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Winter Advisory: Ice Dams

The Boston area has seen undprecedented snowfall in recent weeks. A change in temperature combined with the record breaking snow will produce ice dams. Here is a good illustration of an ice dam: https://www.travelers....

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Recent Testimonials

"Thanks again for putting together a great policy for the association. Please pass on our appreciation. I can already see the benefits. I will share my story with other associations on the block." - Patrick from...

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Local residential real estate tax rates

Here is a look at real estate tax rates per $1,000 of assessed residential value, a factor to consider when purchasing a home. Boston $12.58 Brookline $11.39 Cambridge $8.38 Canton $12.30 Dedham $16.08 Foxboro $14.99...

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Recent client testimonials

"You are the best!!! Thanks so much." [Jodi, , Norwood MA, long-time auto and home client, 2014] "Thanks for looking into this for me! You guys have been great to deal with and we've always appreciated that." [Sarah,...

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Facts of Life

Given the staggering cost of college, adequate life insurance is a must for growing families. However, studies show most families are underinsured. Click here for more: Amazing facts about life insurance in the U.S. (...

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Back to School

Did you know a college student living off campus may not be covered by their parent's homeowners policy? A renter's policy would properly cover a student living off campus for personal property and liability. Contact...

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F&P Sponsors 28th NVCC Tourney

Foley Palenscar Schortmann is happy to announce we are the hole-in-one sponsor of the 28th Annual Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament to be held on August 12, 2013 at Easton Country Club. Last year, a...

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Flood rates on the rise

In light of the the May 9, 2013 Boston Globe article the Boston Globe regarding flood insurance premiums, here is a primer on flood insurance in Massachusetts: The article states the federal flood insurance program is $...

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Drive now, text later

Take the pledge to never text and drive at www.itcanwait.org.

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Three Coverages You Should Have

Here is a list of three critical coverages we recommend to all our clients: 1. Umbrella insurance: Umbrella insurance is additional liability coverage designed to better protect an insured in the event of an accident or...

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