Comparison of Standard Homeowner Form 3 Policy to the Enhanced Homeowner Form HE 7/21

Coverage HO-3 Policy HE7/21 Policy
Replacement cost coverage on dwelling (cost to rebuild back to pre-loss condition) Optional for an additional charge, 125%-150% cap Guaranteed (full) replacement cost coverage
Replacement cost coverage on contents (no depreciation taken) Optional for an additional charge Included
Contents-covered perils Named perils All risk
Law & Ordinance Caps at 10% of coverage on dwelling Caps at amount of coverage on dwelling
Primary mortgage expense Not Available Pays the first mortgage payment while the residence premises is not fit to live in due to a covered loss, for up to 12 months/payments; part of Loss of Use coverage.
Watercraft $1500 $2500
Trailers $1500 $3500
Money sublimit $200 $1000
Securities sublimit $1500 $5500
Business personal property, on premises $2500 $5000
Business personal property, away from premises $500 $1500
Credit card/fund transfer card forgery $500 $5000
Jewelry sublimit $1500 (theft only) $5500 (theft, misplacing or losing, $1500 per item limit)
Firearms sublimit $10,000 (theft only) $10,000 (theft, misplacing or losing)
Silverware sublimit $10,000 (theft only) $10,.000 (theft, misplacing or losing)
Land coverage Not available Pays up to $10,000 to replace, stabilize, or rebuild the land necessary to support the dwelling or other structure as a result of a covered loss.  This is additional insurance and no deductible applies.
Water back-up of sewers or drains Optional for additional charge Automatic coverage for up to $20,000; optional for up to policy limit at $25 charge
Loss assessment $1000 $5000
Personal injury Optional for an additional charge Included
Lock replacement Not available $500 (if keys are stolen)
Debris (tree) removal $1000 for any one occurrence, regardless of the number of fallen trees $2000 for any one occurrence with a $1000 limit per tree
Reward coverage Not available $2500 leading to the arrest and conviction of the person committing the crime, resulting in a loss and $5000 for the return of stolen covered property.  This coverage is additional insurance.
Witness expense Not available $250/day loss of earnings and $50/day expenses up to a max of $3000 to appear as a witness in court to prosecute person charged with committing a crime against insured’s property resulting in a covered loss.  This is additional insurance and no deductible applies.
Directors & officers coverage Not available Affords liability coverage up to policy limits when an insured acts in the capacity of an unpaid director or officer of a not-for-profit corporation or organization.
Deductible waived on losses exceeding $50,000 Not available Included
Property in vault coverage Not available Provides a single maximum limit of $50,000 for loss to or theft of silverware, jewelry, and/or securities in any one occurrence when such property is in a safe deposit box stored in a bank vault.
Trees, shrubs, other plants coverage $500  per plant limit $1000 per plant limit
Fire department service charge $500 $1000
Power interruption coverage Not available Provides for loss of use for up to 7 days beginning after the first 2 days of loss of use.
Business pursuits of minors Not available Limit of liability applies to insured minors involved in occasional or part-time, self-employed business pursuits normally undertaken by minors.
March 11th, 2016 by Ellis Barbour & Sons, Inc.