No matter what attracts you to the area, if you’re renting a house, apartment or basement suite in the province, you’ll want to have tenant insurance coverage. Tenant insurance is for protecting all your valuables and belongings that your landlord’s building and property insurance do not cover. Buying the right insurance is an important step in taking care of your belongings. It also provides you with protection against liability. Don’t worry if it sounds complicated, we’re here to help you get your tenant insurance in Alberta.
The insurance brokers at BrokerLink are happy to assist you with your tenant insurance needs. We know the ins and outs of insurance policies so you’ll know you have the right coverage if you need it. We’ll work with you to provide free competitive renters insurance quotes and help you find the best renters insurance rate in Alberta possible. It’s about getting great coverage for great value.
Plus, we’ll make sure that your policy includes just the right amount of content insurance and lists your most prized possessions, which could include televisions, computers, stereos, antiques, furniture, collectibles, expensive jewellery, sports equipment, mountain bikes, clothes and more. Whatever your needs, we’ll get you covered.
Call one of our insurance experts today at one of our many Alberta locations and get us working for you. We’ll make finding the right amount of apartment insurance easy.
Frequently Asked Questions on Tenant Insurance in Alberta:
How much renters insurance should I carry?
That depends on what coverage you feel comfortable with. Less expensive policies will simply cover your belongings. More expensive policies will cover things like a hotel if you are temporarily displaced and liability if someone is injured in your apartment and decides to sue you. The more coverage you have, the safer you will be.
How fast can you get renters insurance in Alberta?
You can get renter's insurance very quickly in Alberta, but only if you reach out for help sooner rather than later. If you have an application pending at a complex or home, make sure that you invest in renter's insurance to begin as soon as you move in. Some complexes will require that you show them you have it before they'll pass over the keys.
What is not covered by renters insurance in Alberta?
There are some things that will not be covered by renter's insurance in Alberta. These include certain types of natural disasters. You'll want to read your policy closely to determine non-covered events, but some common examples include earthquakes and flooding.
Is tenant (or renters) insurance mandatory in Alberta?
Tenant insurance is not mandatory in Alberta. However, some landlords make tenant insurance a condition of the lease. Tenant insurance covers the things that belong to you inside your rental unit. That means stuff like furniture, electronics and clothes. Tenant insurance usually costs about $20-$30 per month but it can save you thousands of dollars in the event of a claim. To learn more about tenant insurance, check out this article – tenant insurance 101.
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