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Tenant Insurance Tips Posts

Tenant insurance is always a great way to protect yourself from the unforeseen. We feel so strongly about the importance of tenant insurance that we’ve dedicated this blog to it. Our articles were written with you in mind and designed to be both entertaining and informative for any reader. Like anything else, the more you know about a subject, the more power you have. Have you ever wondered, in the case of an accident or emergency, what exactly is covered by your landlord and what you are responsible for? Do you know how to protect your belongings in the case of theft when you live in a rental property or if you rent your property to someone else? Take some time, enjoy our articles and learn how to better insure yourself in the future.

Why you need tenant insurance

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Found the perfect apartment? Booked the moving truck?

It’s exciting to find an apartment, house or townhome to rent, but don’t overlook tenant insurance. Not only does it help to protect your belongings in the event of a claim but it also covers other areas and things you are responsible for as a renter. Tenants or renters insurance is one of the most important details for any renter.

Landlord or tenant: who is responsible for what?

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Whether you are a first-time renter, long-term tenant, building manager or landlord, we all play a part in keeping our living spaces in good condition. At times it can be unclear who is responsible for what in a shared property. Here is a simple breakdown of tenant and landlord responsibilities:

Insurance tips for the post-secondary student

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With fall fast approaching, as a student you will be packing up your belongings to move to your new lodgings on or near campus. With many important decisions to make while at school, insurance needs should be one of them. Before packing away your laptop, television and iPad, review your insurance coverage. Ensure your vehicle and personal belongings are covered in case of accidental loss or damage while you are away at school.

Do you need a home inspection? We have the answer

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Whether you are shopping for your first home, last home or dream home it is easy to get caught up in the moment. While the house may look perfect from the outside looking in, it is important to factor a professional home inspection into your home buying plans. Purchasing a home can be expensive enough without having to deal with unexpected repairs.

Double-check these items when reviewing your home insurance policy

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What do you do with your home or tenants insurance policy when it arrives in the mail each year? Do you read it carefully or do you file it away without looking at it?

Taking the time to read and understand the details of your policy could potentially save you a lot of time and money down the road.