The average homeowner pays nearly $1,100 a year for home insurance, according to the latest data from the Insurance Information Institute. That's money well spent — your rate pales in comparison to what it would cost to rebuild your house and replace your belongings after a disaster. But it's good to know whether you might be able to trim costs.
Here are seven ways to save on homeowners insurance and get the protection you need at a more budget-friendly price.
Bundle your auto and home insurance policies
One of the easiest ways to save is to combine your home and auto coverage with the same company. Many well-known insurers offer a discount if you carry multiple policies with them, including Allstate,
Bundling auto and home insurance typically saves you 10% to 20% on your