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    How to Get the Best Tenant Insurance in Vancouver

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    In a city like Vancouver, where the cost of living is high and unexpected events can occur, having tenant insurance can provide peace of mind. APOLLO offers effortless tenant insurance starting at just $11/month. Get your free quote in less than a minute and we’ll send your policy documents right to your inbox. In this article, we’ll discuss the importance of tenant insurance, factors to consider when choosing a policy, and tips for getting the best rates.


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    Why You Need Tenant Insurance

    Protection for Personal Belongings

    Tenant insurance covers your personal property in the event of theft, fire, water damage, and other unforeseen circumstances. Without insurance, replacing your belongings can be a costly endeavor, especially if you own expensive items like electronics, furniture, or jewelry.

    Liability Coverage

    If someone gets injured in your rented home or apartment, or if you accidentally damage someone else’s property, liability coverage can protect you from potential lawsuits and cover the costs of medical expenses or repairs.

    Additional Living Expenses

    If your rental unit becomes uninhabitable due to a covered event, tenant insurance can help cover additional living expenses, such as temporary housing, while your home is being repaired or replaced.


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    Factors to Consider When Choosing Tenant Insurance

    Coverage Options

    Tenant insurance policies typically include three main types of coverage:

    • Personal property coverage: This covers your belongings up to a specified limit. Make sure to choose a limit that accurately reflects the value of your possessions.

    • Liability coverage: This protects you from legal and medical expenses if you’re found responsible for injury or property damage.

    • Additional living expenses coverage: This helps cover the costs of temporary housing if your rental unit becomes uninhabitable.

    Deductibles

    The deductible is the amount you’ll pay out of pocket before your insurance kicks in. Higher deductibles usually result in lower premiums, but be sure you can afford the deductible in case of a claim.

    Policy Limits

    Make sure your policy limits are sufficient to cover your belongings and potential liability costs. Underinsuring can leave you with significant out-of-pocket expenses.

    Discounts and Bundling Options

    Many insurance providers offer discounts for bundling multiple policies, such as tenant and auto insurance. Be sure to ask about available discounts when shopping for a policy.


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    Tips for Getting the Best Tenant Insurance Rates

    • Shop around and compare quotes: Don’t settle for the first quote you receive. Compare policies and rates from multiple providers to find the best deal.

    • Bundle your policies: Many insurance providers offer discounts for bundling multiple policies, such as tenant and auto insurance.

    • Choose a higher deductible: Opting for a higher deductible can result in lower premiums, but make sure you can afford the out-of-pocket expense in case of a claim.

    • Install safety and security devices: Installing devices such as smoke detectors, burglar alarms, and deadbolt locks can help lower your premiums.

    • Maintain a good credit score: Insurers may consider your credit score when determining your premiums. A good credit score can lead to lower rates.

    • Ask about discounts: Always ask about available discounts, such as those for being a non-smoker or having a good claims history.

    APOLLO offers tenant insurance designed to protect Vancouver residents, as well as residents across the country. Get a free quote in less than a minute on our online platform and we’ll send your policy documents directly to your inbox.


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    Originally published June 26, 2023, updated August 25, 2023

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