Evaluating Insurance Coverage

A Property Manager's Guide to Reading a Certificate of Insurance

Reading a Certificate of Insurance

Certificates of Insurance (COIs) are abstracts of an insurance policy. They list the essential details of an insurance policy in an easily digestible, standardized format.

You have undoubtedly gathered dozens of COIs - from both tenants and vendors - over your career. But, how much do you know about reading a COI to confirm the policies meet or exceed the contractual requirements? How do you ensure the COI properly protects you and your company in the event of a loss?

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