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Common Homeowners Insurance Myths You Need to Be Aware Of

At InsPeak, we are pleased to provide home insurance to individuals in the greater Arlington, TX region. One of the things that we have seen though is that many people make mistakes when purchasing home insurance due to common myths that they may have heard and believe.

Here are a few common homeowners insurance myths you need to be aware of as you go about purchasing home insurance:

Thinking a Home Insurance Policy Covers Everything

One of the biggest misconceptions about homeowners insurance is that it covers every type of damage or loss. In reality, there are many exclusions and limitations within most policies, and it’s important to understand what is and isn’t covered. For example, flood and earthquake damage is typically excluded from standard homeowners insurance policies, and coverage for high-value items like jewelry or artwork may require additional riders or policies.

Incorrectly Believing You Don’t Need Home Insurance If You Don’t Have a Home Loan

Even if you own your home outright, homeowners insurance is still important to protect your investment and belongings. Without insurance, you could be left financially responsible for repairs or replacement costs in the event of damage or loss.

Thinking Home Insurance Covers Your Home Business

While some policies may provide limited coverage for a home-based business, it’s important to understand that most policies have strict limitations and exclusions for business-related losses. If you run a business from your home, it’s important to discuss your insurance needs with a professional and to consider a separate business insurance policy.

Reach Out To Us

If you are looking to purchase homeowners insurance in the greater Arlington, TX region, InsPeak would love to help you. Our team can answer any questions you have or help you find a policy that best meets your needs. Contact us today to start the process. 

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