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Insurance articles for your home and property

Whether you own or rent, articles to help protect you and your home.

Homeowners insurance

Homeowners insurance articles to help protect your home and family
What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

After investing in your home it's important to have it insured properly. What are all the policy coverages, forms, and exclusions?

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

The next time you need to renew your insurance policies, consider taking these steps to make sure you have the proper coverage for your property.

Have You Mastered These Insurance Policy Basics?

Have You Mastered These Insurance Policy Basics?

Measure your basic homeowners, life, and auto insurance literacy with this quick True or False quiz on five common beliefs.

How to Create a Home Inventory

How to Create a Home Inventory

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Learn the difference between the replacement cost and market value coverage types.

The Ins and Outs of Moving Insurance

The Ins and Outs of Moving Insurance

Your belongings probably aren't covered while in transit, so consider getting coverage.

Financial Jargon Simplified: Insurance Basics

Financial Jargon Simplified: Insurance Basics

Doing some homework to understand important jargon can help you navigate insurance with confidence.

Backyard Structures and Home Insurance

Backyard Structures and Home Insurance

Do you have detached structures or a swimming pool on your property? Learn how they’re covered by home insurance.

Do You Need Earthquake Insurance?

Do You Need Earthquake Insurance?

You can't count on traditional homeowners insurance to reimburse damages after a tremor.

How Volcano Damage is Covered on Your Insurance

How Volcano Damage is Covered on Your Insurance

Most homeowners and auto insurance policies cover you from some damage related to a volcanic eruption, but there are exceptions.

Moving? Don't Forget to Make Insurance Changes Too

Moving? Don't Forget to Make Insurance Changes Too

Before you move, you should move insurance by talking with your agent. Read why transferring insurance is so important.

Renters and condo insurance

Renters insurance and condo insurance articles to help protect your personal property.
How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

Tip to help choose accurate, appropriate limits for your personal property and liability coverage.

Why Do Landlords Require Renters Insurance?

Why Do Landlords Require Renters Insurance?

Purchasing renters insurance is a smart move.

Know What’s Covered With Condo Insurance and How It Works

Know What’s Covered With Condo Insurance and How It Works

Condo insurance coverage works in tandem with the condo association master policy. Discover how they work together to protect you and your stuff.

Personal insurance

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

Liability insurance is typically a portion of the coverage for a home or vehicle policy. A Personal Liability Umbrella Policy may be another viable option for further protection.

What if my insurance is not enough to cover damages?

What if my insurance is not enough to cover damages?

You may want to consider a personal article insurance or personal liability insurance policy to help protect your possessions, your home and your future earnings.

Tips for Collectible Storage and Display

Tips for Collectible Storage and Display

Rare and antique collectibles can be valuable. Make sure you're protecting them and storing them properly.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.