Archive for the ‘Home Insurance’ Category

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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What is a tracker mortgage and is it right for you?

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There are many types of mortgage available to buyers and making sense of what type suits your situation best can be tricky. Here we explore what a tracker mortgage actually is, how it is different from other types of mortgage and whether it is the best option for you. What is a tracker mortgage? A…

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5 ways parents can help their children buy a house

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As we reported earlier this month, a new study has found that the Bank of Mum and Dad has become the UK’s unofficial 9th biggest mortgage lender. According to research carried out by Legal and General, parents are set to lend £6.5 billion to their children this year to help finance a property purchase –…

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House prices fall for the first time in five years

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The Halifax house price index indicates prices are falling, with even surveyors starting to reduce valuations – but a shortage of homes and low mortgage rates is expected to prevent a crash. House prices fell by 0.2% between February and April, marking the first quarterly fall in prices in five years, new research by the…

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Poll: What fashion item would you consider insuring?

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We all know we need to have car insurance, and that it is a very good idea to have home insurance, life insurance and travel insurance policies – but insurance cover isn’t just restricted to these ‘essentials’. Insurance can be used to cover just about anything, and can be useful if you own items that are…

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