By: Denise Koslowsky
What if we asked you to open a blank word document and make a list of all the items in your home, along with their current value? If the thought of such an undertaking makes you cringe, don’t worry, we have a better idea.
We are going to help you create a home inventory but the tool you are going to need to complete this task is literally at your fingertips. Making a home inventory for future insurance claim purposes has never been easier thanks to your smartphone. We are going to help you create a Home Video Inventory. After all a picture, or in this case a video, is worth a thousand words.
Don’t underestimate the value of A Home Inventory. Not only will it help you to prove what you own and speed up the process of filing a claim, it will also help speed up the receipt of your payout.
Don’t wait until the tragedy of a total loss forces you to take this step. Life after a fire of burglary is stressful enough! Take the time now to put together a video inventory of your possessions. Take a look at our Top 5 Tips to make this very important task a bit easier:
Educating every client we serve is of the utmost importance to the entire team at Advocate Brokerage. We have walked one too many clients through the painful process of filing a claim after a total loss. Having a home video inventory means one giant thing you no longer have to deal with. We would also like to add that once you have created an inventory, don’t forget to make periodic updates. If you’ve just upgraded your home theater’s equipment, grab your cellphone and make a video of the contents.