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10 things that could void your home insurance

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Your home is probably the most expensive asset you’ll ever own so it’s crucial that, if anything was to go wrong, you’d be covered by your home insurance policy. But there are a number of things (some of them quite common) that could result in your policy being invalid/void and your home insurance provider refusing…

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Are Christmas presents covered by home insurance?

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Christmas 2019 is just around the corner and, for many Christmas shoppers in the UK, that means they have the often unwelcomed task of hiding gifts around the house, out of sight from loved ones. Our recent survey showed that 12% of people started their Christmas shopping as early as July! When you take out…

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8 ways to keep your home safe when on holiday

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How safe is your house? Whether you’re jetting off to sunny Spain or visiting your in-laws for the week, the last thing you want to be worrying about while on holiday is the very place you’ve come to escape from – home! Luckily for you, Bobatoo has come up with 8 tips and tricks you…

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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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