If it’s your first time renting an apartment, you may not be aware of how important renter’s insurance is. This low-cost form of insurance is a great way to protect yourself and the assets in your apartment. Many tenants assume that because renter’s insurance isn’t mandatory that it must not have enough benefits to make it worth getting, but the reality is that renting an apartment without renter’s insurance could lead to huge expenses.
Cover Your Personal Possessions
Your landlord or leasing office may cover the actual apartment that you live in, but your possessions aren’t covered. If your property is damaged by a fire, flood, or other kind of natural disaster, you’ll be left picking up the pieces. That is–of course–unless you have renter’s insurance! With renter’s insurance, it will cover your expensive property. First ask your landlord or leasing office what is already covered, if anything, and then seek out an insurance policy that fits you.
The unfortunate reality is that accidents happen more often than we expect them to. If a guest in your home, such as a friend or family member, is ever hurt, you need to have liability coverage. They could seek compensation for their injury which could ultimately cost you a pretty penny. It acts similarly to homeowner’s insurance but at a much lower price, so it’s an important thing to invest in.
Expensive Items Covered
You may not think everything you own is worth all that much, but the truth is, it all adds up. Things like electronics, clothing, appliances, and especially furniture can all add up to one huge cost. Replacement costs can be extremely high and stressful, so having renter’s insurance can make your renting experience much easier. It’s a small cost to pay up front for that long lasting peace of mind.
The Apartments of Wildewood have a friendly community that’s waiting to welcome you!
At The Apartments of Wildewood, located in beautiful in St. Mary’s Maryland, we offer homes with access to pools, an on-site gym, and maintenance whenever you need it – and have access to all the information you need to affordably rent an apartment in St. Mary’s. To set up an appointment to check out an apartment rental from The Apartments at Wildewood, call us at 301.737.0737 or visit the website!
For more about renting with The Apartments of Wildewood, check out our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+,or LinkedIn.