Insurance Agent Tips

Educate Clients on What Raises Home Insurance Premiums?

Every year, millions of Americans may call their insurance agents to inquire about why their premiums are on the rise, and this reveals a truth about many people across the country: They may have insurance policies to protect them financially, but they often don't know what it is they're actually paying for. For this reason, it's important that agents take the time to explain the ins and outs of whatever coverage their clients have, and also walk them through the various issues that might end up impacting the price they pay for coverage every month.

There are many things that impact the cost of home insurance, but perhaps the ...

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  • Home Offices May Not Be Covered Under Standard Home Insurance Policy

    Over the past several years, two things have happened simultaneously that don't seem to have much to do with each other at first blush. Home insurance rates have slowly but steadily crept up, and technology has allowed more people to work out of their homes even if they don't run their own companies. However, it seems that these insurance issues and having a home office might have more intersection than many owners might believe, and as such insurance agents may need to do a little more to explain to consumers the issues that can arise when they need to file a claim for such a space.

    A large and growing percentage of Americans ...

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  • Claims By Past Owners Can Affect Current Insurance Rates?

    These days, many Americans are concerned about the amount of money they have to pay for all their various types of insurance, but there may not be a lot they can do to really find a lot of savings. One thing that people may not know is that some properties are still carrying higher premiums for home insurance because of claims previous owners have made. If insurance agents can do more to help people understand these realities, they may be better off in terms of keeping those clients content with their coverage.

    Recent surveys suggest that only ...

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  • Mobile Devices Should Have Big Impact on Auto Insurance Industry

    Over the last few years, a large and ever-growing number of sectors have been changed significantly by the widening availability and ubiquity of mobile devices and applications. The auto insurance industry is certainly no different, and that's a trend that's expected to continue into 2015 and beyond. For these reasons, insurance agents might want to start doing a little bit more to familiarize themselves with the ways in which they might be able to use mobile accessibility to their advantage in the coming year.

    One of the things that insurance agents might be able to provide most when ...

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  • Homeowners Should Document Belongings After Holidays

    Nationwide, millions of homeowners may have to file insurance claims if their houses suffer some kind of damage, be it for fire, flooding, or some other kind of natural disaster. Doing so might not always be easy, however, because they often don't have an up-to-date accounting of all the items which they may have in their homes. For this reason, insurance agents may want to do a little more to encourage clients to take some time after the holiday season to take photos that can then be used to provide proof of ownership in the event of a problem.

    During the holiday season, parents may like to document all the presents their kids unwrapped, but they ...

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  • Holiday Season May Present Insurance Issues

    Across the country, millions of people are headed home for the holidays and are eager to celebrate with their loved ones, but they may be engaging in activities that could lead to big problems, some of which can lead to insurance claims. For this reason, it might be wise for people to familiarize themselves with some of the most common accidents seen at this time of year, and what they can do to protect themselves. It might be wise for insurance agents to likewise caution people about some of the claims they see during the holiday season to help increase that awareness.

    Statistics show that about 1,000 people per year are ...

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