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Renters: Why You Need a Home Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, June 10th, 2013

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 renters who participated in Allstate’s Home Inventory survey.

What’s New in Renters Insurance?

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

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 nationwide still do not have renters insurance.

Here’s a look at some of the recent developments that are making renters insurance a more popular—and smarter—investment

Tenants vs. Landlords: Who Pays for What?

Monday, April 8th, 2013

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 jump from tenant to landlord, I’ve been brushing up on my new rights and responsibilities.

As a tenant, I’ve dealt with everything from broken air

4 Tips for Choosing a Renters Insurance Policy

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

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 than cover the cost of your belongings, but does it cover everything? You might be surprised at what is excluded from coverage; antique and other

What to Look For when Comparing Homeowners’ Insurance

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

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 clause is what tells you how your property will be repaired or replaced in case any damage occurs. There are two types of valuation