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Don’t Go Without Homeowners Insurance In Florida

All across the United States, homeowners are doing double takes as they look deep into their homeowner’s insurance policy renewal statements. Subsequent premium increases each year has pushed some of them to the breaking point and some are considering dropping their coverage because of increased financial frustration. While the thought of dropping your policy might be not to be appealing until you ask yourself these hard questions.

Ask yourself and come up with realistic answers

  1. Can I go without homeowner’s policy?
  2. If a natural disaster strikes, can I afford to restore my property and belongings?
  3. Is buying basic hazard policy affordable?
  4. If I cancel my homeowner’s policy, what happens to my liability coverage?

Can I go without homeowner’s policy?

Homeowners insurance in Florida isn’t mandatory but if you have a mortgage, you must have to purchase the policy because you have a lien on the property that the lender finds suitable with a homeowners policy. You can be in mortgage default if the policy lapses. If you are having trouble paying the premiums, contact your provider if they can offer suggestions to solve the problem.

Read: How Can I Obtain Affordable Home Insurance In Florida If The Policy Has Lapsed 6 Months?

If a natural disaster strikes, can I afford to restore my property and belongings?

If the big one hits you, all your finances will come to end to come back to the original position. Whereas, home insurance protects your home and belongings in such disastrous events and helps you to restore your original position without affecting your finance bucket.

Is buying basic hazard policy affordable?

This type of policy protects you in the case of run-of-the-mill losses, like fire, broken pipes or burglary events which are being faced by homeowners 365 days a year, and has nothing to do with a special season. It is better to talk to your agent about purchasing such kind of coverage’s.

If I cancel my homeowner’s policy, what happens to my liability coverage?

That’s not a good idea. You will lose it. While you might not face a hurricane this year, you could face a lawsuit if a delivery person or any of your guests slips on your front porch. They may file a suit against you for the loss of their contents or body injury. In such cases, homeowners insurance in Florida is your biggest support.