Underwritten Blog

How the Increased Cost of Building Materials May Impact the Insured
According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall building material prices have increased…
The NFIP in Jeopardy Again
The NFIP's new Risk Rating 2.0 insurance modeling is set to begin tomorrow, October 1st. There's one problem, a government shutdown is looming today.
Save Time with Online Quoting Tools
As insuretech advances, more agents are quoting online. There is an ease to online quoting that offers complete flexibility and greater transparency in…
What You Need to Know About the New FEMA Flood Insurance Rating System
FEMA is releasing its flood insurance Risk Rating 2.0 system and it's set to begin on October 1, 2021. But what does this new rating methodology mean for…
Winning More Business Through Home-based Businesses
The pandemic has brought forward a new understanding of business. Several homeowners have turned part of their personal space into a location to launch…
A Commonly Overlooked Coverage: Cyber Liability
Most business owners take insurance into consideration. Typically they consider the coverage they'll need for bodily injury and property damage. Some…
Insurance Risks to Target in 2021
As we move into 2021, we're not sure which lines of insurance will see a resurgence. Regardless, some industries have held their ground over the last 12…
Cyber Liability Should Become Top Coverage Request in 2021
According to PurpleSec, a U.S. based IT security firm, cybercrime has increased by 600% in 2020. This is partly due to sophisticated COVID-19 related…
The Benefits of Targeting Mixed Use Commercial Real Estate
Due to a lack of commercial land, and the avoidance of urban sprawl, mixed-use commercial space has become the norm in small towns throughout New England…
State Guidelines for the Construction Sector Amid COVID-19
Construction is at a near halt in most states, and insurers and contractors are hoping for a vital restart of large and essential projects. In certain…