Things to Consider for Fire Insurance in California’s High Fire Danger Areas

Last month’s fires (October 2019) throughout California marked the fourth consecutive year of catastrophic losses in the state. Annual wildfires are now the expected norm by insurance carriers, which has led to tighter, extremely conservative underwriting. It’s important to note that following all our recommendations will not guarantee acceptance of your property. Rather, these items are intended … Read more

A Review of Firescaping by Douglas Kent: Important Fire Safety Tips for Mountain Homeowners

Earlier this month, the Second Edition of Firescaping by Douglas Kent was released. The book is a comprehensive and clearly written resource that should be read by anyone living in the mountains or rural parts of CA. Wildfires have thrown the California home insurance market into chaos, and any measures that can help to improve a home’s insurability should … Read more