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With historic landmarks in your front yard and scenic views in your backyard, owning a home in Washington DC was a great decision. But, how are you protecting your home and personal belongings? In order to safeguard your home against unexpected events such as theft or water backup damage, Nationwide offers homeowners insurance to fit your unique needs. Our flexible policies and Washington DC homeowners insurance discounts are designed to help members like you. Get started on your insurance quote to begin protecting your home today.
Washington DC homeowners coverages and discounts
What we can cover
Homeowners insurance can protect your home against theft, fire, lawsuits, weather damage and other covered losses.Explore coverages & options
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What factors go into determining a homeowners insurance rate?
While the average cost of homeowners insurance varies based on a number of components, these are common factors that insurance companies use to assess risk and determine your rate:
Location includes the state, ZIP code, and claims history of the area.
The materials that were used to build the house. If a custom home is being built additional coverage may be required to cover the construction site.
Age of the house
How new or old the house is, and the upgrades that were made to an older home.
The replacement cost is the cost of fully rebuilding the same house. This is typically assessed by an appraiser.
Owning a swimming pool may increase your liability coverage to cover possible injuries.
If you a run a business out of your home your premium may increase to cover the inventory, equipment, and supplies.
The type of coverage you choose and how much personal property and liability protection you want your home insurance policy to cover.
Policy features that may meet the needs of Washington DC homeowners
- Water backup1 can help protect you from losses caused by backed-up sewer or drain water.
- Identity theft protection helps defend you against fraud and identity theft and can stop damages to your credit within minutes.
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- Increase or decrease your deductible(s)
- Determine the home insurance coverage options that are right for your budget and situation. For instance, did you recently build a garage or gazebo you need covered? Have you installed a protective device that could qualify you for a discount? The On Your Side® Review is a great time to make these types of updates to your policy.
- Review our responsive home insurance claim policy
Nationwide coverage in Washington, D.C.
 Water Backup is an optional feature. Exclusions and limits apply. Details vary by state and policy language. Please consult your policy for the specifics of your selected coverages.
Insurance terms, definitions and explanations are intended for informational purposes only and do not in any way replace or modify the definitions and information contained in individual insurance contracts, policies or declaration pages, which are controlling. Such terms and availability may vary by state and exclusions may apply.