Vermont home insurance

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Vermont homeowners insurance coverage

Vermont homeowners face many challenges throughout the year. Harsh winters can bring frozen pipes, ice dams, and snow. In the summer, thunderstorms and hail can unexpectedly damage property. Liberty Mutual understands the needs of Vermont homeowners and offers customized homeowners insurance coverage to fit your specific situation.

What types of homeowners insurance coverages are recommended in Vermont?

The following insurance coverage comes standard with any homeowners policy:

The following insurance coverages are recommended for homeowners in Vermont:

  • Flood insurance: Homeowners insurance generally does not cover damage caused by floods, which can be an issue across Vermont. Mountainous regions can be prone to river flooding, and southern areas of Vermont can be impacted by heavy rain from hurricanes despite not having ocean coastline. Keep in mind that even if you are not in a flood zone, flooding frequently occurs outside of flood risk areas.

    Liberty Mutual offers flood insurance in partnership with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). While flood insurance needs to be purchased separately and is often optional, it may be required to secure a home loan if you live in a high-risk flood area.

  • Personal property replacement cost: If your belongings are lost or damaged in a covered loss such as from theft or a fire, this coverage will cover the cost of brand-new replacement items.

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The following optional homeowners insurance coverages should be considered by all homeowners in Vermont:

  • Blanket Jewelry
  • Escape of Water
  • Inflation protection

Is homeowners insurance required by law in Vermont?

No, homeowners insurance isn't required by law in Vermont, but your mortgage company will most likely require it in order to get a loan.

What is the average cost of homeowners insurance in Vermont?

The average cost of homeowners insurance in Vermont is $819 per year according to NerdWallet.2 That's 54% lower than the national average. However, this rate may be higher or lower for you depending on the value and age of your home, the coverage you select, your claims history, and a wide variety of other factors.

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  • Ownership or mortgage status
  • Details about your home’s construction and any safety features
  • If you have an existing homeowners insurance policy

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1Depending on where you live, you may be able to opt out of this coverage if you participate in your state’s FAIR insurance plan for high-risk areas.
2https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/insurance/average-homeowners-insurance-cost
Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.