Renters Insurance

Renters: Why You Need a Home Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Renters of both apartments and homes have similar concerns regarding safety, security and protecting their stuff. Some disasters can be prevented; others can seem inevitable. Either way, a home inventory can offer all types of renters peace of mind. The infographic below (from The Allstate Blog) illustrates some of the benefits and concerns of the […] read more

What’s New in Renters Insurance?

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By Anthony Lolli Renters Insurance protects your personal possessions against theft or damage, and provides you with personal liability coverage in the event of an accident. More people are renting now than ever before, and a growing percentage of people say they plan to rent for the foreseeable future, and yet the majority of renters […] read more

Tenants vs. Landlords: Who Pays for What?

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From a four-story walk up in New York City to a sprawling complex in suburbia, I’ve lived in my fair share of apartments over the years. Now, after years of renting, I’m about to become a landlord; I’m in the process of renovating a basement apartment in my newly purchased house. As I make the […] read more

4 Tips for Choosing a Renters Insurance Policy

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When choosing a renters insurance policy, you must determine whether the policy covers your belongings and, of course, fits within your budget. Always obtain multiple policy quotes and compare them before signing a contract. The below tips will help you choose a policy. 1. Check for Specialty Coverage Sure, the policy coverage amount will more […] read more

What to Look For when Comparing Homeowners’ Insurance

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A Homeowners Insurance comparison is an important task that every homeowner should perform before buying an insurance policy. It’s important for you to ensure that your house is covered by the best insurance plan. The following are a few things you should look for when you do an insurance comparison: 1. The Valuation Clauses The valuation […] read more

Bursting Your Bubble: Renters Insurance and Waterbeds

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Many landlords anticipate major damage when tenants move in with a waterbed, and they often require tenants to buy special renters insurance policies to cover potential damages. You could try to convince your landlord otherwise, but if he’s got his mind set, you’re going to have to buy or add-on coverage that’s specific for waterbeds. […] read more

5 Tips to Save Money on Renters Insurance

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Renters insurance is a great way to protect the value of your home’s possessions if you are a temporary dweller in your house or building, but not all renter’s insurance policies are created equal, and some can hit your wallet harder than others. Here are some tips to help you select the lowest cost for […] read more

Renters Insurance Policy 101 for Pet Owners

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Owning a renters insurance policy is important if you’re a tenant, because of the protection you receive. If someone were to bring a liability lawsuit against you, accusing you of being negligent at your apartment and causing them injuries, the renters insurance company would represent you and pay out any settlement or damages. Certain pet […] read more

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What Does Your Landlords Insurance Policy Cover?

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If you think that you landlords insurance policy covers you, think again. As a tenant, you need your own renters insurance policy to protect your personal items and to cover you in cases where people sue you for liability. Your landlord’s policy doesn’t protect you, but you may benefit from the repairs made to the […] read more