A post from the Hartford by Johnna Kaplan and Alaina Tweddale 

The least effective time to categorize your belongings is right after you lose them.

Property damage claims are surprisingly common. Every year, about five in every hundred homeowners file a claim. These claims usually follow a burglary, hailstorm, house fire or other disaster. But what happens if you call your insurance company to file your claim and you can’t remember what items you had in the house?

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When it comes down to it, it’s important to know which model TV you own, the manufacturer of your sofa-loveseat combo and the year your riding mower was produced. Those seemingly unimportant details about your personal property are the exact elements your insurance company needs to speed up the claims process—so you can recoup your financial losses faster Continue to post