Changes Announced for 2017 Director Elections
The GFM Board of Directors approved several changes for the 2017 election for GFM Board members, including the time line for submission and additional eligibility requirements. Also approved was a special election for the vacancy for District 8 for a 4-year term...(read more).
Let Germania Insure Your Piece of Texas
Texas homebuyers are seeking the same rural refuge their parents and grandparents enjoyed, even if they must commute into the big city for work. Ranchettes, as they’re now called, are springing up in subdivisions on the outskirts of major cities like Austin, Houston and Dallas and small towns. These are properties of 2 to 40 acres, enough land for a small barn or barndominium, horses and other livestock, and a large garden. Germania has been insuring small farms and ranches for 120 years. Now we’re writing policies for ranchettes with the same coverage for animals and other exposures that other companies won’t write….Read more.
Plan Now to Keep Your Family Safe from Storms
Hurricane season started on June 1, and it only takes one storm to change your family’s life. If you’re not ready, you still have time to prepare. Weather experts predict an active Atlantic hurricane season of about 14 named storms this year, and any one of those could affect Texas and other Gulf Coast states.
When planning to keep your family safe during a hurricane, consider taking the following precautions:
Make Sure Your Roof Age is Accurate at Renewal
Hail and windstorms have plagued Texas for years and as a result insurance companies raised rates to cope with the adverse losses. In addition to rate increases, many carriers have implemented additional strategies to lessen the impact of weather losses including ACV roof endorsements, increased inspections and . . . read more