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November 13th, 2018 by Thomas E. Michael Agency

 

November 13th, 2018 by Thomas E. Michael Agency

How Much Does Home Insurance Cost?

You’ve negotiated a good deal on your new dream home. It’s in the perfect neighborhood, and in great shape. Even better, those monthly mortgage payments won’t stop you from going out to nice dinner once in a while or even heading off on vacation. But hold on. Did you factor in the cost of homeowners insurance? The cost of homeowners insurance typically doesn’t have a... Read Article

Yep! Accidents Happen. (Then What?)

You pride yourself on being a good driver. You drive defensively, avoid texting and other distractions, take safety precautions, and keep your car in good shape. Still, accidents can happen. And when they do, you’re faced with the question: What now? For Erie Insurance customers, the best first step is to seek the advice of an expert: your ERIE agent. See also: 6 Reasons You’ll... Read Article

Garage Sale Tips: How to Find (And Negotiate) Amazing Deals

For some, the start of warm weather means getting ready for yard work, swimming, and vacations. But for bargain hunters, it’s time to scope out neighborhoods and classified ads for this weekend’s treasure hunt. That’s right – it’s garage sale season. As families clear out their homes in the name of spring cleaning, unwanted items undoubtedly find their way for sale. And if one person’s... Read Article

How Universal Design Can Help You ‘Age in Place’

For many Americans, approaching retirement also means getting ready for another major life transition – purchasing a new home. That’s because features like stairs, narrow hallways, and small bathrooms can become difficult to navigate as you age.  But what if you could have your “forever” home now?  Universal design is a new architectural science that makes this possible. It helps builders create homes that are... Read Article

Understanding Auto Insurance Endorsements

Think of auto insurance endorsements as “added options” to your auto policy. Just like you could customize your vehicle, endorsements allow you to customize your coverage. Sometimes endorsements are as simple as an address or name change, or when you want to add coverage to your current policy. An endorsement is also a good way to add extra coverage to your policy without having to... Read Article