Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Most of the Homes and Condos owned by U.S., Canadian and other foreigners in Mexico are located near the coast. With the 2013 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season underway, leading Mexico Home Insurer http://www.mexpro.com (an International Insurance Group, Inc. Company) advises owners of property in Mexico to take the following steps to prepare for hurricane season.
1. Get Mexican Homeowner’s Insurance. If a policy is already in place, it should be reviewed carefully. Does the current policy offer hurricane coverage? Is the insurer A-rated with the A.M. Best Company, and thus able to withstand thousands of hurricane claims? Is the policy written on U.S.-style coverage forms?
Many Mexico based homeowner’s insurance plans do not offer hurricane coverage, and those that do may include severe coverage restrictions, or use outdated policy language. Mexpro.com, a U.S. based insurance provider, offers Homeowner’s Insurance with hurricane coverage, available with fixed deductibles and low co-payments in all coastal areas.
“At this time, we do not have any moratoriums on writing new policies. But that could change quickly, as more storms begin to develop”, stated Jim Labelle, CEO of Mexpro.com.
Property owners are advised to act now to obtain coverage before moratoriums take effect. Mexico Homeowners can get A-rated coverage, based on U.S.-style policy language, directly online at http://www.mexpro.com or by calling 1-888-467-4639 (U.S. and Canada) or 001-888-467-4639 (toll free from Mexico).
2. Protect belongings. Those homeowners in residence in Mexico during hurricane season should pay attention to the weather. When a storm is approaching or threatened, homeowners should take precautions such as storing valuables in a safe place.
3. Be vigilant. Keep an eye on the local weather tracking websites. Have your insurance policies handy.
4. Board up windows. If a storm looks like it is going to hit, cover windows with boards. These don’t have to be special hurricane shutters, but they need to be thick and securely nailed over the windows.
5. Owners of homes and condos in Mexico who rent their houses out should also communicate these items to the renters.
Hurricane season can be damaging and expensive, especially to the unprepared. Consumers who own homes or condos in Mexico are encouraged to contact MexPro to discuss their current policy coverage and receive a free, no obligation coverage analysis and premium quotation.