Hurricane and Home and Car Insurance FAQS

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Do you have a question about your insurance coverage or a claim related to hurricanes? While this article will provide some general answers to frequently asked questions, it's important to remember that every policy is different based on individual choices for coverage. If you have a question about your home insurance or car insurance coverage, call your independent agent or contact us. We're happy to assist you. We want to encourage everyone...

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How to Save On Gas in Virginia

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Despite the end of the cyberattack on one of the largest fuel pipeline operators on the east coast, Colonial Pipeline, gas prices in Virginia remain stubbornly high. Virginians are joining other states, ready to get out of the house and start traveling again. The summer driving season is underway. Additionally, economic conditions are right for a growth in demand. What does it all mean?  Gas prices are about $1.11/gallon higher than this time...

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Should You Buy a Home As Is in Virginia?

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Virginia's housing market has been heating up along with summer temperatures.  With lots of buyers and too few homes, demand is high, and prices are higher. If you're house hunting right now, navigating this hot market is not for the faint of heart or the uninformed. If you've come across an "as-is" house for sale and think you've found your own sweet fixer-upper, read this first, and then go find a seasoned Virginia realtor with good...

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How to Find a Good Home Contractor in Virginia

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Everyone requires the service of a contractor to work in or around their home from time to time, especially after storm damage. You may need your home painted or your roof replaced or repaired. Perhaps a tree fell in your yard or needs to be removed. Even contracting regular lawn service requires a little homework. Many of our members hire contractors as part of a home insurance claims process. Catastrophes, especially after a severe weather...

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How Can I Get My Car Ready For a Trip in One Day?

in driving, Virginia, car insurance, travel, vacation, road trip, car, car maintenance, checklist May 21, 2019

Are we there yet? A long road trip is about the same for your car as it is for your family: it's a marathon. Making sure it has everything it needs to get you there can give you peace of mind. It also can help you avoid problems on the road.

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