Is Renters Insurance Drone Surveillance Coming?

Is Renters Insurance Drone Surveillance Coming?

Is Renters Insurance Drone Surveillance Coming?

USAA has made a formal request of the Federal Aviation Administration seeking approval for the use of unmanned drones.  Yes, the kind of drones the military and intelligence organizations use.

What does an insurance company want with high-tech surveillance?  Should you be concerned for your privacy as a result?  This may come down to a question of in whose hands control of the technology rests, and what limitations are placed on its use.

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Tree Destroys Apt In Laurel Renters Insurance Saves Day

Tree Destroys Apt n Laurel Renters Insurance Saves Day

Tree Destroys Apt n Laurel Renters Insurance Saves Day

From Howard County, MD today, we bring you breaking news of the dangers that can unexpectedly displace residents from their apartments, and why Laurel renters insurance is important to protect yourself and your family.  When major storms rolled through the county, one of the things they took out was a tree.  A very, very large tree.

“A dead tree? So what,” you might ask.  That tree took out three floors of a Laurel apartment complex, ultimately coming to rest in the bedroom of a five year old who fortunately was at school at the time. [Read more...]

Why Does My Renters Insurance Cost More Than My Neighbor’s?

Why Does My Renters Insurance Cost More Than My Neighbor's?

Why Does My Renters Insurance Cost More Than My Neighbor’s?

Recently, we received an inquiry from a client who has a Texas renters insurance policy.  The insured’s daughter lived the same apartment complex and maintained the same coverage.

The mother’s policy was 50% more than her daughter’s, and she wanted to know why.  This is an interesting question, especially in light of the fact that insurance premiums often drop as you get somewhat older, because you become less risky than, for example, an average college student.  While we certainly can’t publicly speak to the specifics of their policies, we can run through some common factors that impact the price of renters insurance. [Read more...]