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Floor Re brings prospect of cheaper home insurance to beleaguered households

Homeowners living on flood plains typically pay 24 per cent more for their home insurance, according to fresh insight from MoneySuperMarket.

Cash in the attic: Brits own hidden treasures but some fail to protect them

Millions of Brits are leaving their prized possessions exposed by failing to recognise the value of their of their home’s contents, according to new research from Direct Line Home Insurance.

Five ways to ensure a successful home insurance claim

With turbulent weather sweeping the UK and figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) showing that one in five household insurance claims are rejected, Gocompare.com Home Insurance shares five tips for a successful claim.

Have home insurance premiums hit the bottom?

The latest benchmark AA British Insurance Premium Index, for the fourth quarter of 2015, suggests that three years of falling premiums has come to an end.

London postcodes dominate UK burglary claim hotspots

London is the UK’s burglary claims capital, home to 16 of the top 20 hotspots, according to MoneySuperMarket’s annual Burglary Claims Tracker.

Generation rent have 'I'll risk it' attitude with contents insurance

More than four million rented households around the country have been left woefully exposed to theft and damage by not taking out a contents insurance policy, according to research by comparethemarket.com.

Burglars turning to next generation technology

Mobile phones and tablets are the most in-demand items for burglars according to new claims analysis carried out by Direct Line Home Insurance and Direct Validation Services.

Autumn is peak season for home insurance burglary claims

Analysis by MoneySuperMarket reveals the highest rate of insurance claims for burglaries happen between September and November, with the number of claims 10 per cent higher than in spring, when they are at their lowest.

Home insurance premiums fall by 6.6%

New research from insurance market research experts Consumer Intelligence reveals that between June 2014 and June 2015, the cheapest home insurance premiums fell by 6.6%.

Insurance on the go: Are you covered?

People are carrying as much as £1,567 with them while they are out and about, potentially leaving them unprotected in the process, warns Saga Home Insurance.

It’s not always about the money

Britons are at risk of losing or damaging their most cherished possessions according to new research released.

Don't overlook legal expenses cover on home insurance - it could help with your unfair dismissal claim

Homeowners are being encouraged not to overlook optional legal expenses cover on their buildings or contents insurance, as valuable cover may be available.

Cost of home insurance falls

The cost of home insurance has fallen over the last year according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) latest Average Quarterly Household Premium Tracker.

Little movement in home insurance premiums

The average quote for a combined home buildings and contents insurance policy has remained static over the past three months, with just 5p added to the average annual cost of a policy, says the AA’s latest benchmark British Insurance Premium Index.

Nearly half of consumers didn’t switch any of the 10 most popular financial and household utility products in 2014

Loyal consumers could be wasting billions of pounds by sticking with the same financial services and household utilities providers year after year.