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Property Insurance

An Introductory Guide to Interpreting Property Insurance Policies

Brad Reid | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

One would think that understanding property insurance policies would be a refined and standardized procedure since modern property insurance dates from the Great Fire of London of 1666. However, insurance occupies a constantly developing regulatory, contractual, and judicial landscape.

Extremism Is Okay, Thoughtlessness Isn't

Eli Lehrer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

It's not fine -- or good -- when legislators introduce bills that don't seem to reflect any thought at all. And that's just what one New Jersey Democrat has done.

Something for Everybody (To Hate): Rep. Wilson's Beach House Bailout

Eli Lehrer | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

The bill that Wilson wants to pass is a hugely expensive, big government takeover of a productive private market that promises to do immense environmental damage by providing massive new subsidies to private developers.

Due Diligence Is More Than Reading An Appraisal

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Whether you are acquiring eight or 800 units, there are no shortcuts. The process of determining investment worthiness, is called due diligence.

GOP Favors Public Option for Property, Not People

David Cay Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Cay Johnston

The bias in favor of property over people should be ended with all deliberate speed by raising the standard for people to that of property. A public option would be one small step in that direction.