Have you ever heard of your home insurance premiums “price walking”? If not, you are probably not alone, since it typically happens in an especially stealthy, almost unnoticed way.
The simple answer is “no” - you may not use standard home building and contents insurance for your mobile holiday caravan. And here’s why.
It might be called a mobile holiday home, but mobility is probably one of the last things on your mind.
If you know that property you own already has, or may have, subsidence issues, it might not seem to be a good time – or even possible – to switch insurers.
Subsidence is probably one of the most serious and technically challenging risks to face your home.
Subsidence claims are typically amongst the most expensive home insurance claims. Problems arising from subsidence may be difficult to spot and develop only over a number of years.
You’ve finally lived the dream and arrived at college or university. Freshers’ week is an uncomfortably dim and distant memory. And now it’s time to get down to some of that work you’d heard talk abou
The Guardian newspaper on the 20th of July 2018 described it as a “murky” yet “lucrative” corner of the residential property market in the UK – the leasehold system.
Don’t let the glorious summer we’ve just had lull you into a false sense of security. The coming winter is just as likely to throw its usual quota of storms, rain and freezing temperatures.
How much are you paying for your home insurance? According to a report by the BBC on the 27th of August 2018, it might be a lot more than you reckoned.
There are two important aspects to protecting your home during renovations
A very high percentage of burglaries are what might be termed “opportunist crimes”. That means essentially that the burglars have seen what may be a very short-term and easy opportunity.