5 Things Homeowners Insurance Won’t Cover

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Does Traditional Homeowners Insurance Cover Airbnb Rentals?

Does Traditional Homeowners Insurance Cover Airbnb Rentals?

Most homeowners insurance won't cover your home if you're renting it via sites like Airbnb. HowStuffWorks looks at insurance policies that will.

Author's Note: 5 Things Homeowners Insurance Won't Cover

Don't be afraid to argue with your insurance company if you think something should be covered. These days, they're more than happy to have your business.

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