Buying a home is the biggest and most important purchase that most of us will make in our lifetime. It is important to insure the home properly against losses and accidents that can occur. It is equally important to many of us to get the best coverage at the best price. The following tips are ways to save money and be properly covered. Shop around for the best policy and service at the best price. Just remember,
As the climate changes and the frequency of damaging storms like Sandy and Nemo increases, it is more important than ever to protect your home, business and family with the proper insurance coverage. A New York State Senate Task Force has toured storm damaged neighborhoods on the South Shore of Long Island, The Rockaways, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Hudson Valley. Following each tour, the members held
Everyone knows how dangerous it is to drive while intoxicated. This action puts the drunk driver, any passengers in the car and every other driver and pedestrian in his way at serious risk. Sadly, I am sure we all know someone who has had their life altered by a drunk driving accident. As a society, this issue has been addressed by many different organizations from MADD to the local police forces to our school sys
Hurricane Sandy may be in the past for some lucky people, but a good number of us are still dealing with repairing the damages done by this storm. The insurance companies are working overtime to settle the thousands and thousands of claims resulting from Sandy, but many people are still waiting for their checks. At Berkely Brokerage Corp., we are getting calls every day asking for help. This is one of the advantag
Many insurance policies impose a hurricane deductible which can range from 1 to 5 percent of the policy value. So, if your home is worth $500,000, a 5 percent hurricane deductible would amount to $25,000. Fortunately, officials in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are fighting this with the insurance companies.