Home Insurance: 6 Discounts to Ask For

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"When you buy a house for $500,000," says Realtor Tony Yollin, "paying a few thousand a year for home insurance doesn't seem like that big of a deal." Indeed, compared to the price of a home at the time of purchase, home insurance might not seem expensive. But if you know what home insurance discounts to ask for, you can shave a lot off you bills.

"I've sold houses for 30 years, but I'm also a homeowner," says Yollin, of Venice, Calif. "In the course of talking to someone one day they told me I was paying way too much for my homeowner's insurance. So I looked around and switched companies when I found I could save hundreds a year."

Here are six ways to get home insurance discounts: