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A Halloween Haunt Nobody Wants: Vacant Home Vandalism

Posted on: September 15, 2015 by Aegis General

In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed methods that homeowners could use to keep their vacant homes safe, such as conducting frequent visits to the property to check on its condition, performing regular checks on utilities, and identifying any environmental problems in or around the home. With Halloween approaching in less than two months, owners of […] Read More

Posted in: blog Unoccupied Property

What City Officials Need to Know about Municipal Law

Posted on: August 14, 2015 by Aegis General

As most city officials should be well aware, the public sector is not immune to risk and loss exposures. They have a duty to not only keep their citizens physically safe, but also manage debt and fiscal policy, provide a sufficient public investment in education, and address terrorism and border control issues where applicable; among […] Read More

Posted in: blog Municipality Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance: Most Common Misconceptions

Posted on: August 3, 2015 by Aegis General

Earlier this year, we explored the challenge of securing complete and affordable motorcycle insurance, stating that these vehicles are typically harder to insure than their four wheeled counterparts due to the higher risks they pose to their riders. As a provider of motorcycle insurance, you of course want to craft the perfect policy for your […] Read More

Posted in: blog Motorcycle Insurance

The Challenges of Insuring Homes with Older Roofs

Posted on: July 17, 2015 by Aegis General

As most homeowners are aware, various factors contribute to the cost of an insurance policy. Earlier this year, we touched briefly on Specialty Homeowners Insurance, and how this coverage takes care of clients with more complex needs than typical homeowners. A home’s age is a significant consideration and obstacle for standard homeowners insurance companies. Generally […] Read More

Posted in: blog Specialty homeowner's insurance

Selling Manufactured Home Insurance: Explaining Rates

Posted on: July 9, 2015 by Aegis General

For many producers, selling manufactured home insurance can be a challenge. As we mentioned in a blog post earlier this year, these structures present a unique challenge for insurers as they are often more exposed to loss than are brick-and-mortar homes. As such, although manufactured, mobile and modular homes are not as expensive for homeowners […] Read More

Posted in: blog Manufactured Home

Flipping Houses: A Risky Trend or a Wise One? (Part Two)

Posted on: June 12, 2015 by Aegis General

In the first part of this two-part blog post, we covered some of the risks involved with flipping houses, including not considering the insurance coverage for flipped houses that is needed. Flipping a house doesn’t have to be scary though; this type of investment could certainly reap lucrative rewards. A real estate flip could feasibly […] Read More

Posted in: blog Specialty homeowner's insurance Specialty Property

Flipping Houses: A Risky Trend or a Wise One? (Part One)

Posted on: June 5, 2015 by Aegis General

The idea of flipping a home is appealing to many; what a great way to turn a quick profit, right? This is enticing to most entrepreneurs, however they don’t always consider the risks involved. For example, most of these investors don’t consider their need for Insurance for Flipped Houses until it’s too late, as many […] Read More

Posted in: blog Specialty homeowner's insurance Specialty Property

Protecting Manufactured Homes From Catastrophic Weather

Posted on: May 28, 2015 by Aegis General

One of the most common questions homeowners in tornado-ravaged states have is, “How can I protect my home from this type of storm?” This is especially true for owners of mobile or manufactured homes. Perhaps the most important step manufactured homeowners can take is to financially protect their home should a catastrophic event occur, with […] Read More

Posted in: blog Manufactured Home

Are Mobile Homes the Answer to the American Dream?

Posted on: May 26, 2015 by Aegis General

As stated by officials from the Manufactured Housing Industry, the need for high quality, affordable housing has never been greater. In today’s economy though, this is often unachievable, especially for baby boomers looking to retire as well as millennials searching for their first home. Home ownership, and the pursuit of the American dream, doesn’t have […] Read More

Posted in: blog Manufactured Home

Protecting Vacation Homes From Theft and Vandalism

Posted on: May 20, 2015 by Aegis General

Last month, we discussed some of the potential insurance risks that come along with keeping vacation homes safe while their owners are away. We looked at how vacation home owners could reduce their risks by purchasing the right specialty property insurance policy, however it is equally important to help prevent losses altogether. This is especially […] Read More

Posted in: blog Unoccupied Property