The term property insurance applies to any type of property you own. Your car, home, business, and umbrella policy all fall into this category. Life and health insurance are other types of insurance and do not fall into the category of property. We will briefly cover the different types of property insurance.
Vehicles don’t just mean your car, it includes all motorcycle side conventions, whether it’s your motorcycle, ATV, boat, view runner, airplane, snowmobile, and even a golf cart. If it has an engine and intends to get you somewhere, it’s a car. All vehicles are required by law to carry liability insurance.
Home insurance applies to all types of homes. This means that whether you are a tenant, a condo owner, a landlord, or live in your own home, you must have a home insurance policy. Home insurance is not required by law, but if you are paying off a mortgage, your lender will need it. Disclaimer: This does not mean that you should give up your home insurance once your home is paid. Many apartments, now, are asking their tenants to ensure their tenants.
Depending on what type of business you own, the specific type of insurance you want and need. Do you own a restaurant? Are you under construction Do you have commercial vehicles? Do you need to be committed to bidding and getting jobs done? An agent will be able to talk about what insurance services you need for your business.
An umbrella policy goes beyond the responsibility of your general policies. This is extra protection for those who have a lot to lose.
This is not a complete list of all insurance services, but it gives you an idea of what you can and cannot insure. Remember that property insurance applies to anything you own. A local agent is a good resource to discuss what insurance services you need.