Back in the 1300’s, “shipping” was a very literal term. In order to get things from place to place, people relied on marine transportation—namely, ships. And because of the risk of storms, piracy, and other dangers, merchants needed coverage for the expensive cargo on those ships.
As time went on, however, larger cities began popping up much further away from the coast. These inland locations faced a completely different set of risks and therefore required a similar, but unique, type of insurance.
Nestled between Clermont, Winter Garden, and Windermere lies the burgeoning neighborhood of Horizon West, Florida. With easy access to both Disney World and downtown Orlando, it’s easy to see why Horizon West could make 34787 the next “it” zip code.
Local builders seem to think so. Construction is underway for dozens of subdivisions in the area. And one thing that no new construction project should be without is adequate builder’s risk insurance.
Just because new construction homes aren’t occupied doesn’t mean they aren’t full of risk. Here’s everything you need to know when purchasing builder’s risk insurance. Read more →
Wedding insurance is a great way to make sure the Big Day goes off without a hitch. But what about protecting your investments after your wedding? Have you thought about engagement ring insurance for that gorgeous rock?
Or perhaps you’re not married, but you have other valuable items of jewelry to protect. Maybe an antique brooch from your grandmother or a pocket watch from your great-great-grandfather. Jewelry is expensive and—in the case of heirlooms—often irreplaceable. But having jewelry coverage on your gems, gold, and other precious metals can help if your engagement ring is lost.
In this article, we’ll go over some of the more common questions that you may have about getting jewelry insured. Read more →