Update Your Insurance in Time for the Holidays

Many people do not bother to review their home and auto insurance policies until or unless something major changes. During times of drastic change, however, making sure those policies are updated can fall through the cracks. It’s a good idea to take a second look at the coverage offered by your home and auto insurance […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Thanksgiving is a fun and festive kickoff to the holiday season. But with all the activity in the kitchen and throughout your home, you need to make sure to take precautions that keep everyone safe. The National Fire Protection Association offers some tips for preventing home fires and other dangers during your Thanksgiving celebration. Stay […]

Top 10 Reasons to Call Your Insurance Agent Today

We understand. We know we are the last people you think to call when you make what might seem like a minor change to your life or household. But you could be making a big mistake. You paid off your car: call us! You got a new company car: call us! You’ve hired a full-time […]

Condo Owners and Renters Insurance Are Not the Same. Here’s What You Need, and What You Don’t.

Renters and condominium owners face the same risks as all homeowners. Anyone’s belongings can be lost to fire or theft, and anyone can be sued for causing injury or property damage to someone else or their property. Your landlord and your condo owners association have insurance, but they will not cover your belongings inside of […]

Prepare Your Home for the Next Big Storm

Winter storms ravager the northern part of the country, tornadoes greatly impact the south central and Midwest, and hurricanes devastate the coastal regions. Storms affect everyone. . The best way to avoid having to do more work in the aftermath of a storm is to prepare your home before it hits. Keeping trees trimmed and […]

Avoid Costly Home Insurance Claims By Staying Safe

Summer is the time for backyard barbecues, relaxing afternoons by the pool, fireworks displays and roasting marshmallows over the fire pit. It is also the time in which home insurance claims skyrocket. , That’s why it is important to take safety measures to avoid making a costly claim on your home insurance policy. Small claims […]

Insurance as Adventurous as Your Yacht or Boat

If you had to list the reasons why you enjoy boating or yachting, you would find no shortage of motives. The wind in your hair; the spray lightly pattering your skin; the serenity of the water; the feeling of exploration; the bonding with friends and family; the fishing; the discovery; the… you get the picture. […]

Flood Insurance Coverage Essential for Spring

As the snow continues to fly in some areas of the country, postponing the spring melt, there is still time to secure a flood insurance policy for your home. Some homeowners living in or near a mapped flood zone may be required to carry such insurance as part of their mortgage agreement. Even if you […]

Five Star Agency Designation Highlights Commitment to Excellence

Leslie S. Ray Insurance Agency, Inc. is one of an elite group of Massachusetts insurance agencies that have earned the prestigious Five Star Agency Award of Distinction. The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) awards the Five Star Agency designation to agencies that display an outstanding commitment to excellence in all areas of their business. […]

Special Personal Property Coverage May be Necessary for Your Jewelry, Art, Antiques and More

If you have antiques, jewelry, furs, expensive artwork, silver or other valuable collections in your home (or even just one valuable piece), you need to review your homeowners insurance to be sure that you have enough coverage. Special Personal Property Coverage Homeowners insurance covers a person’s home and its contents. Personal property coverage is the […]