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Can a landlord make you buy renters insurance?

Posted on 29 Aug 2015 In: renters insurance

Can a landlord make you buy renters insurance?News from TheStreet.com:

A decade ago, mandatory renters insurance was so rare that landlords who tried to impose it risked losing tenants.

Today it’s as much a part of the rental process as a security deposit, credit check and first month’s rent. But in the early 2000s, when the cost of property insurance for apartment owners skyrocketed, landlords sought to reduce their costs. Now a $ 100,000 deductible is common at large complexes. The high deductible reduces an owner’s premium, but leaves him with a hefty bill each [...] Continue Reading…

Easy ways renters insurance could save you money

Posted on 25 Aug 2015 In: renters insurance

Easy ways renters insurance could save you moneyNews from ABC15 Arizona:
Nearly all homeowners (95 percent) have homeowners insurance, but renters insurance isn’t nearly as popular, according to a 2014 poll from the Insurance Information Institute. In that survey, only 37 percent of renters said they had such policies, though that’s an increase from 29 percent in 2011, when the survey first asked about it.
What consumers may not realize, whether they have renters insurance or not, is how handy these policies can be. They’re generally pretty cheap — the national average for a renters insurance [...] Continue Reading…

Renter’s insurance a go for college students

Posted on 23 Aug 2015 In: renters insurance

Renter’s insurance a go for college studentsNews from LocalNews8.com:
Going off to college can be liberating for most college students.
Independence brings new responsibilities. Some say one of those responsibilities should include getting renter’s insurance.
Parents who have homeowners insurance cover students who live on campus.
For students who live off campus, their property could be at risk of theft.
“Establishing a residence at college, their personal property isn’t automatically covered by the landlord. They need to take steps to talking to an agent and covered on things like laptops computers,” said Summer Jackman, a State Farm agent.
Jackman said [...] Continue Reading…

Renters Insurance: 10 Things You Didn’t Know Are CoveredNews from Realty Today:

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Aug 21, 2015 07:30 AM EDT

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Does your college student need renters insurance?

Posted on 18 Aug 2015 In: renters insurance

Does your college student need renters insurance?News from WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC: If one roommate has a renters insurance policy, don’t expect it to cover all of your stuff, too. (Image Source: CNN)
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW / CNN) – If your child is headed off to college and renting their first apartment, you are probably looking for renters insurance.
This could protect your child’s items from that new computer to furniture and clothes. Whether damage is a result of theft, fire, or a storm, replacement in nearly every situation is up to [...] Continue Reading…

Real Talk: Valuable Insurance Tips for College StudentsNews from Benzinga:

Mercury Insurance informs students how to protect their belongings while away at school
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2015
College is an exciting time for young adults. Everything is new and, for those who go away to school, it’s likely their first real taste of independence.
Social calendars fill up, Facebook friend requests increase and students sift through event invites, deciding which parties to attend and whether or not they will make Sunday brunch at the sorority house.
While there are plenty of distractions, college is also characterized [...] Continue Reading…

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Lt. Governor Mary Taylor Urges Ohio Homeowners, Renters and Business Owners to …News from Times Bulletin:COLUMBUS — Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor has issued a consumer alert to encourage Ohioans to be aware of the risks and financial responsibility associated with flood damage to their home. Floods threaten to destroy homes from coast to coast – and they can happen anytime, anywhere and without warning.“Flood damage is not usually covered under a standard homeowner’s or renter’s policy and I urge consumers to review their insurance policies to determine if this damage will be covered [...] Continue Reading…

Troubleshooters Update: Renters insurance

Posted on 13 Aug 2015 In: renters insurance

Troubleshooters Update: Renters insuranceNews from KZTV Action 10 News:

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A Troubleshooters update, a woman has finally received a refund from a renters insurance company.
Yolanda Ibarra told us she had to get renters insurance when she moved into the encore crossing apartments in July 2012.
So she says she signed up with E-renters plan.  
The company took $ 53.50 from her bank account 4 times a year.  
She says she moved out in March 2013, but ‘E-renters plan’ took eight additional quarterly withdrawals after that.    
Every time she tried contacting them, she’d be on hold for [...] Continue Reading…