Buying a less expensive home that needs some improvement can be a fun way to add character to the house, and if done correctly, save money. While you may be getting a good deal on a house that you can make your own, obtaining insurance on the house may turn out to be difficult and expensive. A few options you can consider that may lower the cost of home insurance and make the process a little easier are: Conventional insurance, if you are planning on making minor or quick repairs and updates this would be a good option as it is a low-risk scenario. Builder’s risk, this type of insurance is easiest to get if you have a timed schedule for all repairs and updates; the cost will be lower in the beginning and as the home improves costs will rise. Vacant dwelling is another option to consider if you will not be living in the home during reconstruction. This type of insurance will cover most physical accidents but will not cover theft. More here