Jonathan Geissler January 7, 2022 No Comments

No More Doggie Hit List

We have some welcome news for dog owners and some potentially bad news for those homeowners who remain pup-free. New York will soon become the latest state to place restrictions on an insurance carriers’ ability to limit or deny homeowners insurance coverage based on ownership of specific dog breeds. The law, which takes effect on […]

Jonathan Geissler December 14, 2021 No Comments

Inflationary Increases Affecting Your Home Insurance Costs

It takes little effort to recognize the pain of inflation when we stop to pump gas or check out at the grocery store. The increased cost of living has become widespread and continues to rise, from transportation and food to healthcare and housing. The cost of building materials in particular has been increasing significantly and […]

Jonathan Geissler August 30, 2021 No Comments

Samantha Ferrari Joins Seely & Durland Insurance

Warwick, NY – Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome its newest member of the SDI Family, Samantha Ferrari, as Director of First Impressions. Born and raised in Greenwood Lake, NY, Samantha graduated from Warwick Valley High School before pursuing her studies in health sciences at SUNY Plattsburgh. She currently majors in business management at […]

Jonathan Geissler August 17, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Insurance Earns 2021 Big “I” Best Practices Designation

Warwick, NY – As our 87-year anniversary approaches, Seely & Durland Insurance has been selected once again to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies in the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” study group. Only 262 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified […]

Jonathan Geissler June 15, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Welcomes Nadine Stewart

Warwick, NY | Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome our newest member of the SDI Family, Nadine Stewart, as Commercial Lines Assistant. Born and raised in New York City until the age of 18, Nadine relocated upstate to attend college in Binghamton, NY, where she was first introduced to the insurance industry. After […]

Jonathan Geissler April 13, 2021 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 […]

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 […]