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GEICO Homeowners insurance is a property insurance policy that provides coverage for your private residence. A homeowners policy typically covers losses and damages to a personal residence, as well as furnishings and certain other assets within your home. Home insurance may also offer liability coverage against certain types of accidents that occur within your home or on your property insurance protects against damage and loss to your private residence, including furniture and other assets within your home. Homeowners insurance may also provide liability coverage to help protect against claims for certain types of injury or property damage. Get a GEICO homeowners insurance quote online today then customize your coverage with innovative discounts, support from a local agent, and more.
Personalized Home Insurance Coverages
Customize your homeowners insurance with the coverages you need.
Why do you need homeowners insurance? Home insurance protects one of your most important investments and offers protection for you from accidents in your home or on your property.
Property Damage coverage protects against damage to your home and many permanent structures on your property. This includes damage from fire, smoke , wind, falling trees, hail, and theft.
Personal Property coverage protects belongings that were damaged or stolen such as furniture, appliances, clothing, and electronics. Our Personal Property Insurance calculator can help you decide how much coverage fits your situation.
Personal Liability coverage protects against damage to others caused by you or members of your household, including most pets. This can include medical expenses or property damage.
It could also help with legal expenses in the case of a lawsuit. For example, a visitor slips in your kitchen and gets injured. Or your child accidentally throws a ball through a neighbor's window and breaks the TV.
This covers medical payments for minor injuries to people who don't live with you but get hurt on your property. For example, a visitor slips down your steps on a rainy day and gets injured.
Additional expenses could be covered for extra costs you might have to pay when experiencing a covered loss. For example, payment for a place to stay if your home suffers damage that makes it unlivable.
Buying, setting up, and servicing your homeowners policy is easy.
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We can help you tailor a policy to fit your needs and budget. Check out the links below for more information, then get your quick and easy home insurance quote online today!
- Home insurance coverages
- Personal Property Insurance calculator
- Multi-policy discount
Policy Service and Claims
After your policy is started, you can work with the GEICO Insurance Agency partner for help with:
- Bill payments
- Policy updates
- Reporting claims, and more
Homeowners Insurance Discounts and Savings
Save even more on a home insurance policy!
See how affordable a homeowners insurance quote can be through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Check out the discount options available to save even more on a home insurance policy.
Bundle of Savings
Get your car insurance and your homeowners insurance policy together from GEICO to receive a reduced rate on your vehicle insurance.
Home Security Systems
Alarm systems and cameras help protect your home and your wallet by giving you peace of mind and another discount opportunity.
Smoke Detectors and Fire Extinguishers
Smoke detectors and fire extinguishers save lives and could save you money on your homeowners insurance.
Find insurance coverage for other types of property.
If you rent an apartment, condo, house, etc., you need renters insurance. Get a renters insurance quote today and we'll show you how easy and affordable it is to protect what you care about.
Your condo or co-op association's master policy covers the exterior structure, but not what's inside your unit. A condo insurance policy helps with an extra layer of protection. Get started with a quote today!
Mobile Home Insurance
A mobile or manufactured home policy provides coverage for your home, personal belongings, and structures on the land you own. Start your mobile or manufactured home insurance quote today!
Flood insurance is a separate policy with additional protection to a homeowners policy, protecting you from more severe types of water damage like heavy rain, melting snow, or severe coastal storms.
Whether you own multiple rental properties or need to sublet your home for a year while you travel for business, we can help with Landlord Insurance.
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You can reach a homeowners insurance sales agent at (800) 841-3005. Our GEICO agents are uniquely prepared to explain your coverage options, assist in finding you the best deals, and ensure your family's full protection. If you have any questions about our homeowners insurance quotes or how to get insurance for home furnishings, contact us today.
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Homeowners Insurance: Get the answers you're looking for.
Are there ways I can help protect my home?
Preventive maintenance can save you a lot of time and money over the life of your home. This interactive guide can help you identify potential problems before they arise.
How much homeowners insurance coverage do I need?
First, start by knowing what is commonly included in a homeowners policy, then identify your wants and needs to ensure you are getting the coverage you desire. While certain coverages may not be able to be changed to ensure your home is properly protected, understating what is included and knowing what protections you want will help you make the right selections when purchasing a policy.
What does homeowners insurance cover?
You might need more homeowners insurance coverage and not even realize it. Here are some commonly overlooked areas that could be putting you and your family at more financial risk than necessary.
What determines the cost of our homeowners insurance? Here are 5 factors that largely determine the cost.
- Replacement cost
If your home is destroyed in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The actual cost is the replacement value. This amount includes materials, labor, inflation, and availability of building materials. Estimated replacement cost is the difference from the current tax assessment or market value of your home. This cost accounts for the actual cost to rebuild your home.
- Location, location, location
Risks like extreme weather, distance to a fire hydrant, and crime rate all can impact your premium. For example, you might pay more for waterfront property or if you're located in an area prone to flooding. The cost of construction varies by region, which is another factor that determines the cost of your homeowners policy.
- Age and condition of specific things like the age of the roof, building materials and renovation of home systems.
- Your deductible amount. The higher your deductible you select, the lower your premium
- Home safety devices like smoke detectors, burglar alarms and dead bolt locks can help you stay safe and lower the costs
- Replacement cost
How can I prevent claims at my home?
Clutter can take many shapes. Homeowners should be aware of potential risks, liabilities, and hazards before they occur. This will help to avoid future accidents.
What should I know about a property inspection?
A home inspection is a routine part of the insurance process to confirm the condition of the home, location and to determine replacement cost.
Here's what you should expect in the proces
- The inspection will be performed by a representative of your insurance company.
- You don't have to be present for the inspection.
- If an interior review is needed, the inspection company will schedule an appointment.
- The inspector will look at the exterior of your home to include your yard and roof.
- If the inspector needs to verify features impacting replacement cost, they may request to see the interior of your home.
- Once the inspection is complete the information will be reviewed to determine if it is necessary to make any changes to your policy to ensure that your home is adequately protected.
- If hazards are found in the inspection, the next steps will vary and may include requiring repairs or cancelling the policy.
- To learn more 5 Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector.
Should I get an umbrella policy too?
Umbrella insurance gives you extra protection from accidents and lawsuits. If you injure someone or damage their property, you might not have enough coverage. An umbrella policy could save you from paying out of your own pocket.
Do I need flood insurance too?
Do you think living far from the coast means your home is safe from flooding? The truth is floods can occur anywhere.
Floods can occur outside of high-risk flood zones. Something else to consider, most homeowners insurance policies don't cover flood damage. You may want to consider flood insurance.
Is there a GEICO Local Agent near me?
We have many GEICO Local Agents across the country ready to help you with your insurance needs. Find a local agent near you.
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Let's delve into the concepts mentioned in the article about GEICO homeowners insurance:
Homeowners Insurance: This is a type of property insurance that provides coverage for private residences. It protects against losses and damages to the residence itself, as well as to furnishings and certain assets within the home.
Property Damage Coverage: This aspect of homeowners insurance protects against damage to the home and permanent structures on the property caused by events like fire, smoke, wind, falling trees, hail, and theft.
Personal Property Coverage: Personal property coverage protects belongings within the home that are damaged or stolen, such as furniture, appliances, clothing, and electronics. The coverage amount can be determined using tools like GEICO's Personal Property Insurance calculator.
Personal Liability Coverage: This coverage protects against damage to others caused by the homeowner or members of their household, including pets. It covers medical expenses, property damage, and legal expenses in case of a lawsuit resulting from incidents like accidents or injuries on the property.
Medical Bills Coverage: Homeowners insurance may cover medical payments for minor injuries sustained by individuals who don't live on the property but are injured on it. This coverage applies to incidents like slips and falls.
Living Expenses Coverage: In cases where a covered loss renders the home uninhabitable, homeowners insurance may cover additional expenses such as temporary living arrangements.
Discounts and Savings: GEICO offers various discounts and savings opportunities for homeowners insurance policies, including bundling discounts for combining home and auto insurance, discounts for home security systems, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers.
Additional Coverages: GEICO provides coverage options for other types of properties, including renters insurance, condo insurance, mobile home insurance, flood insurance, and landlord insurance.
Factors Affecting Cost: The cost of homeowners insurance is determined by factors such as the replacement cost of the home, its location, age, condition, deductible amount, and safety devices installed.
Preventive Measures and Inspections: Homeowners are advised to engage in preventive maintenance to avoid accidents and minimize risks. Property inspections are routine to assess the condition, location, and replacement cost of the home.
Umbrella Policies and Flood Insurance: Umbrella insurance offers additional protection from accidents and lawsuits beyond standard homeowners insurance. Flood insurance is recommended, as floods can occur anywhere and are often not covered by standard homeowners policies.
GEICO Local Agents: GEICO has local agents available nationwide to assist with insurance needs and provide personalized service to customers.
By understanding these concepts, homeowners can make informed decisions about their insurance coverage and tailor policies to their specific needs and budget. If you have any further questions about homeowners insurance or GEICO's offerings, feel free to ask!