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Bankrate's insurance experts guide you through the basics of homeowners insurance. Our exclusive approach can help you feel more confident in your insurance decisions.
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Two Thirds
2 out of 3 homes
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1 out of every 20
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Determine how much insurance you need

Getting the proper amount of coverage when you choose a homeowner's policy can help prevent insurance hassles later. 

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Get a feel for your options so you how know how to choose the best carrier for your home.

 

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Get customized quotes for your home

Find out exactly what you can expect by getting accurate insurance quotes from top carriers.

 

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Explore coverage add-ons

Home insurance policies may not cover everything, like floods or home-based businesses. Check out this list for common exclusions you should be aware of

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Purchase your home insurance

Once all the prep work is done, it's time to finalize your homeowners insurance and get that peace of mind. Here's how to make it happen.

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Bankrate has resources to make your renters insurance search seamless. Our insurance knowledge can help you find the best rental insurance and understand your coverage options.
 
 

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