Things You Need to Know about Your Homeowner’s Insurance

Happy Attractive Hispanic Woman Holding Sold Sign and In Front of House.One of the most joyous experiences in a person’s life is the purchase of a home, especially if you plan to run your business from it. With all of the joy this can bring to your life it can also be very stressful for a new home buyer. There are a number of different things you have to do when buying a home and one of the most important is getting the right insurance policy in place. In order to find the right policy, you will have to first find the right insurance agency to deal with. The following are a few things you have to know before settling on an insurance policy.

What Does it Cover?

The first thing to consider when trying to find the right insurance policy for your home is what it covers. You need to go over the particulars of each policy with the agent you have. The more you are able to find out about what is in the policy and what it covers, the easier you will find it to get the right one chosen. By not taking the time to find out this type of information, you will run the risk of not being covered in the event of a catastrophe. For example, flooding may not automatically be covered. Coverage related to your business, even though it’s in your home, may not be covered either. Always check the policy, and if you need additional protection, ask for it.

What Can You Do To Reduce Costs?

The next thing to consider when trying to get the right policy is what needs to be done to reduce cost. By installing a security alarm or fire protection equipment, you will be able to get your homeowner policy reduced in cost. There are a number of other ways to reduce these costs and by doing research, you will be able to find the right ways for your situation. The time and effort that goes into this process will be more than worth it in the end when you are able to get the right price on the policy you need.

What Agency to Use

When trying to get the best homeowners policy, you will need to make sure you find the right agency to deal with. Usually, you will have a number of different agents in your area and by doing some research, you will be able to find the right one. You need to look for an agent who is able to give you the advice and guidance you need during this process. The more you are able to find out about the agents in your area, the better equipped you will be to choose the right one.

If you are in need of a great insurance agency, be sure to call on the team at They have been in the business for a long time and know how to get you the help you need when choosing homeowner’s insurance.

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About Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, Founder of Inspired Marketing, Inc., helps overachieving women entrepreneurs conquer limiting beliefs and create marketing plans that grow their businesses. This includes one-on-one marketing plan development, digital product creation, web design and content marketing. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog,

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  1. Dequiana, I love your point about asking about what can be done to lower your policy. It makes sense that you might receive a lower payment if you have things like an alarm or fire protection on your house. My husband and I are hoping to buy a house this year. We’ll want to make sure we get a good insurance policy for the home. We’ll have to ask about options to help reduce costs.

  2. I am planning on getting my first home soon. It is good to know that it would be smart to for me to think about the type of homeowners insurance I will need to get. I liked that you pointed out that it would be smart to do some research on the types of insurance agency options in my area.

  3. These are indeed nightmares for the homeowners due to the extent of damage they cause both physically and emotionally. A comprehensive insurance plan can cover natural calamities like landslides, earthquakes, floods with a minimal monthly/yearly expense.

  4. I like that when you mentioned that when I have the correct policy for home insurance, it is advisable as well to install security alarms. My wife and I also consider fire protection equipment. We would appreciate some help from an insurance expert about this.

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