It’s Almost Spring! How to protect your home from future insurance claims

Spring is almost here bringing with it warmer weather and blooming flowers.  While we are all excited about the beauty that Spring is going to bring, we want to help you prevent any homeowners insurance claims that may be in your future and the best way to do that is to add a few items to your spring cleaning check...

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2020-03-05
By: Advocate Brokerage

When A Dog Bites

We love dogs!  For most of us, they are more than a pet; they are a member of your family.  While no one wants to think that their dog would ever do anyone harm, the reality is that dog bites are common.  There are an estimated 4.7 million dog bites each year in the US.  If you are a dog...

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2020-02-24
By: Advocate Brokerage

Close and Contain!

When media began their coverage of the devastating apartment building fire that occurred earlier this month in NYC, there was a pretty consistent theme.  FDNY revealed that one of the reasons this particular fire spread so quickly is that when the victims were attempting to escape the blaze, they passed out before closing the door behind them.  Their plea was...

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2020-01-28
By: Advocate Brokerage

Year End Review

2019 is quickly coming to a close and 2020 will be here before we know it!  At years end we always encourage our clients to pause and reflect on the year that has gone by and look ahead toward the year to come and then give us a call. Why?  We obsess about providing each one of our clients the...

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2019-12-17
By: Advocate Brokerage

When it’s cold outside, protect your home from water damage that can be caused by a burst pipe

When there are freezing temperatures in the forecast we always like to remind our friends and family about a very real danger every home faces. Burst pipes. Water is your home’s worst enemy and we want to help you prevent water leaks than can come from a burst pipe.  In fact, it’s the #1 homeowners insurance claim we see. Many...

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2019-12-03
By: Advocate Brokerage

Get Your Home Ready For Winter – A Checklist For Homeowners

Although winter is officially over a month away, it makes sense to take advantage of milder weather to prepare your home for the upcoming cold weather.  Below is a check-list for homeowners.  The items on the list below are all things you should consider taking care of before winter hits. Clean your gutters, be sure they are clear of leaves...

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2019-11-04
By: Advocate Brokerage

Becoming an Airbnb host, a great idea or a great risk?

There are approximately 620 people in Westchester County making supplemental income hosting guests in their homes through Airbnb.  According to the head of northeast public Policy for Airbnb, in 2018 total Westchester County Airbnb host income was $6.6 million, with the average host earning $7100!  Future forecasts look even brighter, as the Hudson Valley is one of the top destinations...

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2019-01-23
By: Advocate Brokerage

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