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By : Kyle Micheals    99 or more times read
As a home owner, you should consider opting for home insurance. Home insurance is a must when you buy property using a mortgage. If you have purchased property by paying cash, buying home insurance is important as it will give you necessary coverage if unforeseen circumstances cause damages to your home.

Getting your home repaired in the event of damage can be very expensive, but with a home owner's insurance you can cut down on such costs. Here is a look at the coverage offered by home owner’s insurance:

• Casualty Protection – This implies that in the event of any casualty such as fire, windstorms, hailstorm damaging your home, the policy will cover for the loss you incur. It is vital to read up all casualties for which the insurance company offers compensation so that you are aware of the circumstances under which you can make a claim.

• Protection against Liability – In the event that any guest coming to your home sustains an accident and decides to sue you for damages, this coverage will protect you in the event of such lawsuits. When you take up the insurance policy read up the limits which apply this coverage.

• Personal Property Protection – If your personal belongings are damaged or if you lose them due to unforeseen circumstances, this coverage pay for such losses. It’s important here to note how which items coverage is provided so that you are aware on which ones you can make a claim. Expensive items need to be covered separately and higher charger will apply.

There are many types of home insurance policies. Of the many types, people are seen to opt for Homeowners– 3 (HO-3). This policy is referred to as ‘open perils’ policy and it offers comprehensive loss coverage for many losses with the exception of situation such as war, flood, and nuclear accident, and earthquake. If you live in an area which is flood or earthquake pone, you need to take up coverage specific to such causes as they will not be covered by a general homeowners’ insurance policy.
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