Category: Homeowners Insurance

How Is Condo Insurance Different From Homeowners Insurance?

Whether the space you live in is a condo or a house, if you own your own home, you need insurance. Property owners are responsible not only for what happens to their property, but also for what happens to visitors on the premises. However, a condo is not the same type of structure as a house, and there are key differences between homeowners insurance and...

Will My Homeowners Insurance Cover Damage To My Yard?

Each homeowners insurance policy is different. Our friendly agent will be happy to review your policy with you to help ensure you have the coverage you need. Generally, homeowners insurance covers a broad range of potential damages that includes the dwelling itself and other structures on the property, such as a fence, shed, or driveway. The following can give you an idea of what is...

These Christmas Present Hiding Spot Could Be Jeopardizing Your Home Insurance.

They`re not even safe under the tree... Have you already sorted out your Christmas shopping? If you have you are probably looking for somewhere to hide Christmas presents. However, one insurer is warning households to be careful about where they hide Christmas presents. Some hiding places around the home could tempt burglars and even jeopardize an insurance claim. A study commissioned by Aviva found that...

Do I Need More Homeowners Coverage After Renovating?

Renovations can add substantial value to your home. Adding on a front porch, putting in a swimming pool, remodeling your kitchen, and other improvements can not only make your home more pleasant and comfortable to live in, but also increase its market value. After a remodeling project, it is vital to reevaluate your homeowners policy and ensure you have the right coverage at the best...

6 ways to dramatically lower your home insurance costs

Key Points About two-thirds of American homes are underinsured, by an average of more than 20%, according to Nationwide. Knowing what type of coverage you need is critical and should include dwelling, personal property and loss-of-use coverage. To cut costs, you can hike your deductible, get discounts on home upgrades and shop around every few years. Lisa Rizzolo | CNBC The cost of homeowners insurance...