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...

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...

When Homeowners accidentally become General Contractors

One of my biggest concerns is when our residential customer (aka a homeowner like you) hires a contractor to do work (like a kitchen or renovation) and the contractor cause major damages and the homeowner is left cleaning up their mess. Essentially, our homeowner becomes a general contractor by accident and didn’t even realize it.  I have two examples and an easy piece of advice:...

Understanding The Liability Portion Of Homeowners Insurance

Generally, homeowners insurance is designed to help repair or replace your home and belongings if they are damaged by certain covered perils, such as fire or theft. Most homeowners policies also provide liability coverage in case a visitor is injured on your premises, or you accidentally damage another person’s property. You may also add a personal umbrella policy – a type of insurance that provides...