Your home is that cosy place where your heart lies, your memories are treasured and a place where you feel safe. While your happy home protects you, it needs protection too. If your home gets damaged due to natural calamities or your belongings are broken or stolen, a home insurance plan can be the protection you need to cover the cost. Whether you rent or own your apartment, if it is damaged or your belongings are broken or stolen, repairing the structure and repurchasing the valuables may drain your hard-earned money. That is when you need a home insurance plan to cover the losses. You can choose to cover both home belongings and structure or only belongings under our home insurance plans. The best home insurance plan evaluates the value of your home structure and content to derive a pocket-friendly premium for securing your home. At, HDFC ERGO, we offer Home Shield Insurance, a suitable home insurance plan designed for all types of home and comes at a convincing premium. Be it an owned apartment, a luxurious bungalow or a rented flat we cover your home to ensure it always stands strong to give you the shelter and protection.
Because, natural calamities and accidental damages do not come with a prior notice, they are uninvited and uncertain. In addition, a single incident is enough to drain your savings that is why you need a home insurance plan to cover the repair costs and pay you in case your valuables are stolen. While home insurance is not mandatory in India, depending upon the risk factors you may think of getting a home insurance plan. In India, many regions are prone to natural calamities like flood, earthquake and cyclones hence it is important to get a home insurance in India. Also, even if you are sure that your home is not prone to natural calamities, do not forget that fire incidents and theft/burglary may happen at any place at any time. House insurance or property insurance plays a vital role in covering your most valuable asset, because mere buying the dream home is not enough protecting it matters a lot.
Worried your home insurance will go waste? Our home insurance plans offers you the flexibility of choosing the tenure. Our Home insurance solutions tenure range from 1 year and goes upto 5 years.
Fire can annhiliate your dream home. We cover for the damages due to fire so that you can rebuild your home.
Thieves can run away with your precious jewelry or other valuables. You can rest easy if you get them covered
Can't imagine our lives without appliances... insure them to get coverage in event of electrical breakdown
Troubled times can affect your home as well as your peace of mind. Keep it financially secure with our home shield insurance plan against floods, cyclones, strikes, riots, terrorism, and malicious acts.
Get shifting expenses, rent for alternative/hotel accommodation, emergency purchases, and brokerage in case your home becomes unfit for living because of any covered cause of loss.
Just spent a fortune on fixtures and sanitary fittings? Stay worry-free by securing them against accidental damage with our home insurance plans.
Loss/Damages arising of events including war, invasion, act of foreign enemy, hostile. are not covered.
Losses arising out of damage to bullions, stamps, work of art, coins etc. will not be covered.
We understand that all your precious possessions hold emotional value but anything that’s over 10 years old will not be covered under this home insurance policy.
Consequential losses are losses that are not the natural result of the breach in the usual course of things, such losses remains uncovered
We ensure your unforseen losses are covered, however if the damage is willfully conducted then it is not covered
Any damage caused to your property due to third party construction is not covered.
Your home insurance does not cover usual wear and tear or maintenance/renovation.
Under circumstances, this home insurance policy shall not cover the cost of land.
Home insurance cover is for your home where you reside any under-construction property will not be covered.
Why stay happy with less when you have a chance to get a much wider cover for your home? Along with a comprehensive home insurance plan for your structure, you can also get coverage for your belongings and expensive jewellery. You can also get a home insurance plan for your content if you stay in a rented apartment. The best part of getting HDFC ERGO’s home insurance plan is that you get all coverage in our home shield insurance, which gives you a one roof shopping experience. Check the below table and explore home insurance for your valuables and decode the inclusions and exclusions for better understanding.
The Proud Home Owner
So, you have bought the most expensive asset and while you are still happy with the fact that you finally could buy a house or call a home that is your own do not stop here. The real responsibility begins now. It is important that you do not stop at just buying it but also take a step ahead to secure it with a good home insurance company in India.Since,home insurance is not the first thing that comes to your mind while safeguarding your finances, but understand that it does help when things go wrong. If an unfortunate incident like a fire breakout, a theft case or natural calamity hampers your home structure and the precious belongings, then you need to have a home insurance to cover for the losses. Hence, as a home owner you need to buy a home insurance policy.
Since, you do not own the house you can easily procrastinate from securing the home structure because it is not yours. However, little did you know that home insurance does not limit itself from securing the homeowners property but it also secures your precious belongings like furniture, jewellery, portable electronics and electronic equipment’s. Therefore, a sudden natural calamity or a theft incident that takes place at your rented apartment may not necessarily just cause financial loss to the homeowner but also create financial distress at your end. Hence, get a home insurance for tenants by HDFC ERGO and secure your content.
Amount of coverage: Home insurance premium is calculated depending upon the current value of the property. Higher the coverage or Sum Insured higher the premium and vice versa. Home insurance premium for a flat worth 5 Cr. would definitely incur high premium as compared to a 1Cr. Your sum-insured value depends upon the prevailing property rate of your home.
Location: The location where you stay counts while deriving the premium for your home insurance. If your residence is in a low-lying area and probable to flood risks, then your premium might be a bit high. Your residence location plays an important role in deciding premium.
Deductibles, if any: Deductibles are the compulsory amount that you pay when there is a claim. If your home insurance plans involve deductibles then your premium amount depends upon deductible percentage. Higher the deductible lower the premium and vice versa.
Content Value: If your house contains a wide range of expensive furniture and electronics then your premium may get a little high. Additionally, if you choose to cover the jewellery and valuables then you can cover that too with an additional premium.
Security measures: If your home has good safety and security equipment then your premium will be low, similarly a house, which has no security measures may have to pay a higher premium.
Buying mode and your occupation: At, HDFC ERGO if you are a salaried individual you get premium discounts also if you buy online we give you discounts, hence go for HDFC ERGO’s home shield cover for a complete coverage against uncertainties that may damage your home.
|OTHER HOME INSURANCE PLANS|
|Building Insurance||Earthquake Insurance|
|Property Insurance||Fire and Special Perils Policy|
|Jewellery Insurance||Landslide Insurance|
|Home Insurance for Theft||Home Content Insurance|
|Lightning Insurance||AC Insurance|
|Electronic Equipment Insurance||Refrigerator Insurance|
|TV Insurance||Washing Machine Insurance|
|Home Insurance for Theft||Home Content Insurance|
Portable elcetronic items including laptop, camera, binoculars, musical equipments; sports gear not only are costly but their absence cxan impact our daily work life, they are covered here but policy excludes equipment that are over 10 years from it's coverage benefits.
Jewellery and valuables refer to ornaments or articles made of gold or silver or any precious metal including diamonds as well as sculptures and watches. This add on cover can be opted for maximum upto 20% of your Home Content (Belongings) sum insured. The loss of your jewellery & valuable would be covered on the basis of the prevailing market value
Under this cover we insure losses to static exercise cycle as well as your pedal cycle with or without gear. It covers losses caused by fire, calamities, theft and accidents. We protect any third party liability to a person or property caused by your insured pedal cycle. However, exclusively if your pedal cycle’s tyres only are stolen or damaged it remains uncovered.
Due to a terrorist attack if your home structure/content gets destroyed we cover it
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Buying a home is indeed a cumbersome process but it does get easier when you are aware about the relevant and frequently used terminologies.
Source: The Economic Times | Published on 06 October 2020