Posts by StempleCrites

StempleCrites celebrates 3rd Anniversary

StempleCrites LLC just celebrated its 3rd Anniversary (8/1/20). The past year has seen our business continue grow, prompting a new(ish) location which allowed us to appropriately space in this locked-down world. We hired two full-time employees Brody Helline, ASA and Ian Groves (Guys, thanks for all your hard work and not panicking as the business landscape morphed before our eyes).…

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Grounded

We have logged millions of airmiles during our careers to meet with clients and inspect assets, and we expected to add to that total this year.  The pandemic has temporarily put an end to that, having slowed the economy to a crawl and even more drastically impaired our ability to travel worldwide for our clients.…

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“Can you perform a desktop appraisal?”

The number one business question I am getting right now is, “Can you perform a ‘Desktop’ appraisal?” Can appraisals be done via desktop? – Yes. Should appraisals be done via desktop? – Well, that depends.  Any appraiser will tell you they’d prefer to see the asset(s) being valued, for a multitude of reasons. The biggest…

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StempleCrites article published by the CPCU in Spring 2020 issue

The CPCU Society published an article written by Mark Crites in its most recent issue. The article “A Look at How Inflation, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Location Affect Insurable Values You Report” covers what Risk Managers, Brokers and Underwriters should be aware of to produce accurate insurable values. The article can be accessed below: http://www.stemplecrites.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/CPCUSocietyINSIGHTS_Spring2020_SC_Article.pdf

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Insurers push back on bad property estimates

Posted On: Feb. 1, 2020 12:00 AM CST Claire Wilkinson Commercial property valuations in insurance contracts are garnering heightened scrutiny in a hardening market as insurers burned by unexpectedly large claims in recent catastrophes seek to tighten underwriting standards, according to industry experts. As part of their increased diligence around valuations, property insurers are sometimes…

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StempleCrites Supporting Youth Charities – 2019 Soapbox Derby

The Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby raised over $25,000 this year in support of the Global Village Project, a special purpose middle school, serving refugee students from Clarkston, Georgia – one of the most diverse cities in the nation. StempleCrites has been a longtime supporter of Atlanta’s Madison Avenue Community Fund, helping to raise over $155,000…

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The Rates They Have Been A Changin’.

While at RIMS 2019 and since, seems like every risk manager, broker, property placement specialist, and carrier I have spoken with has brought up the fact that the market is firming, in a strong way.  Some industries harder than others, but no one is going to be immune.  Simply, everyone is going to pay more…

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StempleCrites celebrates 2nd Anniversary

StempleCrites is celebrating its 2nd Anniversary (8/1/19). We would like to thank everyone; from those who have kindly connected via LinkedIn, to those who have trusted us to help them, their company, or their clients, for helping us to succeed and hopefully vice versa. Thank you for seeing us as a resource, trusted advisor, business…

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