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Earthquakes and Insurance

Earthquakes and Insurance

The West Coast was on high alert earlier this month when multiple strong earthquakes rocked California. It was an important reminder that seismic shifts can happen anytime, so preparedness and awareness is key. Millions felt the shaking from the magnitude 7.1 quake, the largest in the Golden State in two decades. The Ridgecrest quake, which […]

4th of July Safety Tips

4th of July Safety Tips

We’re almost there, fireworks have begun popping and grills firing up for the 4th of July celebrations. This wonderful time of getting together and sharing food and laughter can, unfortunately, can take a wrong turn and get people injured, damage properties and cause significant liability for hosts, homeowners and renters alike. We here at Resident […]

Cheap rents, hidden expenses

Cheap rents, hidden expenses

The renter population in the U.S. has expanded greatly, with the national average rent reaching $1,420 in January, according to Yardi Matrix data. This average amount varies throughout the country and in highly sought-after areas, such as New York or San Francisco, the average amount is well above the $3,000 mark. Yet, the sum you’re […]

Solar power and insurance

Solar power and insurance

Sustainability has become a trend, Both commercial and residential real estate owners are turning to solar energy to power their buildings and homes. Solar panels are a viable option for a more relaxed lifestyle. This is not only for the long-term impact on your electricity bill, but also thanks to their power to increase your […]

Polar vortex & insurance

Polar vortex & insurance

The weather has seen dramatic changes in recent years, hitting us with hurricanes, wildfires, severe drought and polar vortices. The ripple effect is felt throughout industries. One such industry is insurance, facing more risks than ever before, such as booming costs of payouts for climate-driven catastrophes and carbon related risks from underwriting and investment activities. […]