How Do You Search?

It’s that time of the year!  The end of July or beginning of August come annual visits from the Yellow Pages salespeople.  New contracts for the Agency’s phone book advertising need signed  for next year.  What makes the process especially cumbersome is that Elizabethtown is serviced by 5 different directories! I cannot tell you the last time I used…

What To Do When a Claim Happens

Yesterday an insured called to report hail damage to the roof of his house.  No hail ocurred in the area recently, so the agent taking the report asked when the hail damage occurred.  His answer was “during the last hail storm”. Claim records show that Maytown and Marietta had severe hail damage back on  3/29/2009 and 5/14/2010. Now back to the…

Flood Zone Discrepancies

You pay alot of money to buy flood insurance.  Your lender should be satisfied if your limit of coverage is greater than or equal to your loan – Right? Not always. A client from Bainbridge PA had their loan papers audited by the lender.  The lender determined the property to be in high-risk flood zone A.  Our…

What’s important to you?

While driving to & from the office, I noticed that long-time Nationwide agent Dixie Kaley‘s office has been for sale.  It appears the property may now be sold.  Heard through the grapevine Dixie retired and moved to Florida.  If this is true then I say – “Congratulations Dixie! and hope the weather is fine.” Her retirement means changes for her clients.  Several of her clients…

“Lock” your auto insurance premium.

Are you tired of paying more for the things you buy? If so – Erie Insurance has a deal for you!  Erie Insurance introduced an exclusive car insurance feature here in Pennsylvania called “Rate Protection Endorsement”.  We just call it “Rate Lock”.   When “Rate Lock” is on your Erie car insurance policy your premium will not change until you do one or more of the…