Blog Posts for Landlords2020-02-06T20:02:39-05:00

Blog Posts for Landlords

Homeowner Spring Safety Tips

Now is a great time to make safety checks in and around your property. These spring safety tips will get you started. Here in the Northeast—particularly in the New York City area—the arrival of spring has gotten lost in the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic. The [...]

We’re Still Open for Business

March 19, 2020During this unprecedented time, our office remains open, and we are ready to serve you. As always, you can pick up the phone and speak to a real person about your questions and needs. If the phones are busy, you'll receive a prompt [...]

What Insurance Does a Landlord Need?

What insurance does a landlord need? This article covers both basic landlord insurance and optional coverage you may want to consider. If you’re considering renting out your property and you’re not planning on living there, chances are, your homeowner’s insurance won’t cover potential damages [...]

Water in Your Building: What’s Covered, What Isn’t?

Landlords and homeowners need to know what types of water coverage their insurance policy includes before water damage occurs. Every day, at least one water main breaks in New York City.The big breaks can flood subway tunnels and close streets, making life difficult and [...]

Tenant Discrimination Insurance: What It Is and Why You Need It

Tenant Discrimination Insurance protects landlord, manager, or owner from accusations of discrimination. You don’t discriminate against potential or current tenants. You’re careful to treat everyone equally. So why do you need Tenant Discrimination Insurance?Because your potential liability goes far beyond your own words and [...]

NYC Sidewalk Law Raises Stakes for Out-of-Possession Property Owners

Landlords can require tenants to be responsible for sidewalk winter conditions per the lease agreement, but meticulous details are advised. You’re an out-of-possession landlord. To satisfy NYC sidewalk laws, the agreement you have with your tenants specifies that they’re responsible for, among other duties, [...]

Do Landlords Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

Do you use your personal vehicle for business use? Here is how to determine when commercial auto insurance is necessary. As a landlord or building owner, you probably drive your personal vehicle for business. Or you use your car for personal use most of [...]

How much should landlord insurance cost?

Insurance costs may differ for nearly identical buildings for numerous reasons. Comparing multiple insurance bids will help you get the best price and coverage. For many landlords, especially first timers, the cost to insure their building may seem mysterious. Why are the costs so [...]