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Category Archives: Personal Lines Insurance

How to prevent ice dam damage to your home.

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Do you know what an ice dam can do to your home? An ice dam can do serious damage to both your roof and the inside of your house. It can also destroy your gutters and downspouts. If the ice dam breaks free, it can pull shingles and gutters off with it, and can damage […]

Posted in Condo-Townhouse Insurance Massachusetts, Home Insurance Massachusetts, Personal Lines Insurance

How to keep your Massachusetts Home Insurance Rates lower.

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Here are some issues that could increase your Massachusetts home insurance premiums. If you own a home, you need insurance as financial protection against any unforeseen mishaps. Home insurance rates vary from provider to provider, but certain factors cause the premiums to increase. Insurers consider more than just the value of the property. There are numerous issues to look […]

Posted in Home Insurance Massachusetts, Personal Lines Insurance

Personal Articles Floater

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Many people know that valuable items like jewelry and art collections are usually insured separately from other property typically covered under a standard home insurance policy. But did you know that separate policies for specific items such as these, often called a personal articles floater, are not just for expensive items? A personal articles floater […]

Posted in Home Insurance Massachusetts, Personal Lines Insurance, Restaurant Insurance Massachusetts

Insurance and Investment Scams Target Seniors

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Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF) along with the Iowa Insurance Division warn consumers of some of the more common financial scams that lead eager investors of all ages astray. Promissory Notes These are short-term debt instruments, such as loans from the investor to a company. The promise is a low risk, high rate of return. […]

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Get the proper flood insurance is vital for your home in Massachusetts. Call Mackintire today to find out if you are covered.

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Floodwaters Could Affect Your Home Damaging floodwaters occur in all 50 states and are the most commonly occurring natural disaster in the U.S. Floods damage more homes than any other type of loss except fire. Over the last 10 years, floods have caused almost$24.5 billion in losses in the U.S. Many people think they must […]

Posted in Condo-Townhouse Insurance Massachusetts, Flood Insurance, Home Insurance Massachusetts, Personal Lines Insurance, Rental Insurance

Going on Vacation? What you need to know about Insuring at the Rental Car Counter.

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Auto policies differ, so it’s important to know your personal policy before refusing that insurance option at the car rental counter. The good news is that, in most cases, personal auto insurance will extend coverage to rented vehicles. Note we said “most,” not “all.” And even those policies providing coverage can have provisions restricting how […]

Posted in Car Insurance Massachusetts, Personal Lines Insurance

Are Your Winter ATV’s / Snowmobile properly insured?

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If fun this winter includes your family’s use of all-terrain vehicles (ATV), such as a four-wheeler or snowmobile, there are a few important things you need to know about your insurance. Most standard automobile insurance policies do not cover your use of such vehicles. Additionally, most standard home insurance policies may cover only your liability […]

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Tips for a happy and safe holiday season from Mackintire Insurance.

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The Grinch and the Mall Garage. The big buying season is here, and you’re ready to shop ’til you drop. If you’re like many holiday shoppers in America, you’ll do most of your gift buying over just a few trips to the stores, and you’ll haul your purchases to the car when you get overloaded. […]

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Do you own a condominium that you rent to vacationers? Do you have condo rental insurance?

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Condo for Rent – Do you own a condominium that you rent to vacationers? If you do or you are considering it, take a look at some important limitations in your condo insurance policy.

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Collector Car Fun – Antique Auto Insurance Tips

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With the warmer weather, many Americans will take to beaches, parades and fairs to showcase a hobby they share with millions: collector cars. For insurance purposes, a collector car doesn’t necessarily have to be old. Rather, it has to be appreciating or maintaining its value. For these cars, a standard personal auto policy is likely not the best type of insurance.

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