Congratulations if you are in the market for your first home! Purchasing a new home is so exciting, a little scary, but exciting!
Just like when buying a new car, when you find the home you want, this is the perfect time to contact your insurance agent. Your agent can find a lot of information on your home from the county assessor and/or the homes’ listing. However, there are a few items we may not be able to find for your home’s insurance quote.
Here are a few items to ask for from your real estate agent or the seller:
- Roof Information
o The year the roof was last replaced
o Type of roofing
§ Architectural shingle
§ Standard 3 tab shingle
- Update Years
§ Type of plumbing
· Galvanized steel
- Fire Protection class
o Miles to responding fire department
o Feet from closest fire hydrant
These items are included in most insurance carriers rating and eligibility guidelines. Therefore, providing these items to your agent will allow for the most accurate quote for your new home.
Briggs Agency, Inc. offers great Homeowner, Automobile and Recreational Vehicle rates! Our licensed insurance professionals are your advocate. We educate our clients regarding their insurance coverage and assist with any questions.
Experience the benefits of being a part of a full service Independent Insurance Agency today! Simply contact the Briggs Agency, Inc. if you are interested in an Insurance review at 219-769-4840 or visit our website at www.BriggsAgency.com. We look forward to hearing from you!