May 201829

What Your Homeowners Insurance Policy Covers – And What It Doesn’t

There are three main components to homeowners insurance: 1) Structure, 2) Belongings and 3) Liability. Whether you already own a home or plan to buy one soon, it’s important to know what your policy covers, as well as what it doesn’t cover.

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There are three main components to homeowners insurance: 1) Structure, 2) Belongings and 3) Liability. Whether you already own a home or plan to buy one soon, it’s important to know what your policy covers, as well as what it doesn’t cover.

May 201807

Getting ready to move? Make sure your belongings are protected

Are you and your family relocating? Whether you’re moving locally or across the country, protect yourself and your household goods with moving valuation coverage. From a catastrophic accident to a minor scratch, you can ensure you’re covered.

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Are you and your family relocating? Whether you’re moving locally or across the country, protect yourself and your household goods with moving valuation coverage. From a catastrophic accident to a minor scratch, you can ensure you’re covered.

Apr 201803

Steps to Take After a Disaster Hits

After a natural disaster, people want to pick up the pieces and get their life back to normal as quickly as possible – clean up the mess, repair the damage and move forward. Start by ensuring the health and safety of your family.

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After a natural disaster, people want to pick up the pieces and get their life back to normal as quickly as possible – clean up the mess, repair the damage and move forward. Start by ensuring the health and safety of your family.

Sep 201711

Operating a Business from Home Part 2: Make Sure You Have the Right Insurance

It could happen in a heartbeat – a client slips and falls on your property, a hacker figures out how to steal your customers’ data, or any number of other possible hazards – and suddenly your home-based business could be in real trouble if you don’t have the right insurance.

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It could happen in a heartbeat – a client slips and falls on your property, a hacker figures out how to steal your customers’ data, or any number of other possible hazards – and suddenly your home-based business could be in real trouble if you don’t have the right insurance.

Dec 201623

Long & Foster Insurance Welcomes Vernon Hawkins and Leah Sneed as Regional Managers

Leah Sneed will oversee the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., region, Vernon Hawkins will oversee the Montgomery County and southern Maryland region, and Bryan Baker will move from overseeing the Northern Virginia and D.C. region to the Baltimore region.

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Leah Sneed will oversee the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., region, Vernon Hawkins will oversee the Montgomery County and southern Maryland region, and Bryan Baker will move from overseeing the Northern Virginia and D.C. region to the Baltimore region.

Sep 201626

Six Things You Need to Know About Insuring Your Vacant Home

Whether your home isn’t being lived in because it’s on the market to be sold or rented, you’re taking an extended vacation or moving out temporarily for renovations, you may need to address your homeowners insurance policy.

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Whether your home isn’t being lived in because it’s on the market to be sold or rented, you’re taking an extended vacation or moving out temporarily for renovations, you may need to address your homeowners insurance policy.

Aug 201604

Yes, Your College Student Likely Needs Rental or Dorm Insurance

Parents of students headed to college have a lot to think about and insurance coverage for their belongings can be easily overlooked. It’s important to make sure your student is covered, whether they live on campus or off.

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Parents of students headed to college have a lot to think about and insurance coverage for their belongings can be easily overlooked. It’s important to make sure your student is covered, whether they live on campus or off.

Jul 201621

The Impact of Credit Scores on Insurance Premiums

From an applicant’s credit history, the insurance company will establish their “insurance score” and then compare them to other clients with similar profiles. This helps companies anticipate what claims these clients may make and predict the potential cost of those claims.

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From an applicant’s credit history, the insurance company will establish their “insurance score” and then compare them to other clients with similar profiles. This helps companies anticipate what claims these clients may make and predict the potential cost of those claims.

May 201631

Are you ready for hurricane season?

Get prepared for hurricane season with these tips from Long & Foster Insurance The East Coast is expected to see a relatively average hurricane season in 2016, according to the latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center. In 2015, the Atlantic Coast saw below average hurricane activity, and that means […]

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Get prepared for hurricane season with these tips from Long & Foster Insurance The East Coast is expected to see a relatively average hurricane season in 2016, according to the latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center. In 2015, the Atlantic Coast saw below average hurricane activity, and that means […]

Jul 201529

Long & Foster Insurance Offers Tips for Safeguarding Your Valuables

When floods, fires and other disasters strike, you may have little or no time to protect your valuables, but you can safeguard your treasured belongings from damage or loss by taking a few simple steps today.

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When floods, fires and other disasters strike, you may have little or no time to protect your valuables, but you can safeguard your treasured belongings from damage or loss by taking a few simple steps today.

Jul 201529

Long & Foster Insurance Offers Tips for Safeguarding Your Valuables

When floods, fires and other disasters strike, you may have little or no time to protect your valuables, but you can safeguard your treasured belongings from damage or loss by taking a few simple steps today.

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When floods, fires and other disasters strike, you may have little or no time to protect your valuables, but you can safeguard your treasured belongings from damage or loss by taking a few simple steps today.

Jan 201529

Flood Insurance: Your Property’s Safety Net

Floods are a year-round hazard, even in cold weather, and it’s important to understand the unique flood risks associated with winter and prepare an emergency plan well in advance of any snowstorm and subsequent flooding.

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Floods are a year-round hazard, even in cold weather, and it’s important to understand the unique flood risks associated with winter and prepare an emergency plan well in advance of any snowstorm and subsequent flooding.

Jan 201529

Flood Insurance: Your Property's Safety Net

Floods are a year-round hazard, even in cold weather, and it’s important to understand the unique flood risks associated with winter and prepare an emergency plan well in advance of any snowstorm and subsequent flooding.

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Floods are a year-round hazard, even in cold weather, and it’s important to understand the unique flood risks associated with winter and prepare an emergency plan well in advance of any snowstorm and subsequent flooding.