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Jul-15-19

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Everything You Need To Know About Homeowners Insurance

A home buyer’s job is not just limited to searching and finalizing a home. The world is full of uncertainties. If you have done a lot of search for real estate for sale in Rancho Palos Verdes or other nearby areas, visited open houses, it is important to keep in mind the importance of home insurance that covers the following risks: 


Damage to The Home: When you buy an old home, chances for any kind of physical damage to the home are higher. Physical damage protection is the most basic protection you can get through an insurance policy. 

The insurance is supposed to cover the entire cost of repairing or replacing the damaged things. Some freestanding structures like the sheds and garage are also covered as damage to other structures on the property. 

Personal Property: Personal property coverage refers to the protection of personal belongings. Everything inside the home is safe under this coverage. Whether your electronic item gets damaged and furniture gets burnt, you are free to claim for payment, repairing, or replacement. 

Many insurance providers have optional coverage or protection for items that one owns. For example, you can select an option of extended coverage to insure items like jewelry, watches, laptop, etc. for an additional cost. Personal property coverage is subject to certain limits, so it’s important you have questions for your agent.

Liability: The insurer is liable to provide complete medical expense or repair for certain circumstances. For instance, if someone gets hurt on your property, or a tree of your area falls on a neighbor’s building, or any other incident takes place on your property. Unlike personal property, you can extend liability coverage by paying an extra amount or adding a personal umbrella policy. 

Special Coverage: There is a provision of special coverage in case of high risks of some disastrous events. However, your homeowner might not have purchased it due to an additional charge. When you buy a home, get hazardous insurance done for occurrences like floods, earthquakes, wildfires, etc. Know what kind of natural disaster can happen and choose suitable insurance for full coverage. 

Other Coverage: Some insurance policies may include coverage losses due to pets biting, damage from falling debris, and harm due to a power outage.  

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