What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover In South Carolina?

Homeowners insurance has terms to describe the coverage offered in a policy. We help you find the right package and coverage options for your homeowners insurance policy. Insurance companies may differ greatly in their homeowners coverage term so make sure to ask your agent if you have any questions.

Insurance terminology can be difficult. Let's go over some of the more common terms when is comes to home insurance in South Carolina.

Additional Living Expense
This helps cover your normal living expenses while your home is being repaired after a claim, up to your policy limit.

This is the initial amount you pay out-of-pocket before your coverage kicks in. In most cases, you'll need to pay your deductible up front, even if the claim wasn't your fault.

The total price you pay for your policy.

Another term used to describe the part of your home insurance policy that covers physical structures on your property.

Scheduled Items
These are pricier belongings (jewelry, art, etc.) that typically require additional coverage, since the standard home policy limits the amount you can claim per item.

Liability Coverage
If someone else is injured or has their belongings damaged on your property, this covers any claims against you, as well as any reasonable and necessary medical expenses.



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Homeowners Terms To Know In South Carolina

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