homeowner's insurance


: insurance that covers damage to a person's house or the things inside the house

Examples of homeowner's insurance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People don't realize that your homeowner's insurance will provide you with some protection. Christina Coulter, Fox News, 23 May 2024 Greg Bolin, the mayor of Paradise, California, said in the five years since his town was ravaged by a massive wildfire many of his residents are still paying the price in their homeowner's insurance. Lindsey Griswold, ABC News, 16 Nov. 2023 Virtually anyone buying a house with a mortgage must have homeowner's insurance, and insurance companies in disaster-prone areas have been significantly raising rates or withdrawing altogether from certain areas. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 3 Sep. 2023 The report made note of the importance of having homeowner's insurance that covered wildfire damage, given that not all policies cover it. Abigail Celaya, The Arizona Republic, 27 Aug. 2023 Many people don't realize that insurance companies restrict changes in existing policies and new ones, both for car insurance and homeowner's insurance, in a geographic area just before a major weather event. Steven Glass, Car and Driver, 9 June 2023

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“Homeowner's insurance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeowner%27s%20insurance. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

homeowner's insurance

home·​own·​er's insurance
: insurance that covers primarily a person's residence and that also covers the owner for liability resulting from his or her personal acts
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