09.10.2021

Insurance Market Cycles and the “Hard Market” We Are In

The insurance industry, like most industries, experiences periods of growth and periods of retraction. We refer to periods of growth as “soft markets” and periods of retractions as “hard markets.” Each period may last anywhere...

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08.15.2021

How to Take Control of Your Insurance Premiums

If you don’t understand something, you can’t control it. At JGS, we believe that taking control of your insurance premiums starts with education. Today, we will be pulling back the curtain on how the insurance...

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07.15.2021

Reopening Decisions for Your Community Association

If you are a community manager, resident, or a board member of a community association, we know reopening strata facilities is at the top of mind. However, the safety of residents is at stake, so...

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02.17.2021

Preventing Frozen Pipes and Plumbing

Every winter thousands of pipes, fixtures, and appliances freeze and burst because of inadequate heat or insulation. When a frozen pipe bursts, the result is always extensive water damage. When it comes to preventing frozen...

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01.07.2021

New Jersey’s Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

1/13/2021 Update: Beginning January 14th, individuals over 65 and individuals 16-54 with certain medical conditions as defined by the CDC will be eligible. Individuals at High Risk (Phase 1B) (effective 1/14/21) Individuals aged 65 and...

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12.14.2020

Winter Driving Tips

Driving in the winter can be harrowing, especially in snowstorms and icy conditions. By getting your car ready for winter and using some simple tips to drive safely, you can face almost any weather Mother...

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12.14.2020

Snow Removal Safety Tips

That first snowfall of the year is a truly beautiful event. But getting back into winter routines and snow removal habits isn’t always the easiest transition. This is a season where a safety-first attitude can...

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10.13.2020

The Bummer Summer

By Robin Manougian, Vice President The early days of COVID-19 seemed like a long snow day. Businesses shut down and restaurants closed. Were it not for the specter of the unseen threat around us, the empty...

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09.02.2020

Why Do Property Managers Need Errors & Omissions Insurance?

By Ryan Hager, Assistant Vice President Property managers wear many different hats in the course of their jobs. In addition to overseeing the maintenance, security, and the overall welfare of the properties they manage, at...

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04.09.2020

Social Distance: COVID-19 and Community Associations

COVID-19 has thrown virtually every aspect of modern life into disarray. From small businesses and supply chains right down to simply going outside to enjoy a day at the park with friends, everything seems to...

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03.25.2020

Impact of Coronavirus on Community Associations

As you know, the number of reported cases of Coronavirus/COVID-19 is increasing each day. The president has declared a national emergency and high-profile events in our area and across the country have been canceled or...

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01.03.2020

If A Tree Falls…

By Robin Manougian, Vice President – JMI, a JGS subsidiary Named storms aside, seasonal storms can pack a wallop that can lead to not only damaged property but also discord among friends and neighbors if...

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