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Go to your insurance agent and ask him or her to complete the computer based replacement cost estimator. You can sit down with them for about 20 minutes and they can give you a very good idea of the cost and whether or not you have an appropriate amount of coverage on your home. There are real serious penalties involved if you do not carry enough insurance coverage.

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Q: How do you know if your dwelling coverage is too low on homeowners insurance?
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How do you know if the dirt the house is built on is not part of the homeowners insurance coverage?

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It just depends on the type of policy you purchased. Homeowners insurance typically covers the home main structure and the owners contents, but without more details of the coverage form you purchased there is no way for anyone else to know. The best source of information regarding your coverage is your insurance company or your insurance agent.


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Yes and it happens quite often. Usually when you let you Homeowners insurance cancel or change companies and fail to notify your insurance company to send a copy to the mortgagee. If the mortgagee does not have proof that you have insurance and have them listed on such insurance, they will place "force-placed" coverage on the property to protect themselves and they will charge you for this coverage. As long as you get them notified and proof quickly, they will cancel their policy and refund you the premium. Make sure you know that the coverage they purchase on your behalf only covers them and covers no contents of yours, no liability coverage, and only covers the bare minimum coverage. And it is usually more expensive than homeowners you buy on your own. When you get a mortgage on your home your agreement is that you keep insurance on the home. If you let it cancel or don't have such insurance you are in breech of contract and they could foreclose on your home or put this coverage on it, their choice.


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What is bad? Insurance coverage is based on cause or reason. In order to properly answer the question one would need to know why the slab is bad. Why? If a big rig truck ran off the road and into the side of the house and damaged the slab this would be a covered claim. Your homeowners insurance covers claims where a vehicle strikes the house. Did ground water flooding damage the slab? If so you would need flood insurance. No homeowners covers flood. Flood is flood and is insurance offered by FEMA. You don't get flood coverage under homeowners policies. Is the slab bad because the work done to build it was poor? There is no coverage to repair the slab but if the slab being bad caused ensuing damage there may be coverage for ensuing damage. Has the slab just started cracking because no expansion joints were put in the concrete? This is really not a sudden an accidental event. In fact it is normal and thus not something homeowners insurance covers. Need to know why slab is bad to get you a better answer. Tried to answer giving a few different options.


Where can I learn more about homeowners's insurance?

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Do homeowners insurance cover damage done by neighbors?

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Does the mortgage pay homeowners insurance?

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