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UK house prices grow at slowest rate in five years

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House prices in the UK have grown at their slowest rate in five years this month, with London remaining the weakest market as stretched household finances and continued economic uncertainty kept buyers away. The growth in the price of houses slowed to 2% this month, down from 2.4% in May according to Nationwide’s monthly house…

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Home insurance premiums have risen 7.6% this year

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Claims associated with the ‘Beast from the East’ blamed for the rise in premiums – which have increased at three times the inflation rate. The cost of home insurance has increased by 7.6% in the year up to April 2018, according to new data from Consumer Intelligence. The increase – more than triple the inflation…

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Rent guarantee insurance – what is it and do you need it?

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If you are a buy-to-let landlord, then a product like rent guarantee insurance can help you protect your investment and your rental income. Here we explain exactly what rent guarantee insurance is, what it different policies can offer and where to get the best deals. According to a recent survey by HomeLet, non-payment of rent…

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The best online mortgage brokers 2017

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For most of us, taking out a mortgage to buy a house will the biggest and most important financial transaction we ever make. So it’s surprising that, even in this day and age, the whole process can seem clumsy and frustratingly slow. Despite all the technology now available to us, getting a mortgage is still…

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What is the average cost of home insurance?

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According to the latest data from the ABI (Association of British Insurers), the average cost of home insurance is currently £297 per year – or £24.75 per month. That is the average cost for combined buildings and contents insurance.   Get a FREE short term home insurance quote   The average annual premium cost for…

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