Trespasser Problem? 6 Tips for Catching Uninvited Guests

Trespasser Problems If you own property with a large amount of acreage, then you know how difficult it can be to monitor that much land at all times. Even with today’s technology, you can’t be everywhere all at once. Here are just a few tips from the American Hunting Lease Association to help catch trespassers on your property. As well as why trespasser insurance is so important. Check perimeter of your property for damaged/cut fences or open gates One easy way to know if there have been uninvited guests on your property is to conduct routine checks of the perimeter to check for gates left open or fences that have been cut or run over to allow access. While it is possible an [...]

2021-01-11T18:28:20+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Vacant Land|

Purchasing Land Insurance for Vacant Land

Vacant Land If you own property that is vacant and undeveloped, you may be left open to unnecessary risks and liability. In order to protect yourself and your investment, you should purchase vacant land insurance. The American Hunting Lease Association has created this guide to vacant land insurance in order to make your shopping experience easy and quick. The Basics You are not required by law to purchase land insurance; but this coverage can be a lifesaver if you are found liable of an injury due to guests or trespassers on your land. If you do not yet own your property fully, your financer may request you purchase vacant land insurance. Or if your property has existing structures (barns, sheds nonresidential structures), The American Hunting [...]

2021-01-11T18:40:57+00:00February 19th, 2020|Vacant Land|

Do I Need Insurance on Vacant Land?

If you own property you have probably had the thought before – “what happens if someone gets injured on my land?” It doesn’t matter if the guest was invited or a trespasser, if they are injured on your property and they decide to sue, you could, in the very least, be forced to pay exorbitant legal fees. Worse even, if you are found liable by the courts, you could be forced to pay for medical expenses as well! This might all sound silly to you, especially in the case of trespassers as they have no right to your property, but as a landowner, you have the responsibility of keeping a reasonable level of safety and maintenance to your property. That means clearing established [...]

2020-04-20T17:32:55+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Vacant Land|

Vacant Land Insurance: Protecting Yourself and Your Investments

You can do your best to make your property as safe as possible, but dangers can arise in an instant on vacant timberland. That’s why you need to protect yourself and your investments from expensive lawsuits with Vacant Land Liability Insurance. While most insurance policies will cover a landowner from liability against a Licensee or an Invitee, very few policies will cover a landowner against Trespassers. Timberland liability insurance differs from other types of liability insurance in several ways including coverages and protections against lawsuits from an individual trespassing on your property. Yes, even if a person enters your property uninvited, you may still be liable if they are injured while on your land. There are two notable examples of when a landowner [...]

2020-05-01T14:49:37+00:00January 21st, 2020|Vacant Land|