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3 Smart Tips for Buying Home Insurance September 28, 2016

Millview East, San Marcos
3 Smart Tips for Buying Home Insurance, San Marcos, Texas


Home insurance quotes can make a new homeowner nervous. You’re hoping for good coverage without a premium that’s too high for your budget. You don't have to be discouraged by expensive monthly payments and mediocre benefits when you call San Marcos Insurance Agency in Texas. They’ll find the best policy for your budget, and they’ll make sure you understand exactly what you’re getting. 

Here are three smart tips for buying home insurance:

  • Leave The Land Out: Many homeowners make the mistake of including the land's value in their appraisal when deciding how much coverage to purchase. The land that the building sits on cannot usually be damaged and, therefore, does not need to be incorporated into the quote. Leaving out the land's cost can significantly reduce your home's on-paper value and lead to a lower premium. 
  • home insuranceInstall A Security System: Prevention is the best way to avoid tragedy. A security system creates a barrier that an intruder must overcome to get to the valuables in your home. The investment also lowers insurance quotes, as insurance companies view your secured home as having a lower risk of invasion. The same is true for other investments, like hard-wired smoke detectors, so talk to your agent. 
  • Pay Off Your Home: The quicker that you make your final mortgage payment, the faster your insurance rates could decrease. Companies view your deed ownership as a sign of maturity. According to them, you are far more likely to take care of a property that you own in full. 

The best way to get a good quote on home insurance is to think smart. These tips will save money and help you get the most out of your plan. When you’re ready to find out more about home or renters insurance, call San Marcos Insurance Agency at (512) 754-7119 or visit their website to get an insurance quote.  

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