Unlike homeowners, condo dwellers don’t own the building they live in or the land it sits on. Your condo or homeowners association (HOA) will carry a master policy to insure the building and pay for accidents that occur on outside property or in common areas. Your HOA might not pay to repair the inside of Continue reading
Category: Renters Insurance
Newly Engaged…Are You Covered?
Getting engaged can be one of the most memorable times of a couple’s life. Having a burglar break into your home and steal the engagement ring, however, can be devastating. The good news is that with a little advance planning, your homeowners or renters insurance policy may help cover the cost of a stolen engagement ring or Continue reading
Confessions of a First-Time Renter: Stoves, Smoke Alarms and (Feelings of) Security
Beep! Beep! Beep! The shrill sound of my smoke alarm shook me out of my brief moment of confusion. Ten seconds earlier, I’d opened the door to my preheating oven and encountered a small cloud of smoke. So much for a quick dinner… Needless to say, the next few minutes were a frantic blur: windows Continue reading