Investing Time Today Could Prevent Claims Tomorrow! Check Out Our Spring Maintenance Check List

We love working with our clients to be sure they have the best possible insurance coverage in place so that if the unexpected occurs, your home is covered. We also love to provide our friends with information that helps them do what they can to prevent common homeowners’ insurance claims. Investing a little time today could go a long way...

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2022-03-23
By: MVAadmin

6 More Weeks Of Winter, It’s time to have a conversation about Ice Dams.

house with ice dams

We’ve been experiencing a pretty cold and snowy winter and now that our friendly neighborhood groundhog has predicted 6 more weeks of Winter, it is time to have a conversation about Ice Dams. When temperatures begin creeping above the freezing mark like they are this week and then dipping back down again, the environment is right for Ice Dams to...

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2022-02-03
By: MVAadmin

Do You Split Your Time Between Two Properties? Thoughts from your Insurance Advocate

multiple homes

Many of our clients own multiple properties and divide their time between two homes. It’s important to make sure that you have taken all the necessary precautions to ensure that your property is protected while you are away. Below are some thoughts we’d like you to consider so that you can prevent potential damage. Tend to your Heating and HVAC...

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2022-01-30
By: MVAadmin

Planning Home Renovations in 2022? Make sure you call your insurance agent!

home renovations 2022

The end of the year is a common time for families to begin to make plans for the year ahead. If your daydreams of a home renovation begin to take form as a plan for the near future, we encourage you to include us!   Why You Should Keep Us In The Loop Renovations and other types of construction projects...

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2021-12-15
By: MVAadmin

Winter Is Here! – Make Sure Your Home Is Prepared!

BRRRR! Winter is coming up quick and with the last couple of years we’ve experienced, it makes sense to do all you can to prepare you home against the elements! Below is a checklist of a few items you can do before winter hits to protect yourself from potential damage: To Keep Visitors Safe Make Sure You… Check walkways and...

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2021-11-29
By: MVAadmin

Replacement Value vs Market Value, understanding the difference

Replacement Value vs Market Value

When it comes to purchasing homeowners’ insurance, we find that people often have questions when it comes to placing a valuation on their home. Most of the confusion seems to stem from an unclear understanding of the difference between the Market Value of your home and the Replacement Cost of your home. It is important to keep in mind that...

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2021-11-15
By: MVAadmin

Year Round Power – Our Top Reasons to Install a Permanent Generator

permanent generator

In this day and age, losing power could be more than a mere inconvenience. Many families have parents working from home alongside kids that are taking classes and completing assignments from their laptops. The continuous power we are used to is often interrupted in the aftermath of a tropical storm or nor’easter so installing a Permanent Generator is a very...

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2021-10-20
By: MVAadmin

8 Important Steps to Fireproof Your Home

fire prevention month

October is fire prevention month, so we feel it is important to take a moment to remind our followers of our best tips for preventing a fire in your home.   Below are 8 Important Steps to Fireproof Your Home Install A Central Station Burglar & Fire Alarm - We cannot state strongly enough that the most important precaution you...

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2021-10-07
By: MVAadmin

Stay Safe! How to clean up safely after Hurricane Ida. Tips from the CDC!

flood cleaning tips

So many of our Advocate Brokerage friends and family have suffered extensive damage from the wrath of Tropical Storm Ida. We’ve seen an incredible number of basements and main floors covered in water from this storm. We wanted to provide a resource to help those of you who are looking to do a bit of clean up in the aftermath...

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2021-09-18
By: MVAadmin

Making Sure Your Home Is Ready For The Change Of Seasons

luxury home fall

Pumpkin Spice has already hit the Starbucks menu so we thought we might as well start talking about the things you can do around your home to help you make it through the Fall Season claim-free! Outdoor Tips To Get Your Home Fall-Ready: Clean your gutters and downspouts. All water should be flowing AWAY from your home. Repair any cracks...

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2021-08-31
By: MVAadmin

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