Insurance

What is a Dwelling Fire Policy?

Dwelling Fire Policy

[dwel-ing / fahyuh r / pol-uh-see]

noun

1.

A Dwelling Fire Policy differs from a standard Homeowner’s Insurance Policy by explicitly listing the hazards covered by the Policy. Dwelling Fire Policies don’t have to only cover damage from fire and smoke, they can also cover damage from things like wind, explosions, or vandalism, if those causes are specifically written into the Policy. These policies are useful for a dwelling that will not be inhabited by the owner, such as a landlord insuring a rental property.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!

Related Content

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Choosing Between Term and Whole Life Insurance

Choosing Between Term and Whole Life Insurance

Confused about Term or Whole Life Insurance? Discover how they work and, most importantly, how they can work for you.

Side-by-Side: Insured vs. Uninsured

Side-by-Side: Insured vs. Uninsured

Here's what happens if your small business has an accident and you're not insured.