Renters Insurance

If my insurance policy covers power surge do they send an adjuster to my residence?

If your renter's insurance covers power surge damage to your property, your insurance provider will let you know what steps need to be taken. They may have an adjuster go look at the damages or have you send in photos.
Jul 15, 2021 Benbrook, TX

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If you don't have a receipt for goods, do renters still get paid for property loss?

You can file a renters insurance claim without receipts, but you should keep an up-to-date inventory of your personal belongings with photos and get an appraisal for big ticket items. Your insurance company will let you know what all would be covered under your policy and if you would be reimbursed actual cash value or replacement cost for property lost.
Jul 8, 2021 Fort Worth, TX

Renters Insurance

What is the appropriate insurance for a student renting an apartment out for the summer?

You may not actually need to get coverage yourself. If you don't have any possessions in the home and won't be residing there, I would make the current tenants furnish their own renters insurance.
Jan 11, 2021 Cambridge, MA

Renters Insurance

Why does my landlord want their name on my renters insurance policy?

This is very normal. They want to be listed as an interest for the personal liability coverage to make sure they are also protected in the event of a claim.
Jan 8, 2021 Elwood, IN

Renters Insurance

Do I have a legitimate loss of use claim?

Loss of use clauses in renters policies typically cover up to $1,000. It is best to contact your renters insurance company to see how much they cover for loss of use as specified in your policy.
Dec 22, 2020 Rolla, MO

Renters Insurance

My neighbor flooded my apartment, does renters insurance cover the damage?

If you have renters insurance, your policy should cover the damage to your personal property up to the coverage limit. You'd be subject to a deductible if you were to file a claim.
Jul 2, 2020 Granville, WV

Renters Insurance

Does renters insurance include pet coverage?

Unless specifically stated, renters insurance extends liability coverage to your pet. This also applies to situations outside of your home.
Feb 19, 2020 San Diego, CA

Renters Insurance

Do we have to have receipts for everything in our home when getting renters insurance?

Fortunately, you do not need to keep receipts of everything you own, but it does help to have a record just in case. Most people tend to underestimate how much they have.
Jan 17, 2020 Buckeye, AZ

Homeowners Insurance

What kind of insurance do I need for a short term rental property?

Thanks for your question. It sounds like you would want a standard HO-3 homeowners policy that would allow for short term rentals.
Jan 7, 2020 Los Angeles, CA

Renters Insurance

How can I get short term rental insurance?

In recent years, short-term rentals have grown tremendously. The rise of sites like Airbnb have made it easier for travelers to find lodging and for hosts to make a nice little side income.
Nov 14, 2019 Jamaica, NY

Renters Insurance

Does the unit I want to rent need to be a legally registered residence in order for me to get renters insurance coverage?

Most likely, an insurance company is going to want the address to be verifiable before they offer coverage. If the unit doesn't have an address, you should list the main residence's address on your renters insurance and the same rules would likely apply.
Nov 13, 2019 Los Angeles, CA
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