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Understanding Commercial Property Underwriting - COPE in All its Glory

Author: Chris Boggs

Today's commercial property underwriters use the same information their predecessors used nearly 400 years ago: Construction, Occupancy, Protection, and Exposure. Combined, these four elements are known as "COPE" underwriting.

In this 42-page Big "I" Virtual University Risk & Reality Report, author Chris Boggs instructs readers (be they agents, brokers, or underwriters) in the purpose of and methodology for gathering all necessary commercial property underwriting information. You'll come away with:

     - A better understanding of the four key Property Underwriting factors - Construction, Occupancy, Protection, and Exposure;
     - The tools you need to better advise insureds regarding methods to improve their property risk; and
     - Learn how how to best present property information to the underwriter for improved pricing.

Check out this Risk & Reality Report's Table of Contents.


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Our Risk & Reality Reports are white papers adapted from various Big "I" Virtual University webinars and articles written by some of the industry's leading experts.

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