News & Announcements
September 8, 2020
How To Help Your Children With Remote Learning During COVID-19
Many Virginia families are sailing through uncharted waters this school year as children are getting their education online. Parents are feeling the stress of balancing their work lives with new home responsibilities, so we are here to help. Follow these …
September 3, 2020
Get a CLUE. Report that is.
CLUE stands for “Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange.” It is a database of homeowner claims shared by insurers that is used to identify a property’s risk level when setting premiums. A clue report on a home would include the following information …
September 2, 2020
Ordinance & Law Coverage
What is it? Do I need it? Do I have it with my Mutual Assurance Society Policy? What is it? Ordinance and law coverage provides financial assistance if a home must be brought up to state or municipal codes. This …
August 24, 2020
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Alert From Your Flo Device
The Flo by Moen device that many of our members have already installed in their homes has proven itself time and again as an invaluable tool in protecting homes from water damage. One member has reported coming home from …
August 21, 2020
How You Can Help Protect Your Home From COVID-19 This Winter
With colder months just ahead, and a predicted surge in COVID-19 cases as a result, how can you help protect your home from spreading COVID-19 should a guest or family member be exposed.
August 19, 2020
How to Prepare Your Home For An Earthquake
Earthquakes are rare in Virginia, but they can have devastating results. Here are some simple steps you can take to help protect your home should a tremblor hit your community. Inside Your House Fit gas appliances with flexible connections and/or …
August 19, 2020
Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns A Rating to Mutual Assurance Society
The Kroll Bond Rating Agency, KBRA, rates the financial strength and/or debt of insurance operating companies like Mutual Assurance Society. KBRA looks at financial information sourced from both public and non-public documents and uses this information to provide a forward-looking …
August 17, 2020
Derecho: What is it and does it happen in Virginia?
People who lived in or were visiting Virginia on June 29th, 2012 know what it feels like to be caught in a derecho. So what exactly is a derecho?
August 13, 2020
Moving Patterns in Virginia
Each year, United Van Lines presents a study that looks at moving/relocation patterns in each state. Virginia has come in as the 14th highest state for outbound moves, with 52.9% of its migrating population choosing to leave The Commonwealth and …
August 7, 2020
How to Protect Your Home During a Renovation
If you are considering a renovation of your home, no matter how large or how small, follow these tips for keeping your home safe. Notify your home insurance provider before you start the renovation to make sure your policy will …