No matter where you live, home insurance is crucial for protecting what matters most. Your home is a safe haven where you can relax and grow your family and a home insurance policy is designed so that you can live without worry of a disaster putting you under financial stress.
At Akin and Associates, Inc., we strive to make genuine relationships with each and every client through hard work and honesty. Our dedicated insurance agents will help you find and tailor a home insurance policy that fits the coverage your home needs at a price you can appreciate.
What is Covered Under Home Insurance?
A basic home insurance policy covers three main areas:
Dwelling coverage provides compensation for damage to the physical home and its attached structures caused by fire, wind, hail, lightning, smoke, theft, vandalism, and more. For example, if a storm damages your roof, this insurance can help pay for repairs.
Personal Belongings Coverage
Personal belongings coverage provides compensation for your personal items that are damaged or destroyed due to fire, lightning, smoke, theft, vandalism, and more. There are two types of
Liability insurance covers bodily injury and property damage someone else may suffer on your property. For example, if one of your children breaks a guest’s tablet, you could be held responsible for replacing it. Liability insurance can help with the cost and protect you from a lawsuit.
Additional Living Expenses
Additional living expenses provide monetary assistance in case you have to temporarily move when the home is rendered uninhabitable after a disaster.
How is Home Insurance Calculated?
Home insurance premiums are primarily calculated based on how likely you are to file a claim. The more likely you are to file a claim, the more you may pay for home insurance. Factors that may influence your home insurance premiums include your location, total replacement cost value of your home, coverage limits, claims history, credit score, deductible and more.
Be sure to speak with an insurance agent to find out how much you can save on home insurance.
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Common Home Insurance Questions
How Far in Advance Can I Buy Home Insurance?
In general, you should purchase home insurance by the time you sign on your new home. Having home insurance before you step foot inside your home and guarantee coverage before you ever move.
How Much Does Home Insurance Cost?
The cost of home insurance varies depending on your location, credit score, claims history, and other factors. Fill out a quote form to find out how much you can save on home insurance.
Why is Home Insurance Important?
Home insurance is crucial for protecting your home, family, and belongings in case of an accident or disaster. Without the right home insurance policy, you could face expensive repairs or total rebuilding of your home all out of pocket.
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