This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 23):
|Increased need for home insurance 'may be needed in rural areas'|
|1st April 2009|
|People living in rural areas may want to double check their home insurance is up to date following the publication of new statistics.|
According to claims figures released by NFU Mutual, there was a 14.7 per cent increase in the number of thefts from homes in the UK countryside in 2008.
|London boroughs are 'safe as houses'|
|27th March 2009|
|Those looking to purchase a new house and find cheap home insurance may be interested to find that some areas of London are among the safest in the UK.|
Properties in Kensington and Chelsea have been revealed by Virgin Money Home Insurance research to be the safest in England and Wales.
|Home insurance may be needed 'to combat pot pinchers'|
|27th March 2009|
|As spring arrives in the UK, it may be the perfect time for people to get outside and enjoy some time in their garden.|
However, they may also want to ensure that their home insurance policy covers the contents of their yard as it is also the prime time of year for pot pinchers.
|Norwich Union: Many people are underestimating home insurance|
|26th March 2009|
|It has been discovered that many people are not purchasing the correct home insurance for their properties.|
Research carried out by Norwich Union revealed that 86 per cent of houses in the UK are underinsured.
This is despite that fact that having the correct type of cover is essen...
|Home insurance 'should extend to garden items'|
|24th March 2009|
|Those who like to sit and enjoy their garden may want to take extra care to ensure their home insurance covers any items they keep outside.|
A poll conducted by Halifax Home Insurance found that last year, garden theft increased by 63 per cent over the summer months.
The cost of rep...
|Green homes 'can save money'|
|14th March 2009|
|Home insurance customers may be looking to save themselves some money as well as the environment by going green, it has been suggested.|
According to Helen Steed, microgeneration development manager at npower, using renewable energy can have a positive impact on energy bills.
|Contents insurance encouraged as 'Friday 13th is unlucky for some'|
|13th March 2009|
|Brits may want to take extra care to ensure their contents insurance is up to date as Friday 13th once again looms on the horizon.|
Research from Churchill has discovered that claims for accidental damage to mirrors and bathroom fittings increased by 20 per cent on Friday 13th February when ...
|'Home is where the heart is' for over-50s|
|11th March 2009|
|It is likely that many home insurance customers over the age of 50 will not want to leave the home they are currently living in, results of a new survey have revealed.|
Research conducted by Saga discovered that 89 per cent of over-50s regard their house as being more than just bricks and mo...
|Home insurance customers 'may be afraid of being burgled'|
|10th March 2009|
|Getting the right kind of home insurance may be more important than ever for some Brits as the truth has been revealed about how many are afraid of being burgled.|
Research conducted by Halifax Home Insurance has revealed that 64 per cent of respondents are kept awake at night over concerns ...
|Herd of cows 'highlights need for home insurance'|
|10th March 2009|
|A number of unusual home insurance claims have been highlighted by one firm to highlight the importance of having adequate cover.|
NFU Mutual has told the tale of how one homeowner with a swimming pool in their garden fell asleep one afternoon, only to awake with a herd of cows in their back...