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.
You’ve probably enjoyed a long, hot summer abroad – or even at home this exceptionally hot British summer – and now September beckons you back to university or an exciting new life there.
After the drought comes the deluge – that is a frequent pattern of English summers and this year it is expected to be an exceptionally long, hot spell - which may be storing up especially ferocious
Whether you are a homeowner or tenant, the contents of your home are likely to be valuable – valuable enough to tempt the light-fingered or professional attentions of burglars.