Blog posts tagged with 'Insurance'
Team Goodcover • 1 Feb 2022 • 6 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.
Team Goodcover • 27 Jan 2022 • 3 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.
Team Goodcover • 27 Jan 2022 • 5 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.
Team Goodcover • 25 Jan 2022 • 5 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.
Team Goodcover • 19 Jan 2022 • 5 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.
Team Goodcover • 12 Jan 2022 • 5 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.
Team Goodcover • 11 Jan 2022 • 6 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.
Ryan E. Moorhart • 29 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
Explained: 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 confusions 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 nam
Christopher Lotz • 10 Jun 2021 • 6 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
Christopher Lotz • 6 Aug 2020 • 6 min read
Is insurance more expensive in Black neighborhoods?
Black neighborhoods pay 20% more in renters insurance. With the recent Black Lives Matter protests much of society has been re-examining explicit and implicit sources of discrimination against Black people in America. What are the conscious and unconscious ways our society and economy harm Black citizens? Housing and its associated cost has historically played a critical role in institutionalizing racism and segregation. Even insurance companies have historically discriminated against Black pe
Christopher Lotz • 12 May 2020 • 5 min read
Coronavirus and Crime – what the COVID is happening in SF?
Coronavirus and crime trends, a look at the impact COVID19 and stay-at-home order is having in San Francisco.
Dan Di Spaltro • 17 Apr 2020 • 2 min read
Why is Renter's Insurance Required by some Landlords?
Landlords have begun requiring tenants to buy renter's insurance, we go into the details on the rationale behind that. They are after one specific protection...
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