Riot Damage – Are You Covered?

As a result of the recent protests and riots round the country I received quite a few calls asking me if riot damage is covered by insurance.  Riot and civil commotion are covered perils or accidents under your home, rental property, condo, renters, auto and business insurance policies with Farmers Insurance.   

Fire Season Starts June 1st – Are You Ready?

I am concerned about Fire Season this year because we had so little rain.  After insuring homes, rental properties and businesses for over 20 years,  I am both proud and grateful that after the terrible fires of 2017 and 2018, none of my clients were under-insured, as so many others were. The reason that my …

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HOA Insurance Implications of CA Senate Bill 323

Hi Everyone, My name is Kevin Boland and welcome to my insurance website. I started to get a lot of emails in January 2020 and this month from Association Managers asking about their HOA insurance, specifically if Farmers Insurance will defend the new Inspector of Elections under the new California Senate Bill SB323. The answer is …

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Restaurant Insurance: 5 Tips for Restaurant Owners

Whether you own a café, delicatessen, pizzeria, yogurt or ice cream shop, fast, family style or fine dining restaurant(s), there are 5 important restaurant insurance coverage’s every owner needs to have: 1. General Liability Insurance: This type of coverage most owners know that they need to have and normally get limits of $1,000,000 to satisfy …

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Loss Assessment Coverage for Homeowners in an Association

It’s smart to buy Loss Assessment coverage in your individual home owner policy because if the Association’s board had to make a special assessment due to a liability or property loss, you may be “assessed” by the board to pay your share of the property deductible, or for any monetary damages not covered by insurance.   …

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SOUND THE HORN: Beware of this Coverage Gap in Your Home Policy

“Tell me and I forget Teach me and I remember Involve me and I learn” -Benjamin Franklin I often get asked by smart HOA Board Members and Managers, “what is the difference between Walls In and Walls Out insurance coverage, and what about a home owner’s investment in upgrades, are they insured, and by which …

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Utility Line Coverage added to Home Insurance VIDEO

I’ve got some utility line coverage news that just came off the wire. For the first time in California, from any home owner insurance company that I know of, Farmers Insurance is going to offer you replacement or repair any a broken utility line that runs from your home out to the street. It’s called …

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10 Home Insurance Discounts You May Qualify For – See VIDEO

Hi Everyone. My name is Kevin Boland and welcome to my insurance website. Today I want to share with you the incredible number of home insurance discounts that Farmers Insurance offers our clients. One of the big budget shocks we see as parents is the high cost of adding our teenager to our Auto insurance …

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