valuable information about West Bend’s Home and Highway® policy discounts.
Purchasing your home is probably the biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. According to some, July, August, December, and early January are the best months to buy a home because prices are lower, and people are on vacation or enjoying the holiday’s. This means fewer buyers to compete with. While this is a very exciting time in a person’s life, it can also be very stressful. Understanding home insurance can help you protect your largest personal asset.
With summer in full swing, many of us are traveling to our favorite places up north, or are taking road trips to destinations across the U.S. Most of us enjoy our vacations and we don’t experience any problems. Unfortunately, some of us may have a fender bender or run into poor weather while traveling.
I'm not talking about a rain umbrella, but a personal umbrella for liability protection. While you may think an umbrella liability policy is necessary only to protect assets, you don't have to be a millionaire to be sued like one!
In just a few weeks, on Valentine’s Day, that phrase will be heard far and wide. Just imagine her excitement when you give her the diamond ring she’s been longing for. Or what about his reaction when he sees that new ATV parked in the garage? But before you spring that expensive Valentine’s Day surprise on your loved one, be sure you talk to your independent insurance agent to make sure it’s properly protected.
Like many of you, I’ve been watching the TV coverage of Hurricane Sandy. My family and I not only felt empathy for the people on the East Coast, we also had questions about all the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. My ten-year-old daughter was concerned about the hurricane itself. Her questions to me were:
1. Is the hurricane going to wreck our house?
2. Will all the water come to West Bend?