It’s time you safeguard your apartment or rental home property with renters insurance. Renters when disaster strikes, it doesn’t differentiate between rented apartments and owned properties: renters face the same risk as homeowners and it could be financially devastating.
Most renters policies available are closely related in design to homeowners insurance policies and combine protection against a number of perils in a single package policy.
Renters will choose the amount of coverage and deductible, and pay a monthly premium based on these. The amount of coverage that renters choose should account for the value of their belongings in the apartment and offer enough coverage protection in case of an emergency.
Benefits of Property Insurance
A typical renters insurance policy can provide property insurance protection of your apartment for the following.
A standard renters insurance policy, or the HO-4 policy, covers losses to personal property from 16 types of perils which include: fire or lightning; windstorm or hail; explosion; riot or civil commotion; damage caused by aircraft and vehicles; smoke; vandalism; theft; falling objects; and weight of ice, snow, and sleet. Damages on the property due to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, water damages, flood damages, wear and tear, war, nuclear hazard, and intentional loss are excluded from the coverage.