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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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Mass Save and Your Home

Looking to make some improvements to your home? Contact Mass Save (www.masssave.com). Not only will they perform a complimentary energy efficiency assessment of your home, they will assist you in obtaining rebates on...

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Steve Palenscar obtains CIC designation

Steve Palenscar has obtain the Certified Insurance Counselor or "CIC" designation. The CIC involves attending and passing a comprehensive exam at the following institutes: Personal Lines Commercial Casualty Commercial...

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Trampolines

In October 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement "Trampoline Safety in Childhood and Adolescence" in which they cautioned against the use of trampolines. Some of the key points in the...

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Do I need title insurance?

We often receive inquiries regarding title insurance. Title insurance is an important consideration when purchasing a property. Here is a link to an excellent explanation of title insurance. http://silveriwilson.com/do-...

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Is your property "up to code"?

We are fortunate in Massachusetts to have beautiful colonial and Victorian architecture. Many buildings and homes were built in the 1800s or early 1900s. Building codes have evolved over time. If you own property that...

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