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Travel Tip of the Week!

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There’s No Conspiracy, and 6 Other Things Your Home Insurance Agent Wishes You Knew

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Douglas Motz Receives 2016 Sustainability Successful Agent

I am so honored to have received another award from Farmers Insurance on achieving 2016 Sustainability Successful Agent (SSA) status for Commercial Insurance. As an SSA agent I am a part of a select group agents that makes up less than TEN PERCENT of the Farmers Insurance agency force. Call Doug Motz Insurance for ALL of your Business Insurance needs…read more →

Coachella Valley Rescue Mission’s Annual “Backpack Bonanza”

It’s that time of the year again! Start collecting your  “Backpacks & Back to School Supplies”      for the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission’s  August 20th, 2016 If you would like to donate backpacks and school supplies you can drop them off Monday thru Friday between 9:00am-5:00pm at: Douglas Motz Insurance Agency 43875 Washington St. Suite H Palm Desert North/West Corner of…read more →

Desert Trip: “Carpool for Hire”

In the past, many people have been known to “carpool for hire”, meaning they will drop off & pick up passengers at Stagecoach or Coachella Fest for a fee. With our upcoming CONCERT of a LIFETIME, Desert Trip, I am sure there will be many people wanting to “carpool for hire”. But BEFORE you do, you need to contact your insurance…read more →

Desert Trip: What You Need to Know BEFORE Renting Your House or Condo

I am sure by now most of the residents of the Coachella Valley has “Heard the Buzz” about Desert Trip! Many homeowners in the desert will be wanting to rent their houses or condos for this CONCERT of a LIFETIME hoping to make a few extra bucks for this weekend. Something they usually don’t think about is that their homeowners’…read more →

FREE New Policyholder Earthquake Kit

FREE New Policyholder Earthquake Kit

California rocks as a place to live. But it rocks with earthquakes, too! California Earthquake Authority has a new California Rocks! campaign. For a limited time, when you purchase your EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE from Doug Motz Insurance Agency the CEA will send you a FREE New Policyholder Earthquake Kit.  Many Californians are unaware that earthquake damage is not covered by their home insurance…read more →

Do I Really Need Flood Insurance?

Do I Really Need Flood Insurance?

Most important is the fact that a Homeowners or Condo insurance policy doesn’t cover flood damage. Flooding occurs in moderate-to-low risk areas as well as in high-risk areas. Poor drainage systems, rapid accumulation of rainfall, snowmelt, and broken water mains can all result in flood. Properties on a hillside can be damaged by mudflow, a covered peril under the Standard…read more →

Are You Ready for El Nino?

Are You Ready for El Nino?

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center says that all computer models are now predicting a strong El Niño to peak in the late fall or early winter. A host of observations have led scientists to conclude that “collectively, these atmospheric and oceanic features reflect a significant and strengthening El Niño.” “This definitely has the potential of being the Godzilla…read more →

Do I need Extra Coverage on My Homeowners’ Policy if I have a Pool?

Having a pool is a dream for many homeowners. After all, a pool can be the main attraction for families during their summer vacation. However, swimming pools and hot tubs are considered an attractive nuisance because of the increased chances of injury or death linked to pool accidents. Your homeowners’ policy does face a higher premium due to the elevated…read more →