Jonathan Geissler June 27, 2019 No Comments

Is it Time to Take Earthquake Insurance Seriously?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Survey’s (USGS) latest report, nearly half of Americans across 48 states are at risk for damage from an earthquake.  90 percent of Americans live in areas considered seismically active. Yet, the Insurance Information Institute estimates just a quarter of all homeowners in earthquake-prone areas have earthquake insurance. Why is […]

Jonathan Geissler May 24, 2019 No Comments

Understanding Insurance to Value

Garrett Explains | Episode 16   Did you know that 65 percent of homes are underinsured?  Whether it’s your home, a special piece of jewelry, a business (large or small), or any circumstance, really, you want to know that you will be made whole in the event of a catastrophe.  We’ve seen too many cases […]

Jonathan Geissler May 24, 2019 No Comments

Seely & Durland Names Tammy Artusa Managing Partner

Seely & Durland Insurance is pleased to name Tammy Artusa, CIC, AIS, ACSR, AAI, CRIS, AINS as an equal managing partner of the agency. Tammy joined Seely & Durland in November, 1992, as a member of the Personal Lines Department.  She became a licensed insurance agent in June, 1993, before her promotion to Commercial Lines […]

Jonathan Geissler May 22, 2019 No Comments

Client Spotlight: Hudson Sports Complex

The Hudson Sports Complex is the home of sports in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Warwick, NY. Founded and owned by businesswoman, Raluca Gold-Fuchs, and her husband, legendary Premier League Champion, Leicester City F.C. defender, and former Austrian National Team captain, Christian Fuchs, the Hudson Sports Complex opened for business in January, 2019. […]

Jonathan Geissler May 17, 2019 No Comments

Camping Safety in the Hudson Valley

June is National Camping Month, and we can’t think of a better time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors! Below are some tips to help ensure your camping trip is safe should you venture out this summer: Cover all bases. Prepare for your camp outing by checking the weather report, learning about your […]

Jonathan Geissler April 24, 2019 No Comments

Airbnb and Hospitality Service Insurance

Garrett Explains | Episode 15   Are you venturing into the home sharing business, whether seasonally or long-term? How do hospitality services like Airbnb affect your home insurance? There are, no double, financial advantages, but there are also pitfalls. Contact our insurance specialists at 845-986-1177 to learn more. We are your business, home, auto, and life […]

Jonathan Geissler April 22, 2019 No Comments

Protect Your Summer Fun

Consider boat or watercraft insurance during the riskiest time of the year.   Whether you’re on the road or on the water, accidents happen. Summer is a season of fun and leisure; a chance to enjoy long weekends with friends and family. But it’s also the riskiest season of the year. In the same manner […]

Jonathan Geissler March 27, 2019 No Comments

Understanding the Uber and Lyft Insurance Gap

Garrett Explains | Episode 14   Are you driving, or do you plan to drive for Uber or Lyft? There are distinct levels of coverage based on three different periods when providing ridesharing services. In Episode 14, Garrett explains the exposures you may face and helps you understand how to correct them. Contact our insurance […]

Jonathan Geissler March 13, 2019 No Comments

Protect Your Home (and Health) from Mold

When mold invades your home, it is more than just a petty annoyance and a pungent odor. Its habitation — on your walls and ceilings, in your pipes, on your carpet, or in your bathtub — can cause a whole host of issues, ranging from minor property damage to severe health problems. Growing on anything […]