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State of the Florida Insurance Market

State of the Florida Insurance Market

Living and working in Florida, you probably understand that there is some risk-reward with calling FLA home. While we can reap the benefits of warm weather, blue skies, and beautiful oceans we also have to contend with mother nature and paying a premium at times. One...

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Insuring Holiday Jewelry and Gifts

Insuring Holiday Jewelry and Gifts

Don’t Forget to Insure Your Holiday Jewelry and Gifts Whether you are among the many couples who will “make it official” over the holidays, if it’s a last minute panic purchase, or even a make-up gift, jewelry is certainly a popular choice during the holidays....

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Why Choose an Independent Agent?

Why Choose an Independent Agent?

Not all insurance agents are the same! Choosing the right one can make a big difference – in price, service, and value. With other agencies, you get one company that sells one brand of insurance. With an independent insurance agency like First Beaches, you get...

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10 Things to do to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is a wonderful time — if your home is ready for it. So enjoy the last few weeks of warmer weather, but do a little preventative maintenance while you’re at it. You’ll fix small problems before they become big, and big ones before they become catastrophes....

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It’s Back-to-School Time — Is Your House Ready?

We’re not quite sure where summer went, but if you haven’t noticed, the new school year is upon us. And as you get your kids organized and ready, consider doing the same thing for something else — your home. It won’t just be good for you; in many instances,...

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Tips for Power Tool Safety

What would you do without power tools? Well, you’d probably take on fewer home-improvement projects — and probably have a lot more calluses on your hands. Thankfully, you don’t have to do without. But you do have to use tools safely, if you want to do good work and...

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What is water backup coverage and why is it important?

Water damage can be disastrous to your home. Imagine discovering that your entire basement is filled with brown water and sewage from a backed-up water main or other pipe. It’s not only disgusting and potentially dangerous, it’s also expensive. On average, most water...

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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference — and whether you’re handy or not, you can handle most of them yourself. Don’t believe...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off your list: the right car insurance. While some auto...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a disastrous storm or other event. Your family...

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