What is the current state of your home inventory?
If you haven’t taken an inventory lately or it has been a while, summer is an ideal time to fill one out, since the weather is nice and your children are home to help you.
However, you might be asking yourself why you should conduct a home inventory. Actually, there are several reasons for this.
You can get back to normal more quickly in the event of a disaster (e.g., burglary, fire, etc.) because you have evidence of what you lost that you can show your insurance company and/or the police.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have the best tool possible to manage your home? We have the best tool you will need. It is not a hammer or screwdriver, not even a chainsaw. But is it is a digital home management platform that helps you track everything about your home in one central location. You may be asking what is a digital home management platform?
HomeZada gives you an website and a set of apps to track a home inventory, manage a maintenance calendar, leverage templates for home remodel projects, and review all home finances. Not to mention if you own multiple homes, you have one centralized location to track everything about your homes.
You probably have had the recommendations by your insurance company to take a home inventory. They may have even sent you a form to fill out. But most of them are not asking you to leverage a technology platform where you can share the data with your insurance company to gain full coverage on your property and the contents in it.
Even your estate planner or attorney may be recommending an inventory of your personal property. This is because if you know what you have and want it dispersed in a particular way, then noting these details can make the lives of your family easier once you have passed on.
Many HomeZada customers have asked for a detailed print of a specific inventory item. The request is printing a detailed view of each inventory item that can be shared with insurance agents, estate planning attorney’s, or property managers.
Many people believe that planning an estate is only for the very wealthy.
The truth is that if you want to consider how your belongings and your resources are dealt with after your demise, then you need to plan your estate.
Before we continue further, let’s deal with some basic things that you will have to do to set up your estate.