Your home is your most important and most significant property. Thus, a homeowner's insurance is imperative for your maximum protection. A homeowner's insurance will protect you from financial and even emotional loss should there be undue damage to your property. A homeowner's policy covers a combination of benefits which include:
The premiums you pay for homeowner's insurance depend on the coverage you want, the type and size of home you own, the kind of fire and security devices installed, your history of loss, distance from the fire deparment, and so on. There are also different policies for those who own an apartment or a condominium.
Now, if you are looking at how much coverage to buy for your home, the safest estimate to follow is: you need to have enough coverage to rebuild your home in case it gets destroyed by unfortunate circumstances. It is still best to talk to an insurance agent about your needs. The Kansas Insurance Department provides a detailed comparison on homeowner's insurance policy costs which can be accessed through their website.
The basic types of policies are:
The Kansas FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Plan is a program set up by the state of Kansas to protect homeowners who have been declined insurance by insurance companies. If you have been declined by three insurance companies, you can apply for the FAIR plan and you may be granted after necessary inspections.