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The Benefits of Umbrella Insurance

Accidents can happen to anyone, often leading to extensive financial losses. Umbrella insurance is a type of personal liability coverage that covers injury to others or damage to their possessions. It covers other family or household members as well as policyholders. It is a low-cost way to obtain significant additional liability coverage. Umbrella insurance provides the following benefits. Broader Coverage Umbrella personal liability insurance can...

Home Insurance for Rental Properties: What You Need to Know

Many people who own homes today rent them out to others. If you are renting out your home, whether on a short-term or a long-term basis, it is essential to understand that your homeowners insurance may not cover losses incurred while the property is being rented. The following is information about insurance coverage for renting out a residence in different scenarios. Short-Term Rentals of a...

Here’s What First Time Homebuyers Should Know

If you are a first-time homebuyer, you are about to face a set of unfamiliar challenges. Homeowners insurance is a critical step in the process of buying a home. This insurance protects one of the biggest purchases in a lifetime. With homeowners insurance, you can protect not only the equity, but also the potential growing value of your property over time. It is worth taking...

What’s Considered a Natural Disaster, and Am I Covered?

Natural disasters happen. Although no one can predict when they will occur, homeowners insurance can give you peace of mind. First, however, it is essential to understand what qualifies as a natural disaster under the terms of your policy. Homeowners insurance covers a vast range of natural disasters, including those caused by fire, tornadoes, hail, explosions, windstorms, volcanoes, hurricanes, and extreme cold. That said, homeowners...

Can Having an Eco Friendly Home Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance?

Your homeowners insurance premiums can be reduced with eco-friendly changes to your home environment. Any way to reduce monthly costs is valuable, and it is worth considering whether making changes could help you save. Some of the incentives offered by several insurance providers include: LEED certification for a home: LEED, or “Leadership in Energy in and Environmental Design,” is a green building rating, which most...