HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE Guide for 2022 for the new jersey, new York and Pennsylvania market
By: Adam Huzien, Founder/Senior insurance Brokerage AMH Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Website : www.amhbrokerage.com
When Getting Homeowners Insurance Quotes
You’ll want to buy homeowners insurance from a stable company with enough money to pay claims. Financial strength is one way to evaluate whether an insurer meets that standard. You can check financial strength through a rating firm such as A.M. Best.
We recommend considering home insurers with ratings of A- or higher.
Shop around and compare several home insurance quotes. Remember not all homeowners insurance quotes are created equal. Get at least three homeowners insurance quotes before making a decision.
Important to compare and look at the coverage amounts and deductibles in your home insurance quotes.
Don't forget to ask about the additional endorsement built in to your home insurance policy.
of every Homeowners Insurance
Is the first part of a homeowners insurance coverage. Also it is essential that this coverage is based on the replacement cost valuation method. This coverage part protects the main structure of the home, or dwelling.
In a homeowners insurance policy pays to repair or replace detached structures, which are located on your property and not connected to your home or the main structure, if they are damaged or destroyed by a covered peril. Commonly the amount is 10% of coverage A.
The most common perils that damage or destroy personal belongings are vandalism, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes and hail storms.
Or more simply it covers your personal belongings.
Personal property is the stuff you own:
For example: furniture, electronics and clothing,
This type of coverage helps pay to repair or replace your belongings after a covered loss, such as theft or fire, a home insurance policy.
Coverage D:Loss Of Use
Within a homeowners policy, is essential coverage to review. And many people tend to skim right past it!
This coverage part, protects the insured when his home gets damaged to due to a peril, and for whatever reason the house is not livable until it is repaired. This coverage, covers the insureds temporary living and food expenses in that time frame.
Coverage E:Personal Liability Coverage
his is essential to mitigate the homeowner's risk of claim arising in lawsuit. If a claim is made or a suit is brought against an insured because of bodily injury or property damage arising from covered occurrence.
Coverage F:Medical Payments to others
Helps pay small medical expenses when a guest has sustained minor injuries while on the insureds property.
Did you Know there are multiple deductible(s) built in a home insurance policy?
The main deductibles to review when you are comparing homeowners insurance policies are the following: 1.) All Perils Deductible 2.) Hurricane Deductible 3.) Windstorm/ Hail Deductible
Why its important to work with an Insurance broker:
Explain your home insurance coverage options
Make sure you are not overpaying with your current insurance carrier.