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Frequently Asked Questions

March 13, 2013 6:56 am

Part One Q: What kinds of questions should I be expected to answer when I’m applying for an insurance policy in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area? Why do insurers need so much information? A: When you apply for an insurance policy at Walterry Insurance Brokers, you will be asked a number of questions. For example, […]

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Flood Insurance

November 29, 2012 8:22 am

Our industry is constantly reminding insureds that Flood damage, or flood insurance, is not provided by their Homeowner’s Insurance policy. It is probably the most difficult policy to convince a homeowner to purchase. Most customers feel they do not need it. After storm “Sandy” many regretted they had not purchased it. Call us now for […]

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Homeowner Insurance

September 24, 2012 6:11 am

We are often asked to lower the value of an insured’s homeowner’s insurance due to the weak economy however this is often not the correct thing to do. Almost all homeowner policies are based on the REPLACEMENT cost to rebuild your home, NOT the market value or your original cost. Although the economy is down, […]

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Newspaper Insurance

August 23, 2012 8:42 am

It is again that time of the year when we will be attending the National Newspaper Association (NNA) convention in Charleston, South Carolina. The convention is from October 3rd to 7th and, as usual, we will be presenting a libel seminar for newspaper publishers. Attendees will receive a 5% credit on their premium for the […]

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Insurance for Associations

August 13, 2012 11:05 am

Non-profit associations need more than a Directors & Officers insurance policy. Every association should also have a General Liability policy, sometimes referred to as a Business Owners policy (BOP), to cover bodily injury and property damage claims. In fact, many convention centers and hotels require such a policy. For this reason, it is imperative that […]

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AARP Auto Insurance

August 2, 2012 11:00 am

AARP Insurance Competitive – Auto & Home The AARP Home & AARP Auto Insurance policies are very competitive according to CEO, Walter Coady. The AARP discounts that are included make these policies very competitive with the direct writers but the customer has the advantage of dealing with an independent agent. The same agent who sold […]

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E & O Insurance

August 2, 2012 9:08 am

Many businesses mistakenly believe that their General Liability policy covers Errors & Omission liability claims (E&O). If you are a Film Producer, Real Estate Agent, Broadcaster, Management Consultant, Newspaper Publisher or other Professional, you need E & O Insurance, also known as Professional Liability, to cover your decisions (advice) or lack of it thereof. Click […]

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Homeowners Insurance

June 5, 2012 8:56 am

What is homeowners insurance? Homeowners insurance provides financial protection against disasters. A standard policy insures the home itself and the things you keep in it. Homeowner’s insurance is a package policy. This means that it covers both damage to your property and your liability or legal responsibility for any injuries and property damage you or […]

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Disability Insurance

May 10, 2012 6:23 am

According to the Insurance Information Institute your ability to earn a living is an even more important asset than your car or even your house, yet disability insurance is all too often overlooked. May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, the perfect time to make sure you and your family are covered in the event an […]

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Claim satisfaction

April 12, 2012 7:17 am

According the Insurance Information Institute overall customer satisfaction with the auto insurance claims experience remained stable during the fourth quarter of 2011, despite an increase in the number of auto insurance claims and the amount of time needed to repair vehicles, according to J.D. Power’s auto claims satisfaction survey. An increase in claims due to […]

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