What bride- or groom-to-be hasn't had nightmares about hurricane-force winds blowing over the reception tent or a drunken cousin falling into the wedding cake?
There are many reasons why someone might leave their home unoccupied for months at a time. In each case, there's one very important person you should call well before locking the door that last time -- your insurance agent.
One common misconception among many people who rent their homes is that they are covered under their landlord's insurance in case of an accident, burglary, or other disaster. Let me dispel that myth and a few others as well.