Home Insurance

The warm summer is luring thieves

Home security warning from insurers as hot weather lures thieves

The AA has found that leaving windows and doors open or unlocked acts as a magnet to thieves and reminds home owners to check their home security.

Car insurance for young drivers is falling, says the AA

Record annual drop in the cost of car insurance

The latest AA Insurance Index shows that car insurance has fallen by almost 10 per cent over the last 12 months and hone insurance costs are dropping too.

A new cap on how much homes have to pay on flood insurance

Flood insurance compromise deal reached

A new agreement has been reached between the government and the insurance industry that puts a cap on how much homes have to pay for flood insurance.

Landmark moment as each postal code witnessed a decline in the annual average home insurance premium

Cost of home insurance falls by 13% since 2010

Landmark moment as each postal code witnessed a decline in the annual average home insurance premium

The Post Office has launched a new home insurance service

Post Office launches "Quick Quote and Buy" home insurance

The Post Office has launched a new home insurance product, "Quick Quote and Buy", available immediately at any of its branches.

The AA says car and home insurance costs fell in 2013 Q1

AA reports both car and home insurance premiums down in price

The latest AA Insurance Premium Index shows that the cost of car and home insurance have both fallen in the first quarter of 2013.

Help beat cancer with Towergate Insurance

Towergate launch home insurance cover that helps Cancer Research UK

Towergate Insurance has launched a home insurance product that pays 30 per cent of the commission the insurer receives to Cancer Research.

Car insurance premiums are falling, says the AA

Car insurance premiums fall but home insurance costs up, say AA

The AA's latest Shoparound index for car and home insurance premiums shows car insurance costs are falling but there are wide variations due to the EU gender ruling.

The UK's burglary hotspots include parts of Bradford, Leeds and London

Leeds, Bradford and London claim title of UK burglary hotspots

Residents in parts of Yorkshire and London are the most at risk of being burgled adding 20 per cent to their home insurance premiums, according to a new survey.

Make sure your car and home are prepared for the winter weather

Top tips: Protect your home and car from snow and ice threat

As the UK lays under a blanket of snow and ice, insurers are advising homeowners and motorists of how to protect their homes and vehicles from the risk posed by snow and ice.

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What are the rules regarding rental insurance for a foreign employee?

A reader wants to know the rules surrounding renters insurance for an employee from the United States who will be working in the UK on a year's secondment.

Talks on finding a workable solution to flood insurance have stalled

ABI and government fail to find solution for flood risk homes

The Association of British Insurers has criticised the government for rejecting the only "workable" solution for providing home insurance to people at risk of flooding.

The ABI has issued advice for flood victims

ABI issues home insurance advice for flood victims

The Association of British Insurers has issued advice for people who may be affected by flooding causing damage to property, contents or motor vehicles.

Bonfire Night sees a spike in home insurance claims

Remember, remember to check home insurance before bonfire night

Bonfire night on November 5th sees a spike in home insurance claims so secure your home, make sure your car is safe and take precautions if you are holding a fireworks party.

The Post Office pledges to beat new home insurance quotes by £50

Post Office: We'll beat home insurance renewal quotes by £50

The Post Office has promised that it will beat home insurance renewal quotes by £50 and refund the difference within 60 days.

Floods have pushed up the cost of home insurance, says the AA

AA says car insurance falling but home insurance costs rise

The AA's quarterly Shoparound Insurance Index reports an average fall of 2.9 per cent in car insurance in the last quarter but home insurance is rising due to flood risk.

Top tips on coping with a flood-damaged home

Insurers offer flood advice to homeowners

If your home is at risk from flooding take a look at our top tips from insurers to reduce the risk if your home is in danger from flooding or has already been damaged.

When teenagers leave home, what do you do with all their stuff?

What happens to your kids valuables when they leave home?

Millions of pounds worth of items are left behind when kids flee the nest but a new partnership between Lloyds TSB and Shelter aims to put these items to good use.

Insurance fraud adds up to £1 billion a year says the ABI

Insurance fraud register launched as bogus claims reach £1b a year

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is launching the Insurance Fraud Register and says fraud is on the rise and adds £50 to each individual insurance premium.

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My mother is ill and does not live at home – How can I sort out her home insurance?

A reader wants to insure his mother's home now that she is in a nursing home with dementia. Our insurance expert provides the expert advice.

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Can I get the hard drive back from insurers on broken laptop?

A reader wants to find out if an insurer is within their rights not to give back the hard drive on a broken laptop that has been classified as unrepairable.

Average cost of buildings insurance up 6.9%

Car insurance premiums rise to an average of more than £1,000

After two quarters of level prices, car insurance has risen again to reach an average of £1,034, an increase of 8.5 per cent over the past 12 months.

Last month was the wettest June on record

Insurer RSA faces £50m claims bill after summer deluge

The wettest June on record combined with a dismal start to July has resulted in a mammoth £50 million of home, car and business property claims for insurance group RSA.

Many Brits don't bother to shop around for home insurance

Home insurance apathy costs Brits £700m a year

Brits are typically wasting £125 per household each year by sticking with their existing home insurance provider, new research suggests.

Contact your insurer as soon as possible if your home is flooded

Insurance advice for flood victims

Some parts of the UK are expected to receive a month's rainfall in just 24 hours and insurance companies are offering advice on what those affected by flooding should do/

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