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13
Feb
2017

National Flood Forum Teams Up With The Home Insurer

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THE NATIONAL FLOOD FORUM has partnered with The Home Insurer to help property owners get flood insurance anywhere in the UK. The National Flood Forum is a charity dedicated to supporting and representing communities and individuals at risk of flooding. It helps flood blighted home owners and communities to take control of flooding in their lives. The Home Insurer has…

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29
Nov
2016

Does Flood Re Insurance work?

  • Jason McClean
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BEING The Property Insurer, I am often asked if Flood Re Insurance actually works and whether it is worth getting a quote from homeowners who have either previously flooded or live in flood risk areas. The answer is simple. Yes, it is worth getting a quote, especially if you live in a flood risk postcode or have flooded previously. But…

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03
Nov
2016

Flood Re Insurance Available Now In Hull

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FLOOD RE INSURANCE is now available for Hull and East Yorkshire from The Home Insurer. That means if you have flooded or live in a flood risk postcode, then we can offer you affordable flood insurance with realistic excess. Hull and East Yorkshire is an area prone to flooding and marked as high risk by the Environment Agency. Even if…

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21
Oct
2016

The Plentific Guarantee is more than an Insurance Backed Guarantee

  • Jason McClean
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THE HOME INSURER recently joined up with Plentific to offer Insurance Backed Guarantees to home owners booking tradesmen to work on their properties. I learnt a lot about Insurance Backed Guarantees while working with Plentific and wouldn’t contract a tradesman without one now. The Plentific Guarantee is more than a straightforward Insurance Backed Guarantee. It is a dynamic insurance that…

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12
Oct
2016

Introducing the Plentific Guarantee – in collaboration with The Home Insurer

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PLENTIFIC, the leading home services marketplace for homeowners and home professionals, has launched the innovative Plentific Guarantee that offers unrivalled protection to homeowners contracting with traders for home improvements. The Plentific Guarantee offers a class leading combination of Deposit, Work in Progress Protection, a dynamic Insurance Backed Guarantee and Legal Expenses Insurance for the home owner. Included automatically when anyone…

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07
Oct
2016

The new 10% Insurance Premium Tax and home insurance

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FROM October 1st, Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) has gone up from 9.5% to 10%. This will make a difference to your home insurance - and your car insurance as well. The Government has increased IPT, put bluntly, to raise more tax. They say (I read) for building flood defences and other good causes, but let’s not kid ourselves. It’s a…

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30
Sep
2016

Property prices and Home Insurance

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ZOOPLA has revealed the top 10 most expensive streets in Britain and it got me thinking about the relationship between property price and Home Insurance. Take Kensington Palace Gardens in London, the most expensive street in Britain. The average house costs more than £38million. It is not nicknamed Billionaires Boulevard for no reason. The Boltons in London isn’t much cheaper…

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20
Sep
2016

The Government needs to encourage buy to rent and landlords

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ACCORDING to research by Your Move, 61% of all renters in the UK are now above the age of 35. A whopping 40% of all renters are aged over 46. That bucks the myth that renters are mainly young people that cannot afford their own house purchase. It means we should be encouraging more buy to rent and landlords rather…

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16
Sep
2016

Autumn rain and flood insurance

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DESPITE the heat wave we have enjoyed in mid-September, the rains are due to arrive and when they do you may want to check you have flood insurance for your property. The recent hot weather – the hottest September day since 1911 – has temporarily led to us forgetting that autumn and winter are on their way. And if they…

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06
Sep
2016

Rent to Rent Insurance

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MY good friends at Property 118 have been working hard to educate landlords on what they need to operate their businesses and brought to my attention the need for Rent to Rent insurance. I cannot urge you enough to visit Property 118 and join their action group, it is vital that landlords stick together when being attacked from all quarters…

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