Insuring Your Home
Welcome to the Insuring Your Home section of FindLaw's Real Estate Center. Many banks and mortgage lenders require homeowners to purchase and pay for insurance along with the mortgage payments. A homeowner’s insurance policy often provides the best protections in the event that your home or property is damaged, and can also help if someone is injured on your property. Given the wide variety of claims that homeowners can make under their insurance policy, navigating the claim process can be complicated. The articles below provide legal and practical information on insuring your home, as well as information on filing a claim.
- Does Homeowner's Insurance Cover Natural Disasters?
- Glossary: Insurance Terms and Concepts
- Home Insurance Coverage Issues In-Depth
- Home Insurance Regulation
- Payment of Home Insurance Claims and "Good Faith"
- Renters' Tips for Displaced Homeowners after a Natural Disaster
- Resources: State Insurance Organizations
- Top Ten Tips for Filing Fire Insurance Claims
- What Does a Home Insurance Policy Cover?
- What is the Difference Between an Owner's Policy and a Mortgagee Policy?
- Why to Buy Homeowners Insurance