5 Open House Safety Tips for Homeowners

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Oct 19, 2018

    The life of a homeowner is one of many chapters. One of those chapters often includes selling their home and embarking on a new journey.

    To do just that, many host an open house in the hopes of attracting potential buyers. But allowing strangers into a home, whether they’re genuinely interested or not, is lined with risks that homeowners must prepare for.

    For homeowners looking to sell or in the process of selling, there are many tips to help you prepare for any lurking risks on the open market. Here are five open house safety tips for homeowners.

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    Tags: Homeowners' Policy, Homeowner's Insurance, Homeowners', Safety Tips, Homeowner, Homeowners Liability, Open House, Selling your house, Buyer, Tips, Realtor, Open House Tips, house on the market, Open, House

    My Homeowners' Policy Covers That?

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Sep 7, 2016

    Most homeowners purchase a standard homeowners' insurance policy and rarely take the time to read it after they receive it from their agent.

    They may skim it to determine what kind of coverage exists if their contents are lost or stolen, or if their hot water heater leaks, but most don’t give it a thorough review. 

    As a homeowner, you probably think you have a pretty good idea of everything that your insurance policy covers. You might be (pleasantly) surprised to find that the policy actually covers more than just the run-of-the-mill accidents.

    Here are some examples of other coverage that may be available under your policy. Granted, every policy is different, so make sure to read your policy or talk with your broker to verify what coverage actually exists.

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    Tags: Coverage, Homeowners' Policy