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Don’t Have a Home Inventory List for Apartment Insurance? Don’t Worry, Here’s How

Posted September 25, 2017 at 10:00 am

When it comes to apartment insurance, second in importance to your home possessions is a record of your home possessions. You can do this easily with a home survey. Here’s how: 1. A comprehensive home inventory should include a spreadsheet with the item description (make, model, serial number, value, and purchase date). Even more important for […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Summer Storms and Your Apartment

Posted July 11, 2017 at 10:01 am

A recent survey from a national insurance provider found that 59 percent of adults ages 23 to 29 do not have renter’s insurance. And last time we checked, 100 percent of renters are susceptible to damages from summer storms. How so? Glad you asked. Don’t get caught in the dark. Did you know that during […]

Let Gotham Show You How Getting NYC Apartment Insurance is Fast, Friendly, Affordable and Easy

Posted June 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

When it comes to apartment insurance, getting it quick is good, but getting the right policy is even better when it comes time to file a claim. It all comes down to service. A steady and experienced hand knows the right questions to ask. Here are a few situations when it can make all the […]

Your First Co-op or Condo? Here are 3 Things Buyers Need to Know

Posted May 30, 2017 at 10:05 am

So you’re upgrading and moving out of your rental with three roommates. The next step is renting a place with just one roommate, going solo, or buying a condo or co-op. Here are some things you need to know now that you’ve made that adult decision: Getting back to doing what I know best #sunbathing […]

This Isn’t the Suburbs: Why to Go with a Local Insurance Broker

Posted March 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

Gotham Brokerage has over 50 years of experience working with New Yorkers, and they can set you up with the right policy in just 20 minutes.

Why Freelancers Need Apartment Insurance

Posted March 8, 2016 at 10:15 am

Being a freelancer is tough enough. If something happens to your laptop — basically your whole office in one delicate package — it can be a catastrophe for someone with a dozen deadlines, living paycheck to paycheck. So what happens if a pipe bursts in your walls? Or someone breaks into your apartment? Or a small electrical fire two floors down results in firefighters breaking in […]

One Simple Step to Protect Your Hard-Earned Money

Last modified February 29, 2016 at 7:14 pm

Photo by 401K Calculator via Flickr You work hard, spend long hours commuting, and spend your precious free time thinking about ways to make your life more fulfilling. Eat healthier. Go to the gym. Make smarter decisions with your money. For that last one, there’s one simple thing you can do right away. In a […]

When It Comes to Pizza and Apartment Insurance, Keep It Local

Posted February 3, 2016 at 10:15 am

New York City isn’t like the rest of the country. Don’t believe us? Look at what national chains call pizza. Stuffed crusts? HOT DOG CRUSTS? Yeesh. This may pass for pizza in parts of the country that don’t know any better, but here in New York, good sauce and a perfect crust are more important […]

Protect Your Possessions from Your Destructive Kids

Posted February 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Even if your children are angels 98% of the time, it only takes that other 2% to do some damage to your home. Maybe they decide to draw themselves a bath, and leave the water running, flooding your apartment as well as your downstairs neighbors’. They may try to flush their stuffed Nemo doll down […]

Protect Yourself from Old Man Winter

Posted February 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

When you were a kid, what was better than a snow storm? You didn’t have to go to school, and you spent the day building snow forts, sledding, or, if it was snowing too hard, just sipping hot chocolate in front of the TV. As fun as snow storms can be for kids, adults have […]