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8 things renter’s insurance does and does not cover

8 things renter’s insurance does and does not cover

When you purchased your renter’s insurance, chances are slim that you were told about the following surprising things that your insurance may or may not cover. Since coverage amounts vary depending on your policy, only general examples are provided. Be sure to check your policy details to confirm exactly what’s covered in your personal policy: […]

Earthquakes and Insurance

Earthquakes and Insurance

The West Coast was on high alert earlier this month when multiple strong earthquakes rocked California. It was an important reminder that seismic shifts can happen anytime, so preparedness and awareness is key. Millions felt the shaking from the magnitude 7.1 quake, the largest in the Golden State in two decades. The Ridgecrest quake, which […]

4th of July Safety Tips

4th of July Safety Tips

We’re almost there, fireworks have begun popping and grills firing up for the 4th of July celebrations. This wonderful time of getting together and sharing food and laughter can, unfortunately, can take a wrong turn and get people injured, damage properties and cause significant liability for hosts, homeowners and renters alike. We here at Resident […]

Cheap rents, hidden expenses

Cheap rents, hidden expenses

The renter population in the U.S. has expanded greatly, with the national average rent reaching $1,420 in January, according to Yardi Matrix data. This average amount varies throughout the country and in highly sought-after areas, such as New York or San Francisco, the average amount is well above the $3,000 mark. Yet, the sum you’re […]