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Finding the best homeowners insurance for your needs

by Darren Sherburne 06/10/2024

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Choosing the best homeowners insurance can seem like a daunting task. Luckily, there are some ways you can make the process easier. Here are some tips to get you started:

How to choose the best homeowners insurance policy for you

The first step to choosing the best policy is to understand what's included in homeowners insurance coverage. Homeowners insurance covers damage to your home, as well as personal liability coverage for damages or injuries.

A homeowners policy can also help pay for temporary lodging if you're unable to live in your home while it's repaired. This is included in the part of coverage for additional living expenses.

How to compare homeowners insurance companies

When comparing insurance providers, there are three key things to consider: cost, location and reviews. You can compare the cost of homeowners insurance policies by getting quotes from providers.

The rate quotes will be partially based on your location and other factors like crime or extreme weather. Also, reading reviews can give you insight into a company's policies and customer service.

How to tailor your insurance coverage and bundles

A homeowner insurance company can offer a variety of extra protection in the form of personal property coverage for personal belongings. However, if you live in an area prone to floods or earthquakes, you'll need an additional policy for extended coverage.

Discussing your needs with an insurance provider is the best way to determine you get the coverage you need.

About the Author

Darren Sherburne

I was born and raised in the town of Newbury, Vermont. Before, during, and after obtaining my Bachelor’s degree from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, I worked in the hospitality industry throughout New England. One of my proudest achievements is being one of the youngest Certified Sommeliers, having passed the exam at the age of 21. 

Each client and customer comes to the table with a different set of needs and wants. Utilizing my career history and life experience allows me to apply those elements to each Real Estate endeavor. I take great pride in providing a creative and innovative experience to everyone I work with by utilizing current technology and trends. I also provide professional-level photography and videography including production not only for my seller clients but also for buyers who are looking at a property from afar.