Renters Insurance! You might be surprised to know that if you call your agent and combine it with a car policy you can save up to 15%. That amount will usually cover the renter’s insurance policy. It would be like getting the extra coverage for free! Having renter insurance not only protects your belongs, it provides you with liability coverage as well. These days that is a good thing!
When applying for an apartment you should always be honest! If you have some issues in your past that might keep you from getting an apartment don’t try to hide them. Landlords use many factors in deciding if you qualify for an apartment. If you have a couple of things in your past don’t be dishonest about them. They may or may not disqualify you, but dishonesty most likely will.
When shopping for a Home to rent, take your time and shop around! This like any major purchase deserves some comparison shopping. Finding a good landlord will make the difference between an enjoyable renting experience or possible nightmare. You should ask questions like how the maintenance will be handled and request some reference form previous renters they had. This will help you make an informed and hopefully and good renting decision!
The best way to protect and insure yourself as a renter is to have renter’s insurance. It is inexpensive and protects your personal belongings against fire, theft and natural disasters. A lot of renters overlook renter’s insurance until they have a loss and then wish they would have purchased it to protect themselves.
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