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Last updated: December 7, 2015

What You Need To Know About Insurance

  • Renters need insurance for their personal belongings. Homeowners need it to protect their homes and property.

  • Both need liability insurance in case other people get injured or their property is accidentally damaged.

Create a Home Inventory

  • This is the simplest and most important step. It helps you track what you own and what it’s worth. With this knowledge you know exactly how much you need to insure.

    • There is a free pdf to help make this process easier here or you can download a mobile app here.

Other Resources

  • 5 Questions to answer before choosing a new home: click here.

  • 10 Insurance-Smart Things to do When Choosing a New Home: click here.

  • A Consumer Guide to Home Insurance: click here.

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