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Virginia Farm Bureau Information Center

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Insurance Life Events: Divorce and Separation

Insurance Life Events: Divorce and Separation
Life is constantly changing, and sometimes those changes involve a divorce or separation. If you’ve recently divorced or separated from your spouse, it’s important to keep insurance matters in mind and talk to your insurance agent.



Get yourself—and your home—prepared for summer storms

Get yourself—and your home—prepared for summer storms

 

Hurricanes garner more attention, but thunderstorms and lightning can be just as destructive to homes.



Home maintenance is the key to saving money this spring!

Home maintenance is the key to saving money this spring!
Spring has sprung in the commonwealth! And as the Virginia weather gets warmer it's easy to get caught up in spring cleaning and planting.



The hidden costs of ‘attractive nuisances’

The hidden costs of ‘attractive nuisances’
If a real estate agent tries to sell you a home with “attractive nuisances”—the legal term for potentially dangerous structures and features children find irresistible, like pools, ponds and swing sets—proceed with your eyes wide open. Attractive nuisances can quickly become liabilities.



How to Predict Problems Based on a Home’s Age

How to Predict Problems Based on a Home’s Age

Classic older homes have lots of charm. But not everything gets better with age. More mature homes can have problems such as plaster walls in need of repair or outdated systems that are hazardous. We have a list of home ages and potential problems to help you treat that older home with TLC.




Grilling Safely All Year Long

Grilling Safely All Year Long

Did you know that every year there are as many as 200,000 cooking-related fires, which cause hundreds of deaths and injuries throughout the U.S.? Last year in Virginia, there were 69 home fire fatalities.²




3 Precautions to Avoid Awry DIY

3 Precautions to Avoid Awry DIY

Do-it-yourself projects can save you money, but if you’re buying someone else’s DIY home, there are some precautions you should take before signing on the dotted line.




What a Home Inspector WON’T Check

What a Home Inspector WON’T Check

When buying a home, hiring a qualified inspector is a no-brainer. However, home inspection certification is voluntary, so be careful who you hire.




Flood insurance: Essential to consider, even if you don’t live in a zone now!

Flood insurance: Essential to consider, even if you don’t live in a zone now!

Even without waterfront property, you may still need flood insurance. Find out why, and where to buy it.




What Kind of Home Coverage Do You Really Need?

What Kind of Home Coverage Do You Really Need?

Homeowners insurance policies in Virginia fall roughly in three categories: named peril, open peril, or a combination of the two.




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Whether auto, home, life, or health, Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance has you covered. Get an insurance quote today.

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