Frequently Asked Questions


Homeowners Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

Is flood insurance included with homeowners insurance?

Homeowners insurance will not cover floods.

How much does homeowners insurance cost?

Your home value and the amount of coverage you buy, for instance. Will have a big impact on the amount you will pay for your premiums.

How much is renters insurance?

Renters insurance is more affordable than you may think. For instance, some premiums are as low as $200 a year.

Do I need homeowners insurance to buy a home?

All things considered, you can own a home without homeowners insurance. However, if you finance your home. Then your lender will most likely require the home to have insurance.

Can you include homeowners insurance in a mortgage payment?

A mortgage payment will not include homeowners insurance unless it’s escrowed.

Can homeowners insurance be tax deductible?

Your insurance premiums are not tax deductible. The only exception is if you are a property owner who then uses the home for business purposes.

Do I need an inventory of my belongings?

Inventories are not a requirement but may help a claims process run smoother.

Am I covered for earthquake damage?

Within a standard homeowners policy. There is no earthquake protection.

How often do I need to renew my home insurance policy?

You must renew your policy every year.

Can security system and fire alarms reduce my premiums?

Yes, you may receive discounts for system that reduce your home’s risk.

What are endorsements and do I need them?

Endorsements are add-ons you can put onto an insurance policy for extra coverage.

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*Please review your own policy for details on homeowners insurance. Insurance coverage varies by contract.