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If you’re a landlord, meaning you rent property you own, you most likely need landlord insurance, which includes property and liability coverages. Our agents at Fearnow Insurance, serving Florida, can help you find the right landlord insurance for your needs.

Landlord Insurance

Landlord insurance is a type of insurance property that helps protect landlords against certain financial losses. It typically includes liability and property coverages.

Landlord insurance includes two primary types of coverage that protect the physical structures on your property and help pay for certain expenses if someone gets hurt on your property.

What Our Customers Say:

Outstanding customer service from Joe Boyle. He was able find me a home owner’s insurance couple of months before my non-renewal/expiration date. Since we were not in the 30 day window for binding, he set up a calendar invite to do the paperwork within that window. Just completed everything. He maintained excellent communication throughout this process which is hard to come by these days. I am more than happy to recommend Joe and his company, Fearnow Insurance to anyone who is shopping for insurance.Great job.Thank you
Celine Kizhakkemattom
21:52 20 Jul 22
I am very pleased with this insurance co. and their quick action for our situation. Joe Boyle not only got us homeowners insurance in a very timely manner, (our other insurance co. was being liquidated in 2 weeks), he also got us new auto insurance for a lot less, and our new homeowners is less. Thank you Joe, and Fearnow....Great company!
Marylyn Embrey
14:38 09 Jul 22
Joseph Boyle was very quick on responding to my needs and helping me get covered. He was thorough and communicated with me every step of the way! Thank you for making this process easy for me !!!
Samari Rivera
22:25 01 Jul 22
Joe Boyle is outstanding in customer service. I’m a returning customer, this time for Home Insurance. Joe had gone the EXTRA mile to insure me the coverage will be completely handled with just a little information from myself. He has truly made this experience less stressful when I was left with a policy that was being liquidated in a short amount of time.Trust Joe at Fear Now to answer and guide you through any insurance questions/ policy.Thank you Joe!
Tammy Kirk
17:04 30 Jun 22
Joe Boyle handled our needs promptly, accurately and professionally.Given our circumstances, he did a through review and came back with quotes that proved to be more than compelling to switch carriers. I believe the agency is tops and sorry I didn't find out about them earlier.
Chris Holden
18:12 29 Jun 22
Joe is the best! We needed a home insurance quote quick for the purchase of a home. He was willing to have tough conversations about good quality coverage for the age of the home, and worked fast to get all the right documentation for our closing. Also, Joe found us great discounts on our auto insurance getting us better coverage, with an A++ provider at a lower cost. Thank you Joe!
Jessica Rhodes
23:16 24 Jun 22
Joe Boyle is THE BEST! I’ve been shopping around for auto insurance since moving to the area and haven’t been having the best luck. After reading reviews, I reached out to Joe Boyle at Fearnow and was amazed at his professionalism, knowledge, and efficiency. Joe took the time to explain everything about my policy in detail and did his best to find the most affordable rate for my policy. I would trust Joe handling anything related to insurance going forward and am so happy I took the chance to get in touch with him. There is nobody better in the industry than Joe!
Matthew Weddleton
22:24 15 Jun 22
I needed to get into a cheaper Homeowners Insurance and Joe Boyle was very helpful. He was quick professional, friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable. This made the entire process effortless. He assisted in cancelling my old Homeowners at the appropriate date and starting coverage with the new company, which is an A rated company too.
Paula Williams
23:33 07 Jun 22
Joe B was awesome, he communicated along every step and answered all of my questions.Will definitely use him again. Thanks Joe!👍
jim zwierzynski
20:08 01 Jun 22
Joe Boyle was helpful,professional and very efficient. Also very delightful to chat with. I wish all my business transactions were handled as well as he did with our search for insurance . We'll done Joe!!!!
Teresa Horn
16:26 25 May 22

The Fearnow Agency Advantage

  • We work for you, not the insurance carriers, to ensure your claims are processed efficiently and are paid out quickly.
  • Unlike a single-company agency, we have access to over 100 carriers, so we’re never limited in the services we can provide you.
  • We can save you up to 37% in insurance cost, or get better coverage for the same cost.
  • We always provide full disclosure of plan inclusions and exclusions.
  • We offer customized plans tailored specifically to your needs, instead of forcing you into a pre-packaged solution that won’t really work for you.
  • Our agents are continuously training, so they stay the leading experts in their field.

Liability Coverage

Liability coverage helps protect you against financial losses if someone gets injured on your property. It is designed to pay any associated medical bills and any lawsuits arising from the injury.

A good example of this would be if you failed to maintain the porch and your tenant falls. In this instance, you would be responsible for any medical bills, and if the tenant sues you for lack of maintenance, this insurance would help pay for any legal expenses.

Property Coverage

The property coverage part of the landlord insurance is designed to pay for damage to the structures on the property that the landlord owns and any equipment the landlord owns that is on the property.

  • Dwelling Coverage – This covers the main structure that is being rented to tenants. The main structure could be a home, apartment or condo. Events that may be covered include fire, wind damage and certain types of weather events. To get a full list of types of covered damages, it’s best to talk to your insurance agent and read your policy.
  • Additional Structures Coverage – If your property has outbuildings, fences or walls, this coverage helps financially protect you if they are damaged due to a covered event.
  • Equipment and Personal Property – If the landlord stores equipment on the property in order to maintain it, these items would be covered under equipment and personal property. Examples of covered equipment could be leaf blowers, lawnmowers and various other tools.

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What Landlord Insurance Does Not Cover

  • Landlord Property Not Used to Maintain the Rental – If the landlord has personal property like clothes, electronics and other items that are not used to maintain the property, they are typically not covered under a landlord insurance policy.
  • The Tenant’s Property – The tenant’s personal property is not covered under a landlord policy. This includes anything the tenant brings to the property, including clothes, dishes, furniture and electronics. In order for a tenant’s personal belongings to be covered, they must have and maintain a Renter’s Insurance Policy. As a landlord, you can leave the purchase of renter’s insurance up to your tenant, or you can require it in your lease as a condition of renting the property.
  • Flooding and Earthquake Damage – Flooding due to severe storms, like hurricanes and tropical storms, and earthquake damage is not covered under a landlord insurance policy. To get coverage for these types of weather events, you’d have to purchase flood insurance and earthquake insurance.
  • Maintenance and Normal Wear and Tear – Maintenance costs and normal wear and tear by tenants are not covered under landlord insurance. Landlord insurance also does not typically help pay for damage caused by lack of maintenance.

Additional Insurance Policies

Getting landlord insurance for your rental property is a good start when it comes to financially protecting yourself against damage caused by certain events. However, it may not fully protect you against all scenarios that could be covered. Additional insurance policies that our agents recommend include:

  • Vandalism – If someone vandalizes your property by spray-painting it or breaking a window, this type of coverage may help pay for the repairs.
  • Burglary – If someone breaks into your rental and steals something you use in order to maintain the property, like a lawnmower or leaf blower, this coverage would help pay for the replacement of the stolen items.
  • Under Construction – If you are renovating your rental and unable to rent it to a tenant, this type of coverage helps financially protect you against certain types of damage until you are able to rent your property.
  • Building Code Upgrades – If you have to repair your property due to damage, you may be subject to the new building codes. This type of insurance helps pay the additional costs associated with building code upgrades.
  • Fair Rental Value/ Loss of Income – If your property is damaged by a covered event and you are unable to rent it while repairs are being made, this type of coverage helps provide you with income for your rental.

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