S. J. Markham & Son, Inc. Blog: renters
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Monday, February 17, 2020Would you be surprised to know that your engagement ring might not be fully covered under your current insurance policy? It's true. Most insurance policies have limits for expensive items. If your limit for jewelry is set at $1,000 and your engagement ring costs $4,000, you can only expect $1,000 from your insurance policy, no matter what. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 3, 2020You can sue for almost anything these days. If you own a home or vehicle, believe it or not, you may be at risk. Even if you rent your apartment, a guest could decide to sue you. In general, liability insurance protects against claims resulting from personal or property damage. Legal fees and damages are covered. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 23, 2019Maybe you're leaving for a long vacation or you're one of those lucky people who head to Florida over the winter. Regardless of why you're leaving your home unattended, it's in your best interest to make sure it doesn't look unattended. Take these simple steps before heading out to make sure that, when you return, your home sweet home is just how you left it. READ MORE >>
Monday, August 19, 2019 Similar to homeowner's insurance, renter's insurance covers the cost of replacing your items if they are lost or stolen in a covered event, but this type of insurance can also cover your costs if you need to temporarily move to a hotel. Renter's insurance also covers liability and medical costs if someone is hurt in your home. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, March 20, 2019When you think of flooding, you probably think of Florida, New Orleans, or southern states. Maybe you think of Cape Code or other coastal areas. In general, New England is exempt from flood worries, right? Think again. It's Flood Safety Awareness Week, so let's get the facts straight. READ MORE >>
Friday, October 6, 2017Set up utilities, buy furniture, determine which outlets do not work... The list of things you need to accomplish once you move into a new apartment or house is long. Between signing paperwork and putting the welcome mat out, determining if you need rental insurance can easily be forgotten. READ MORE >>