You may be renting the perfect apartment or home in South Carolina, but are all of your personal belongings protected? You may think your landlord's insurance covers your possessions in the event of certain damages or theft, but that’s not always the case. With Nationwide renters insurance, you can have dependable coverage that fits your unique needs. Learn more about our renters insurance discounts and get started on your quote today.

Is renters insurance required in South Carolina?

No, there is no federal law that requires tenants to carry renters insurance; however, some landlords may require proof of renters insurance as part of the lease agreement.

South Carolina renters coverages and discounts

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With Nationwide renters insurance coverage, you enjoy the security of knowing your belongings may be covered if stolen, damaged or destroyed.

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Save money on Nationwide renters insurance coverage with these renters insurance discounts.

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Policy features that may meet the needs of South Carolina renters

Whether you rent in Columbia, Greenville, Summerville or anywhere in between, Nationwide has renters insurance coverage that's right for all South Carolinians.
  • Valuables Plus®1 insurance may cover items such as jewelry, watches, antiques and fine art in the event of covered losses, including theft.
  • Medical payments renters insurance may cover others' medical expenses resulting from an accident on your property.

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What factors go into determining a renters insurance rate?

While the average cost of renters insurance varies based on a number of components, these are common factors that insurance companies use to assess risk and determine your renters insurance rate:

Location

The location of the rental property includes state and ZIP code.

Coverage

The type of coverage you choose and how much personal property and liability protection you want your policy to cover.

Deductible

The amount of money you choose to pay out of pocket can affect your renters insurance premium.

Bundle insurance policies

Nationwide offers a variety of multi-policy discount options. Choosing to bundle auto and renters insurance from the same insurance provider can potentially lower your insurance premium.

Get a free South Carolina renters insurance review

A Nationwide On Your Side® Review is a free, annual consultation and insurance assessment that can help you:
  • 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
Call Nationwide at 1-877-On-Your-Side and get your South Carolina renters insurance quote today.

Nationwide coverage in South Carolina

[1] Valuables Plus 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.