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A Look Back into 2016

Dec 29, 2016 12:35:20 PM |

Posted by The Southern Oak Team

| Category: Homeowner's Insurance, Home Safety, Family Safety

2016 has proven to be a great year for us all, and it's safe to say we've all worked hard towards our goals. Asshutterstock_347009834.jpg we look back at 2016, one thing is certain: family safety and security has been a top priority for everyone, especially our policyholders. Being an agent means you are your policyholders' go-to in regards to policy questions, resources, and information. As we enter 2017, we want to make sure your policyholders are as prepared as ever with resources to help them have a safe, happy and healthy new year. Please use these resources as guides to share with your policyholders, and help them enter 2017 with some new knowledge.

Home Insurance Claims eBook

Life is unpredictable, and being in the insurance industry means we have figured out solutioeBook-HomeInsuranceClaims.pngns, coverage and
guidelines in regards to protection. When life deals your policyholders a bad hand, they want to feel safe knowing they have Southern Oak to protect them. In the Home Insurance Claims eBook, we go through numerous out-of-the-box scenarios, and whether or not their homeowners insurance would cover them. After all, life wouldn't be fun without a little surprise. 


Home Inventory Checklist

Being a Florida homeowner means we're all used to storm season every year. Although we may not besmall_home_inventory_checklist_cover.jpg affected directly, it's better to take extra precaution in case of disaster. The Home Inventory Checklist is a worksheet to help your policyholders prepare for storms and emergencies. This checklist is used for policyholders to record all of their valuables and the prices, dates purchased and pictures. That way, if they are affected, they can take the guesswork out of their claim and know exactly what is covered.


Family Emergency Plan

Family safety is important for not only your policyholders, but yourselves as well. When disaster strikes, FamilyEmergencyPlan.jpgparents feel safe knowing their family is prepared with a plan on what to do. The Family Emergency Plan is designed to help families come up with an emergency plan in case of severe weather, fire, or other home emergencies. Having the kids involved helps everyone feel safe and protected. The Emergency Plan includes a disaster supply kit checklist, evacuation plan, critical information, and more. A family with a plan is a family that is taking safety very seriously, so share this with your policyholders before it's too late.



Giving your policyholders up-to-date, relative information year-round is a priority in ensuring their trust as an agent. Throughout 2016, we have written many blogs ranging from fire safety to cleaning products. However, our most important ones outline basic coverage information, what questions to ask and when they should be calling you, their agent. These 3 blogs will cover all of the basic information your policyholders may have in regards to their homeowners policy.

  • 7 Questions to Ask Your Home Insurance Agent: This blog is a general guide about what types of questions your policyholders should be asking to receive the most information about their specific policy.
  • When Should I Talk With a Homeowners Insurance Agent:: Some policyholders may not know when they should contact you, whether it be if they're moving or buying expensive jewelry. This blog outlines all of the different scenarios in which policyholders should be contacting you about any updates.
  • What's Covered in Your Homeowners Insurance?Homeowners coverage varies by policy, and your policyholders may not know exactly what is covered. This blog gives a general description of things that are or aren't covered, and what they can do to receive additional coverage.

Use these above resources as guides to help your policyholders make informative decisions, protect their families and enter 2017 knowing Southern Oak is here for them, no matter what. 

If you're interested in sharing these resources with your policyholders, visit www.southernoakmarketing.com, sign up and simply add the content to your cart. It's free, and it's an easy, effective and safe way to share imporant information. Thanks for being a part of the Southern Oak family!

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