Condo insurance policies protect against losses involving the internal structure, personal belongings, and liabilities. Condo insurance does not cover work-related tools and equipment, so if you live in a condo and have a work-from-home business, you should verify your coverage with your insurance provider. Our Surety Ins Inc. team, serving Alabama, will happily discuss your condo and business insurance coverage with you.
Condo Insurance and Working From Home
Generally, condo and home policies offer some protection for "side-hustle" businesses operated from home, but this coverage often covers only $2,500 in business assets. Employees who work from home can expect the company’s insurance to cover their business assets, though it is best to confirm each employer’s policies.
A partial list of the conditions suggesting you should supplement your condo insurance with appropriate business coverage includes:
-Customers sometimes visit your condo
-You have inventory or supplies at your condo or elsewhere
-Damage to your condo would interrupt your business and revenues
-You have employees
-You keep computerized client or employee records
Each situation is unique, but if those conditions apply to your case, you may want to consider one of several commercial insurance options based on the nature of your business:
-Adding a business property endorsement to your condo policy ($5,000 limits are standard)
-In-home business insurance provides property coverage, liability protection, and other commercial coverage for businesses with less than $250,000 in revenues.
–Business Owner’s Policy (BOP) provides a range of commercial insurance coverage and is generally used by businesses with revenues exceeding $250,000.
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