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How Does Renters Insurance Work When I Need It?

You may not remember everything that got destroyed and you won’t be compensated for it either. Think about what kind of damage a really bad water leak or fire will do. Your things may become unrecognizable and you may not list everything properly when you start the claims process. Or worse yet, what if the insurance company requires proof of ownership?

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Renters Insurance: Who Really Needs It?

Very rarely do people not own at least a couple of thousands of dollars worth of stuff so why not get that money back if something unforeseen happens? While you may think of being a renter as a more relaxed and responsibility-free existence in comparison, you should think about how much your belongings would cost to replace.

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4 Things You Should Know Before Choosing a Renters Insurance Deductible

Really, the best way to determine which policy is right for you is to see how often you think you may need to file a claim. Because an expensive deductible is more difficult to pay, you should not choose the highest deductible if you know you’re prone to break-ins or if the apartment complex you live in is poorly maintained (a faucet leak upstairs from you may destroy all your property).

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How to Find the Cheapest Renters Insurance Rate

Comparison shopping usually results in a savings of several hundred dollars a month!

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What Does Renters Insurance Cover?

Tenants wrongly assume that any loss would be covered by the landlord’s insurance but it's renters insurance that would cover a claim for personal belongings.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Renters Insurance

Here is what you should keep in mind If you rent a apartment, condo, townhome or single family home.

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