How to Buy Building Insurance?

Answer Buying building insurance is not only a smart business decision in order to protect your property, it is usually a condition to getting a mortgage on the building. Your lender might recommend a par... Read More »

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Which is more important, contents insurance or building insurance?

On One Hand: Financial RealitiesWith few exceptions, the value of the physical structure tends to be greater than the value of the possessions inside a house. The American Association of Retired Pe... Read More »

What type of liability insurance can you get to lease a commercial building for personal non-business use or is an umbrella policy from your homeowners liability insurance enough for the landlord?

Umbrella policies are often written as "following form" which means it only provides coverage if your primary (i.e. homeowners policy) provides coverage. Ask your insurance agent if you need to add... Read More »

What is building insurance?

Damage to real property is often costly and unexpected. Building insurance policies are designed to protect businesses and families from the financial difficulties imposed by sudden damage or loss ... Read More »

How tall was the Home Insurance Building?

The Home Insurance Building was originally 138 feet tall when it was built in Chicago in 1884 -1885. In 1890, two stories were added to the top of the building to increase its height to 180 feet. T... Read More »