ATLANTA INSURANCE ARTICLES

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It's important to get the right insurance for your rental home.

What insurance do you need for a rental home in Atlanta?

May 21, 2019

There are all sorts of circumstances that lead to someone renting out a home. You may have turned your attention from selling your old home to renting it out. You could have decided to downsize to an apartment or condo, and you’re using your old Atlanta house as income. Or you might have just purchased … Read more

Summer driving comes with some unique hazards.

6 summer driving hazards to look out for in Atlanta

May 16, 2019

Everyone knows about the hazards of driving in cold weather, but there are a lot of dangers that drivers overlook during the summer. Temperature changes can affect your car and your driving ability no matter what the extreme. So, it’s vital to understand all the risks in extreme weather seasons like winter and summer. So, … Read more

Jim Beck, GA insurance commissioner, has been accused of fraud.

GA insurance commissioner Jim Beck indicted on fraud charges

May 15, 2019

Georgia’s insurance commissioner, Jim Beck, surrendered this morning to federal authorities. He was accused of fraud and money laundering. What are the charges against Georgia’s insurance commissioner, Jim Beck? On Tuesday, Beck was charged with a 38-count indictment. The accusation (laid down by a federal jury) is that Beck stole $2 million from his former … Read more

If you're moving and you're trying to sell your old house, you may need vacant home insurance.

What to do if you’re moving and have to leave your Atlanta house vacant

May 14, 2019

If you’re moving, you might have to leave your current house vacant when you pack up all of your stuff and get it to the new house. But what happens then? You still need to sell your old Atlanta house, and it’s still a large investment. It’s worth money, so you want to protect it…but … Read more

It's important to check over your home insurance policy.

8 things to check on your Atlanta home insurance policy this summer

May 9, 2019

The summer months are upon us, and that means it’s a great time to give your Atlanta home insurance policy a once-over. (Well, you could do that at any time of year, but why not sooner than later?) It’s important to keep an eye on your home insurance policy to make sure it still suits … Read more

It's important to get the right insurance for your Airbnb.

How to get insurance for an Airbnb in Atlanta

May 7, 2019

If you’re thinking about turning your Atlanta home into an Airbnb, you’d be in good company. Tons of people in the U.S. alone have decided to start earning fairly easy money by renting out their homes to travelers. However, many Airbnb hosts start their experience without truly knowing the risks. So, how can you protect … Read more

Motorcycle safety is extremely important.

11 motorcycle safety tips

May 2, 2019

Buying a motorcycle can be the end goal to a lifelong dream, or maybe you just want a zippier way to get around town. Whatever your reason, a motorbike can be a rewarding mode of transportation. However, riding can be quite dangerous. So, it’s more important than ever to know how to stay safe while … Read more

It's important to get the right motorcycle insurance to protect your bike.

How does Atlanta motorcycle insurance work?

April 30, 2019

Maybe you’re a big fan of motorcycles and your preferred method of travel is cruising along on two wheels in the fresh air rather than being trapped in a four-wheeled vehicle. But the question is how to do you insure a motorcycle? Well, with motorcycle insurance, of course! How does that work? It’s similar to … Read more

Does home insurance cover meteorites?

Does Atlanta home insurance cover meteorites?

April 25, 2019

As Space X puts us closer and closer to colonizing other planets, it’s natural to wonder if we’re truly prepared for all the dangers of space. Well, the home insurance world may be a little more prepared than you think. Insurance policies are created to help you in worst-case scenarios. But can your Atlanta home … Read more

UM/UIM coverage can help you if you're the victim of a hit and run.

Does my car insurance cover a hit and run?

April 23, 2019

Hit-and-run drivers aren’t the most responsible people in the world, and they can leave you with a massive medical bill. In a typical accident, those bills could be handled by the other driver’s insurance company. But if there’s no other insurance company to contact, who’s in charge of paying for your expenses? Here, we’ll take … Read more

Be aware of staged accident auto insurance fraud.

What is staged accident auto insurance fraud?

April 18, 2019

A car accident can be a scary ordeal for everyone involved…except if someone planned it. Staged accident fraud, unfortunately, happens more than you would think. In fact, it’s estimated that staged accident fraud costs the insurance industry over $20 billion a year. So, how can you tell if someone has staged an accident or if … Read more

An HO-5 policy is slightly different than an HO-3 policy.

What is an HO-5 insurance policy?

April 16, 2019

When you’re talking about home insurance with your agent, they may mention a series of letters and numbers that can make your head spin. To start off, they may mention an HO-3 insurance policy, which is one of the most common in the U.S. However, what if you want more coverage than that policy has … Read more

Your car insurance can help if you accidentally hit a fence.

Am I covered if I accidentally hit a fence with my car?

April 11, 2019

Okay, so you have a bit of a situation. You, umm, accidentally drove over the curb and into your neighbor’s fence. (Yes, the grumpy neighbor, worst luck.) Yikes. So, now you’re wondering what happens now, but you have two main questions. First, will your car insurance foot the bill for repairing your neighbor’s fence? Next, … Read more

If you're renting out your home, keep these tips in mind.

10 tips if you’re renting out your home in Atlanta

April 9, 2019

In the modern age of AirBnBs and temporary rentals, it’s easier than ever to earn money with your property when you’re not even using it! However, there are several things you’ll need to know before diving headfirst into renting out your home. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind if you’re renting out your … Read more

totaled or can i repair

Is my car totaled or can I repair it?

April 4, 2019

Whether you’re in a really bad car accident or a random act (like a tree falling) damages your car, it can be tough to know whether your vehicle is now a lost cause or if a body shop can bring your car back to life. Many people think that a “totaled” car simply means that … Read more