Home Insurance Guide

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Includes policy details for providers offering both buildings and contents insurance.

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There are a large number of companies who offer both buildings and contents insurance. In addition to the more traditional insurance providers such as firms found on the high-street and mortgage providers policies are also offered by supermarkets and specialist online companies. Below is a list of some of the providers operating in the UK, all of whom can be found on the web, as a basis to start your research. A large number of companies offer online discounts so if you see a provider advertised it may be worthwhile to check their website to see what kind of offers are available to you.


Sticker scams increasing home insurance prices

Organised gangs are working harder than ever to find creative methods of burglary. Despite UK burglary rates dropping by around 35% in the last ten years, newer, more convoluted efforts are being made by burglars to enter homes undetected. The most recently reported burglary scheme has been dubbed the ‘Sticker Scam’, and is said to…

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Number of burglaries down but value of loss goes up

There has been a drop in the number of burglary claims recently but the bad news is that the average value of a burglar’s haul has increased by a whopping 40% in the last three years. This is largely down to the rise in the number of high-value portable gadgets which we have in our…

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Moving soon – are your belongings covered?

As the housing market starts to recover, more and more of us are hoping to move soon. Are your belongings covered on moving day though, and what else should you be thinking about in the run-up to the big day? Advice from Gocompare.com shows that it is important to read the small print on your…

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