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Why Homeowner’s Insurance is Essential for Property Owners

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There are many incredibly important steps that a prospective buyer must take on their way to purchasing a new home. Some are familiar, others aren’t. Nevertheless, they must all be undertaken with the utmost attention and deliberation when considering the consequences. Just think about what can go wrong if you don’t have a homeowner’s insurance policy to fall back on!

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Topics: homeowner’s insurance, insurance, property insurance, Mortgage, Finance

What is Title Insurance, and Why Do I Need It?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 4, 2016 9:18:00 AM

When buying a home, it’s important to cover all of your bases and make sure there are no discrepancies that could potentially impede your purchase. One of the most important insurance policies for new homeowners is called title insurance, which protects you against outside claims of ownership on the property. However, it only covers the homeowner on events that occurred prior to signing off on the policy. Follow along to finally get the answer to the question, “what is title insurance?”

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Topics: insurance, title insurance, Buying, buying your first home

Measuring the Necessity of Renters Insurance

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When renting property, a landlord or the homeowner will usually cover maintenance expenses and resolve most problems. However, what happens if there’s a robbery or a fire? Contrary to popular belief, some accidents that may arise aren’t the responsibility of the landlord. For protection from those incidents, there’s renters insurance.

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Topics: lease, Renting, Finance, insurance

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