What to Look for When Purchasing Your First Home

What to Look for When Purchasing Your First Home

1August,2016
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Inspect these three important details before you sign on the dotted line and you pass the point of no return. Purchasing a new home can be a significant point in your life and it is also a significant investment in time, energy, and of course, money. These investments put a toll on your body and can be a source of significant stress as well. There Read More

How to Avoid a Social Media Hack

How to Avoid a Social Media Hack

5July,2016
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If you or your business has a social media account, it may come under siege to a cyber security attack. Social media is where you are able to catch up with friends, share pictures of your recent vacation, and post funny statuses. But as posting on these social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram has become more and more integrated Read More

How Secure, Exactly, Is Your Hotel Safe?

How Secure, Exactly, Is Your Hotel Safe?

30June,2016
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Hotel safes give the illusion of protection for the valuable items you bring on your vacation, but are they actually safe? Room safes are likely the only option you have when it comes to the safety of your valuable items. They are, after all, called “safes” for a reason (i.e. they theoretically keep the stuff you put in them safe). But if you Read More

California Law Update: Employment 2016

California Law Update: Employment 2016

27June,2016
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New laws will be coming to California as progress makes way in this wonderful state. On April 21, 2016, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed the Paid Parental Leave Ordinance. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2017; in San Francisco, employers with 50 or more employees will be required to provide wage replacement to employees who will take Read More

What Does Comprehensive Coverage Mean?

What Does Comprehensive Coverage Mean?

22June,2016
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Comprehensive coverage gets thrown around in the world of auto insurance, but do you know what it does? A storm passing by is stronger than anticipated, and you didn’t put your car in the garage. The strong winds distort a nearby tree and stress its branches to the breaking point. A big branch falls from the tree and crashes into the windshield of Read More

Earthquake Safety Tips

Earthquake Safety Tips

15June,2016
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The next big one is bound to hit within the next decade; are you prepared for it? Impending doom is something not many people want to think about. As a result, a lot of us aren't prepared for when the inevitable happens. Earthquakes are one of those dangers. Tectonic plates slowly move across the surface of the Earth, about an inch every year. Read More

Sample Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Program

Sample Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Program

9June,2016
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To protect your business and reputation, falls and slips should always be prevented to the best of your ability. Businesses are almost always on the losing end of the legal battle when it comes to falls and slips, so, as a business owner, doing everything in your power to prevent such a catastrophe is in your best interest. It's important to train Read More

Wine Counterfeit: Your $500 Bottle of Wine May Actually Just Be a $30 Bottle

Wine Counterfeit: Your $500 Bottle of Wine May Actually Just Be a $30 Bottle

6June,2016
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True wine connoisseurs pride themselves on being able to pick out the smallest details when it comes to their wine. Are they all that they’re cracked up to be? The short answer is no. Even the most experienced connoisseur, the ones that can truly do amazing things with their nose and taste buds, fail to tell the difference between a $10,000 bottle Read More

3 Reasons Why Burglars Target Apartments and Condos

3 Reasons Why Burglars Target Apartments and Condos

27May,2016
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Burglar’s choice is apartments and condos.  Why, you might ask?  We’ve all heard the popular saying, “there’s safety in numbers.” We can see a good example of a herd of rhinos coming end-to-end to fending off the fierce lion pack when under attack. However, numbers may not play to your advantage when living in an apartment or condo complex. Read More

What is WaterCop and How Will It Help You?

What is WaterCop™ and How Will It Help You?

23May,2016
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Stop small plumbing leaks before they become major flood problems and ruin your home. Homeowners can benefit from the protection and peace of mind that the WaterCop™ system (or a similar system) provides to their home. Flood damage is the most common home insurance claim that is made throughout the U.S.   Your Insurance coverage can help to ease Read More

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company has taken to keep our CLIENTS and Teammates safe was to design a complete virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to being of service.