Jonathan Geissler February 18, 2021 No Comments

Flood Insurance 101

Did you know flood losses are not covered by your homeowners insurance policy?   Flood Insurance Facts: Just one inch of water can cause costly damage to your home. This is especially critical in the spring. A commonly accepted model is that 10 inches of snow equates to one inch of water, creating a dangerous […]

Jonathan Geissler January 11, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Home (and Bank Account) This Spring

Spring is just around the corner. The weather is soon warming, days are getting longer, and birds are returning. If you are like most people, you are welcoming the season with open arms. Spring, however, is also the time when heavy snow dissipates, leaving copious amounts of snowmelt water, just as rain showers and seasonal […]

Jonathan Geissler December 22, 2020 No Comments

Just a Few Reasons You Would Need Umbrella Insurance

Living in a busy world, our lives constantly intersect with the people around us, and some interactions can have surprising consequences. It is increasingly important to make careful insurance choices to protect yourself from the unexpected. Because, even if you carry excellent coverage with high limits, situations can still arise that leave you liable for […]

Jonathan Geissler December 15, 2020 No Comments

Why Are Building and Reconstruction Costs Rising?

The U.S. construction industry has been overwhelmed since late summer with exorbitant price increases. Total reconstruction costs, including materials and retail labor, surged 9.2 percent from October 2019 to October 2020. A 5 percent increase in total costs occurred in the third quarter of 2020 alone. The key factors driving these increases include multi-month manufacturing […]

Jonathan Geissler December 9, 2020 No Comments

Does Comprehensive Auto Insurance Cover That?

Source: smartinsurance.tips   Comprehensive auto insurance has a head-scratching name because it is far from “comprehensive.” It pays for a very specific set of problems. If you have a car loan, your lender likely requires it. And if your car is paid off, you likely want it even if you’re an excellent driver. That is […]

Jonathan Geissler November 3, 2020 No Comments

Got Questions About Life Insurance?

Source: insureabilities.com Photo credit: Rawpixel   We’ve Got the Answers That Will Clear Up Your Confusion   There are lots of reasons why it is a good idea to have life insurance, but whatever your circumstances, realizing you need life insurance is the easiest part. The hard part, of course, is figuring out the process, the […]

Jonathan Geissler September 17, 2020 No Comments

Client Spotlight: Edenville General Store

Edenville General Store is a family-owned, old-fashioned spot for friends and families to get together and relax over great food and warm conversation. Located in the center of Edenville at 240 Pine Island Turnpike, Debbie Walter and her husband opened the general store in 2014. With a wide range of smoked meats, homemade soups, homemade […]

Jonathan Geissler September 15, 2020 No Comments

Tammy Artusa Earns CPCU Designation

Warwick, NY | Tammy Artusa, Managing Partner at Seely & Durland Insurance, has been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and diploma by The Institutes for successfully completing courses and examinations on risk management principles, insurance policy contracts, and coverage analysis. The Institutes, a leading educational organization for the risk management and property-casualty […]

Jonathan Geissler September 3, 2020 No Comments

Does Your Insurance Cover Tornado Damage?

Each year, approximately 1,000 tornadoes with wind speeds as high as 300 miles per hour touch down in the United States. While the majority of these tornadoes occur in the area known as Tornado Alley (spanning south-central states in the U.S.), they can — and d0 — touch down all over the country. Just weeks […]

Jonathan Geissler August 24, 2020 No Comments

Client Spotlight: Fischer’s Auto Repair

In 1998, John Fischer opened Fischer’s Auto Repair at 21 Spring Street in Warwick. 22 years later, Fischer’s Auto has become indispensable, a trusted staple of the Warwick community. Open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, Fischer’s Auto Repair is a registered NY State Auto Inspection and complete auto service and repair […]