Can you sell a house without home insurance?

I inherited a house from my grandmother after her death. I'm looking to sell it, but the property has no home insurance. Can I sell the place anyway?

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Yes, you can sell a house without having homeowners insurance on it. You are only required to carry homeowners insurance if you have a mortgage on your home and your lender requires that you carry the coverage. Beyond that, it is completely up to you.
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Alexah Grinnell
Answered on Mar 05, 2021
Alexah Grinnell has been working in the insurance industry for 5 years with a primary focus of coverage consulting in the sales department. She has been working for Jerry Insurance since July of 2019 and has also has experience working for AAA and State Farm. She currently lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and 3 kids
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