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Renters Insurance

6 Good Reasons to Get Renters’ Insurance

Bonface Landi

 · Nov 16, 2021

If you rent a home or an apartment, you’ll want to look into a renters’ insurance policy that covers your stuff. It’s important to note that renters’ insurance covers different claims compared to landlord’s property insurance. The latter covers losses to the building, not to your belongings. On the other hand, renters’ insurance covers any […]

The insurance industry is evolving as its target market continues to become younger, less brand loyal, and more tech-savvy. The good news is that consumers are benefiting from more flexible plan offerings, and bundling is one option that’s worth checking out.

Meghan Satterstrom

 · Dec 3, 2020

So, you’ve finally decided on an apartment to rent and are beginning the process of getting all of your ducks in a row. One commonly overlooked thing to consider is personal liability insurance.

Hana Ames

 · Oct 13, 2020

No one likes to think about losing all their possessions — or even losing a few of them. But if a devastating fire or storm hits your apartment or a car veers into your living room, everything you own can be lost in an instant.

Cassie Damewood

 · Sep 8, 2020

When you move into a new apartment, you instantly start thinking about how you want to arrange your furniture, what new restaurants or bars you’re near, and what your neighbors are like. However, it’s not likely that you’re thinking about what could happen if your apartment got broken into or if your complex suddenly got […]

Ramona Branson

 · Aug 9, 2018

No one wants to think about something catastrophic happening in their home. Of course, it’s unlikely that something bad like a fire or a natural disaster would compromise the structure of your apartment or destroy your personal belongings, but it’s always a great idea to be prepared just in case.

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 16, 2017

Unfortunately, natural disasters happen. They’re a part of this world and there’s not much anybody can do about them when they hit except stay out of their way. Still, shouldn’t you be entitled to a refund when a natural disaster ruins your vacation? If so, how much?

Cole Nemeth

 · Jun 15, 2017

No matter where you live or how careful you are, you’re bound to encounter property damage eventually. As a tenant, what damages will you have to pay for? The answer depends on your exact situation, but there are a few things everybody should know about dealing with dinged apartments: Wear and Tear As a tenant, […]

Cole Nemeth

 · May 18, 2017

How many of your friends who live in apartments have renter’s insurance? Not many, right? That’s because renter’s insurance—another term for home and content insurance—is little-understood about how much it costs, what renter’s insurance covers, etc. That fact is that renter’s insurance is far from most people’s minds when they draw up a mental checklist of […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Sep 8, 2016

Many current or soon-to-be renters assume that their landlord’s property insurance covers their personal possessions. That is a major misconception, and one that could turn out to be the biggest mistake of your life. No renter can afford to be without renter’s insurance. The Type of Insurance Landlords Have The type of property insurance your […]

Susan Beal

 · Jan 8, 2015