If your Christmas presents will increase the value of your contents, you might need to increase your contents cover.
Many people have experienced losing their mobile phone and it ranks pretty highly on the list of annoying things that can happen. From unauthorised calls to the hassle of getting a new phone, the fall out can be fairly painful to deal with. But do you have mobile phone insurance?
It appears that the housing market in many parts of the country may be slowing, or possibly even grinding to a halt, latest figures show. The average price of a home in England and Wales froze between May and June at £172,011, statistics from the Land Registry indicate.
Although Britain now seems to be well on the mend after the great recession of 2008 to 2012, thriftiness and ways to save appear to have become more popular as a result of going through those difficult times. But if you are buying at auction, it’s a good idea to review how much cover you have on your home insurance for your possessions.
Homes which linger on the market for months put buyers off as they assume that ‘something’s wrong’. There probably isn’t, but there are some simple effective tricks to sell your home faster.
Fortunately, this has largely to the benefit of the consumer. Whereas once you would have had to shell out a small fortune for a distressed dining room chair or rumpled old sofa, you can now buy ‘the look’ for knock-down prices, either on the high street or online.
While London and other parts of the south have been experiencing strong house price growth, and in some cases prices now exceed those of the previous ‘bubble’ which burst in 2007, it’s certainly not true of all regions.
Most Britons could do with an income boost, whether that’s to help pay the household bills or save up for a well-needed holiday. But as with most ideas involving making money from your home, there’s a good chance you will need to tell your home insurance provider as your cover may need adjusting to reflect what you’re doing.
The results from a survey of 1,374 customers by insurance broker Policy Expert, show just what a plucky bunch Brits are, and how it could be time for the Government to review the rules regarding householders protecting themselves in their own homes.
Modern Britain is a much more friendly and community-spirited country than many believe, latest figures from a survey of over 1,300 customers by insurance broker home insurance broker Policy Expert show.
Here are eight of the best vegetables to plant now, in May, and which should then be ready to pick throughout the summer. They’ve been chosen for ease of growing and planting, as well as longevity of fruiting.
We’re in for a long, hot summer, if some of the experts’ weather predictions are to be believed and a gazebo could be just the thing you need to help keep off the sun when you’re outside and don’t want to burn.
Here are 10 tips for on the best places to put mirrors if you want to take advantage of the magic illusion of extra space they can bring.
When it comes to the best places to live in Britain, it seems that towns and villages in the countryside win hands down over cities and those situated in more built up areas.
Everything looks that bit nicer in the sun, when the leaves unfurl and gardens green up nicely. The statistics prove it too; on average homes sell for 3 percent more than they do in the winter.
The M21 postcode in Manchester experienced 45.2 home insurance claims for theft for every 1,000 people living there, giving it the highest concentration of burglaries, while the SE24 postcode in south east London was not far behind with 41.8.
The UK’s worst flooding in living memory is driving well-founded fears of increased costs among already cash-strapped households and could potentially bring down property prices in some areas, a survey by home insurance broker Policy Expert has found.
Many people are unaware that the recent severe flooding seen in parts of the UK could happen to their homes too, a survey by home insurancebroker Policy Expert shows. One in ten people said they had been directly affected by the flooding in some way, from school closures to severe travel delays and not being able to get to work.
If you’re having building work carried out on your property, you need to make your Home Insurer aware of the changes. If you don’t, you risk invalidating your Home Insurance and not being able to claim if the worst should happen.
Working from home has never been so easy or so widespread, but home workers should beware that they might need to adjust their home insurance, or risk invalidating their existing policy. Nearly four million people now work from home, according to recent figures from Workhubs, which helps people set up small businesses. But conventional Home…
We’re approaching the coldest time of year when homes all over the UK will suffer from frozen and burst pipes which flood properties and cause millions of pounds worth of damage. Freezing water exerts incredibly powerful pressures which can burst and block pipes, whether plastic, copper, concrete or steel. It’s one of the most common…