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Renters Insurance Information
Renters insurance can provide crucial protection for tenants by covering their personal belongings in the event of unexpected disasters and offering liability coverage. Renters insurance can be a smart and affordable way to protect your personal property financially, making it an essential consideration for anyone living in a rented space.
What Does Renters Insurance Cover?
Renters insurance generally includes the following three coverages:
Personal possessions coverage can help protect your personal belongings against covered perils. The insurance may help cover the cost of replacing or repairing them up to the policy’s limits.
Liability protection coverage can help protect you if someone is injured while in your rented home and you’re found legally responsible. It can help cover medical expenses, legal fees and even damages if you are sued.
Additional living expenses coverage can help pay for temporary living expenses, such as hotel bills and meals.
When Should You Get Renters Insurance?
Once you secure a rental property, acquiring renters insurance is crucial. Speak to an insurance agent to begin the process. Setting the policy’s start date to coincide with your move-in date is advisable. Additionally, your landlord may request proof of insurance and ask to be named as an “interested party,” influencing the timing of obtaining renters insurance.
Why Should You Get Renters Insurance?
The following are four reasons to get renters insurance.
It can help protect your personal belongings. Renters insurance can help cover your personal belongings, such as clothes, furniture, electronics and other items, from covered losses.
It can help protect you from liability claims. If someone is injured at your rented home, renters insurance may help cover medical costs and legal fees associated with the incident.
It can help cover living expenses if your home becomes uninhabitable. If your rental home is damaged and you cannot live there, your renters insurance may help pay for another place.
It is low cost with high benefits. Renters insurance is generally considered affordable for the peace of mind and benefits it provides.
If you want to learn more about how you can benefit from renters insurance, contact Heritage Insurance & Real Estate. Our professionals will work with you to create a policy for your needs.