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What is the difference between Hazard Insurance and Homeowners Insurance?

Asked by Lysa , Last updated: Dec 26, 2020

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D. Peter

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D. Peter
D. Peter, Software Developer, B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), Mexico

Answered Dec 10, 2020

When you say hazards insurance, this is the type of insurance that you can use so that you can be protected from the possible hazards that may happen to you while you are in your home. When you say homeowners’ insurance, this is the insurance that you can get for your home due to different reasons.

For example, when your home becomes damaged because of natural disasters, your hazards insurance can be very helpful for that. Homeowners’ insurance can also be very helpful when you want to protect your home against theft. Even damage to your belongings can fall under homeowners’ insurance.

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Barry Mclean

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Barry Mclean, Sales Manager, MBA, Ewa

Answered Jul 12, 2020

A hazard insurance policy is a policy that protects from having to pay for any damages at home. These damages are supposed to be naturally occurring, like fire and more, for example, earthquakes and floods and things of this nature. It should pay for the financial needs the owners have lost due to the hazard emergencies. Different types of hazards are to be expected in certain areas in the country.

A hazard insurance policy is a policy that protects from having to pay for any damages at home.
This expectation is why many different locations are evaluated, and insurance is provided accordingly. On the other hand, homeowner’s insurance is like hazard insurance in the sense that it covers your liability as well. For example, if someone is injured at home, there is protection from your insurance, even if hospitalization is needed. It also applies to situations such as your kid falling off their bike and getting hurt. The insurance covers you for the injury.

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