What Unexpected Things Affect Your Home Insurance Rates?

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Is your dream home a turn-of-the-century beach bungalow? A colonial with a widow’s walk? A classic fixer-upper? Whatever it is, if you want to keep costs low, make sure that you take care of your roof! 

Before you commit to a long mortgage, it’s necessary to take into consideration what quirks your home has that could affect your insurance rates. Your amazing credit score can only go so far. There are multiple factors–both within and outside of your control–that could drive up your home insurance premium. 

Curious? Check out the infographic below for more surprising elements that home insurance companies examine when giving you a quote. You might want to think twice before building that highly flammable log cabin in the woods!

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