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How Am I Covered Under My Renters Insurance Personal Liability?

Team Goodcover 23 Feb 20225 min read

How Am I Covered Under My Renters Insurance Personal Liability?

Personal liability in renters insurance policies covers another person’s medical costs if you’re found legally responsible for their sustained injuries.

Renters insurance ACV vs. RCV.

Team Goodcover 3 Feb 20223 min read

Actual Cash Value vs. Replacement Cost Value: Develop a Better Understanding of Your Insurance Policy

Learn the differences between replacement cost value and actual cash value. Find out why the knowledge of ACV vs. RCV is essential for you as a renter.

Does my renters policy include coverage for wildfire damage?

Team Goodcover 1 Feb 20226 min read

Everything You Need to Know About Renters Insurance and Wildfire Damage

Most renters insurance policies include wildfires as a covered peril. Your policy should cover you in case of property damage, personal liability, and loss of use.

How To Turn Off Water to Your Home and Appliances

Team Goodcover 27 Jan 20224 min read

How To Turn Off Water to Your Home and Appliances

Whether your pipes are backed up, or you’re going out of town, here’s how to turn off the water to everything in your home, from toilets to washing machines.

Your Guide to San Francisco Renters Insurance

Team Goodcover 27 Jan 20227 min read

Your Guide to San Francisco Renters Insurance

San Francisco renters insurance can be tricky to understand. Discover the answers to the most-asked questions so you can make the best financial decision.

Does renters insurance cover bike theft?

Team Goodcover 25 Jan 20226 min read

Bike Theft and Renters Insurance – What You Need to Know

According to the national bike registry, 2 million bikes go missing in North America in any given year – meaning a bike gets swiped every 30 seconds, on average.

Are Your Belongings Covered in a Storage Unit?

Team Goodcover 19 Jan 20225 min read

Are Your Belongings Covered in a Storage Unit?

Your renters policy covers belongings located in a storage unit, but this coverage may have limits.

How Loss of Use Works With Your Renters Insurance Policy

Team Goodcover 12 Jan 20225 min read

How Loss of Use Works With Your Renters Insurance Policy

Loss of use in renters insurance policies provides coverage for most extra living expenses incurred if your rental becomes unlivable due to a covered peril.

The Truth About Renters Insurance: How Much Do You Really Need?

Team Goodcover 11 Jan 20226 min read

The Truth About Renters Insurance: How Much Do You Really Need?

Common renters insurance policies offer $30,000 personal property protection, but some individuals may need more.

Goodcover Member Dividend 2021

Christopher Lotz 5 Oct 20214 min read

Goodcover Member Dividend 2021

Honest, transparent, and prudent with members’ money as all insurance should be. The Goodcover Member Dividend has arrived.

Explained: The difference between Additional Interest and Named Insured, and what you need to know.

Ryan E. Moorhart 29 Sep 20215 min read

Explained: The difference between Additional Interest and Named Insured, and what you need to know.

Insurance industry terms can be confusing. It also doesn’t help when the words are so similar. Don’t take it personally. Even landlords can confuse the terms and end up asking their tenants for the wrong information. Leading our support team, I see various types of questions and confusion around insurance, and it's our duty to help bring clarity. Among the most common mixups we come across are members asking to include their landlord or property management company in their policy as a named in

How it Works: The Regulation of Insurance Companies, aka How Goodcover Offers Lower Prices

Christopher Lotz 10 Jun 20216 min read

How it Works: The Regulation of Insurance Companies, aka How Goodcover Offers Lower Prices

The regulation of insurance companies is vital for consumer protection. Read on to learn about how it works and how Goodcover can offer low prices

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