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Gotham Brokerage Prepares New Yorkers for Winter Storm

Posted on January 27, 2015

New York City awaits the snowstorm with 18-24 inches expected over the next two days, winds at 20-30 miles per hour

A potentially devastating blizzard is expected to hit the New York City area today and tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters have called for 18-24 inches of snow accumulation and winds of 20-30 miles per hour.

Gotham Brokerage covers New Yorkers faster than a snowstorm can.

Gotham Brokerage covers New Yorkers faster than a snowstorm can.

This is the forecast you dreamed of as a child, full of promises of snowball fights and sledding. But grownups dread the thought of storms damaging the homes that provide shelter and carry the value of much of our life’s work.

Forecasters say to expect 18-24 inches of snow over the weekend. Are you prepared?

Forecasters say to expect 18-24 inches of snow over the weekend. Are you prepared?

A buildup of snow can cause a roof to collapse. A power outage caused by high winds, snow or ice could lead to pipes freezing and bursting. Ice can get into the cracks in your walls, causing further damage. It became apparent in 2013 what storms could do when insured losses totalled $1.9 billion dollars — the third most costly type of natural disaster, after hurricanes and tornadoes.

Fortunately, Gotham Brokerage Co. Inc. has more than 50 years of experience matching New Yorkers with the right insurance policies, and they know what New York City winters can do. As an insurance broker, Gotham Brokerage works with multiple insurers and can make sure that you find the policy that’s right for you, whether you rent a one-bedroom apartment or own your own townhouse.

Don’t wait until you get snowed in. Contact Gotham Brokerage today.