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About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

What to Do After an Auto Accident

Most trips to and from a home inspection appointment are pleasantly uneventful. Yet every year, about 5 million vehicle trips will result in an accident. As a Pillar To Post franchisee, it's important you know what to do after an auto accident and how you can protect yourself and your business before you get behind [...]

By | May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Handling Negative Reviews Online

Imagine you discover a client with a past-due balance has posted a negative review of your business on a popular social media platform. They tagged your Pillar To Post franchise's business page and people are commenting and sharing the post. How would you respond? How should you respond? Many people's first instinct is to defend [...]

By | May 1st, 2020|Risk Management|0 Comments

Meet Your Pillar To Post Franchisor Requirements in One Stop

As a business owner, protecting what you've built is important. Your future depends on it. The right insurance coverage is a must, given the time, money, and hard work you've invested in your Pillar To Post franchise. But you didn't become a home inspector just so you could worry about insurance details. You became a [...]

By | February 25th, 2020|Insurance|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation for Home Inspectors

Growing your Pillar To Post franchise is a big achievement, but with it comes new challenges. As employees are hired, new locations of operation open or business categories change, it's important to ensure your business stays compliant and manages the new risks, especially regarding workers’ compensation coverage. It can be difficult to manage this coverage [...]

By | January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter Road Safety for Home Inspectors

As a home inspector, you've probably noticed that winter is a time when traffic congestion is at a peak but also dangerous. Parking lots are dark, roads are wet and icy and everyone seems to be traveling for the holidays. For those who drive for their business, it's a risky time of year. Follow these [...]

By | December 20th, 2019|Risk Management|0 Comments

The Top 3 Common Claims Home Inspectors Face

As a franchisee, you know professionalism and attention to the job is key to minimizing your risk of professional liability claims. But with everything that could go wrong, the prospect of a claim still seems daunting. Research shows that there are three common claims home inspectors face more than any other — those dealing with [...]

By | November 15th, 2019|Risk Management|0 Comments

Claims-Made Versus Occurrence Policies

There are two standard Professional Liability policy forms available to business owners: claims-made policies and occurrence policies. Both offer coverage that helps protect home inspectors and their businesses, but there are a couple important differences. As a franchise owner, it's important to know what kinds of insurance is available to home inspectors so you can [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Insurance|0 Comments

Protecting What You’ve Built with Tail Coverage

Whether you're planning for retirement, selling your business or transitioning into a new career, there may come a day when you need to exit your Pillar To Post home inspection franchise. Tail coverage can help you protect yourself and what you've built, by helping manage the risk of any claims popping up after you've left [...]

By | October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you qualify for automatic insurance renewals? There’s a good chance!

At Lockton Affinity, we strive to make buying and renewing your insurance as easy as possible. With this goal in mind, we are happy to share that Lockton Affinity’s insurance policies for Pillar To Post franchisees are now eligible for automatic renewals each year. How to qualify for automatic insurance renewals If you have been [...]

By | August 12th, 2019|Insurance|0 Comments

Using Effective Communication as a Risk Management Tool

Everyone wants to be good at their profession. As a home inspector, it’s not enough to be the best at detecting defects in a home. No matter what you find, if you are not using effective communication with your clients, you are not doing a complete job. Luckily, with these tips, you can be a [...]

By | July 23rd, 2019|Risk Management|0 Comments