In the fourth episode of The Brownstoner Podcast, Jeff Schneider, president of Gotham Brokerage, explains what renters and homeowners need to know about home insurance in New York City, from insuring historic townhouses to flooding.
Spouses and domestic partners are covered automatically -- which is good news if your partner has better credit than you.
A broker with local knowledge can help translate the requirements of co-op boards and condo boards, which can vary.
Maybe your inventory check reveals you’ve recently acquired fine art, new electronics, expensive jewelry or have done a renovation?
You likely have more “stuff” than you realize -- the average person owns more than $20,000 in personal property.
Gotham doesn’t use a bot, but they do have a diligent staff of people who will get you the proper quote in 15 minutes.
Your microwave popcorn fire spreads and the homeowner above you suffers burns. Your policy covers his expenses. True or false?
Most damages from home accidents in New York City -- from broken pipes and overflows -- are not covered by simply signing a lease.
Before you go on that four-day ski trip, ask a friend to make sure the heat is running regularly in your home -- otherwise you may be voiding your policy.
With apartment insurance, you can give your matriculating child the gift of security.