Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates 

 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates 

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home.  At Amherst Insurance we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you to...
Pros and Cons of Buying a House Now

Pros and Cons of Buying a House Now

When an unexpected natural disaster or state or local emergency interrupts your plans to start house hunting, all is not lost. While opportunities to get preapproved for a mortgage, meet with a real estate agent or tour homes for sale may be on the back burner, there...
Restaurant Insurance Coverage

Restaurant Insurance Coverage

Restaurant owners face many different risks while running their business. Restaurant insurance is a specialty business insurance policy that covers several risks and gives the restaurant owner the confidence he or she needs to be successful. Whether you run a small...
Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring is on its way! After a long dark and cold winter, the bright sun and warm winds of the spring are a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunlight helps you see your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the flower beds. Get your...
Vacant Property Insurance 101

Vacant Property Insurance 101

If your home is left unoccupied for weeks or months at a time, your standard homeowners insurance policy might not provide coverage in the event of a claim. Any damages or losses that occur would have to be paid out of pocket unless you have vacant property insurance....