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Discount on the Home Insurance Premiums

    IndianMoney.com Research Team | Friday, May 01,2009, 07:29 PM
 

 

Discount on the Home Insurance Premiums:

Your Home insurance policy is the significant part of caring your most valuable asset: Your home! Home insurance protects many things: your personal property, liability, as well as loss of use. Even with home insurance being a must have you can still shop around being smart with your money and not only find the best fit for coverage’s, but also the lowest price available for you. We want to give you 5 tips to save on Home Insurance.

  • Shop around
  • Take advantage of discounts
  • Increase your deductible
  • Make sure your home is insured for the correct amount
  • Maintain good credit

Shop around 

There are hundreds of insurance companies and agents out there all of which sell similar home insurance policies for different prices. Not all companies are going to fit your wants and circumstance the same. One company may be Rs. 1000 more than the next and another may be 2000 less. Shopping around can help you save hundreds, lowering your mortgage if it is escrowed into your monthly payment. We have helped hundreds of customers save on Charlotte Home Insurance

Take advantage of discounts


You may be eligible for multiple discounts which can lower your home insurance premium. Be sure to ask prospective home insurance agents about discounts for :
  • Buy numerous policies (like home and auto)
  • Discounts for group affiliations
  • Tell them if you have deadbolt locks and fire extinguishers
  • Installing multiple smoke detectors
  • Make sure they also know about updates to the house such as electrical, roof, plumbin & heating.

Increase your deductible


High deductibles equal lesser premiums. Consider your home insurance isn't a protection program. You are only going to be using it for the big claims anyway. You can fix a Rs. 1000 broken window yourself and save by not filing claims all the time. Just consider to keep the deductible within an affordable limit.

Make sure your home is insured for the correct amount


Give the agent the correct information so they can properly insure your home. You don't want to pay for reporting you don't need. You also want to be correctly insured in the event of a loss. It doesn't pay in the long run if your home burns down and you don't have the coverage to replace it.

Maintain good credit


It is remarkable how much money you can save by having good credit. That doesn't mean that bad credit always equals bad home insurance rates. This is why shopping around is so important. Some companies’ base their rates more on claims or other variables.

Maintain your home well:

If when you avail a home insurance policy your house is well maintained the premiums charged are on the lower side.

The house needs to be well constructed and well maintained. Painting and repairs on the house needs to be done in a proper manner and from time to time. This helps you to reduce ones home insurance premium.

IndianMoney.com Research Team

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