A Buyers Guide To Homeowners Insurance - Image of toy wood house on green grass with Safford Insurance Logo - Home Insurance Theme - Safford Insurance LLC - Franklin MA 02038

Homeowners insurance can be a little confusing but it’s also important. For most Americans, their home is their greatest asset and homeowners insurance protects it. This guide will help explain some of the coverages and is a helpful tool for navigating your homeowners insurance purchase. Before I get into the good insurance stuff, a quick…

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It’s not very often I post guest blogs on the Safford Insurance website . . . but when Dylan LeCompte, the author of this article, showed me what he’d written, I thought it was more than worth sharing. As always, the below information is general in nature and we always recommend consulting with an appropriate…

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Child Photographer

Photographers face unique challenges that can lead to increased risk of having their equipment damaged or being sued. Just like any business, a photographer should probably protect themselves and their business from accidental loss and lawsuit. Similar to spending a little extra to get that better camera bag or hardcase to protect your equipment, buying…

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If you rent out a Massachusetts property on a short-term rental basis, things have changed. New insurance laws will apply to Massachusetts homeowners that rent out their home on a temporary basis and those laws may force you to change your homeowners insurance. Read on for what’s changing, how it affects you and your Massachusetts…

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Dog Liability Insurance - Mugshot of Bad Dog - Safford Insurance - Franklin MA - 02038

You love your pup and know he or she would ever hurt anyone. But if you own one of several breeds targeted by insurance companies, you may have troubled getting dog liability insurance coverage (sometimes called dog bite insurance or dog bite liability insurance). In fact, you may have a hard time finding even renter’s…

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I’m going to tell you something your current Mass auto insurance agent probably hasn’t. Ready? Here it is . . . You should carry an auto insurance ID card with you. Let me explain: An auto insurance ID card is simply a piece of paper that lists your basic insurance information. And most states require…

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What happens when a tree damages my car in MA - Image of Tree Fallen on Car

Bethany of Franklin, MA asked, “If something happens to your car in your yard, such as a fallen tree branch, who covers the repair? Homeowners insurance or your car insurance.” My answer is: Your car insurance, if you have the right coverage. In general, if the damage occurs to your car, your car insurance covers…

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