Home insurance

How much of a burglary target is your home?

Thursday, 31 July 2014 | News

British burglars won't steal from their own neighbourhoods but take an opportunistic approach when it comes to breaking into properties, a report has found.

Home insurance premiums fall by 22%

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 | News

Homeowners are getting the best deal on their home insurance in more than four years after research revealed that premiums have dropped by nearly a quarter.

Nightmare neighbours cost us £50 - at least

Thursday, 19 June 2014 | News

Insurance claims directly related to problem neighbours add £50 a year to a typical home insurance premium, according to research.

Brits warned against keeping valuables on display

Thursday, 29 May 2014 | News

British homeowners have more than £4,000 worth of valuable possessions in their home - but only 14% keep them in a secure place.

A long-winded tale of storm damage

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

As the warm days of summer finally arrive in the UK most of us have forgotten the harsh winter that brought high winds and flooding to many parts of the country.

UK flood bill rises to £446 million

Friday, 14 March 2014 | News

The insurance bill for UK flood victims is expected to top £446 million, according to the Association of British Insurers.

How your bank will help you deal with flooding

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 | News

As we approach the autumn and winter months, for many there is the very real threat of flooding.

5m homes to miss out on affordable flood insurance

Friday, 07 February 2014 | News

More than 5 million homes and 4 million small businesses will not have access to the government's affordable flood insurance scheme, a property trade body has warned.

Five tricks burglars use when targeting your home

Monday, 03 February 2014 | News

Around seven million homes were victims of property crime in 2013, and analysis by Privilege Home Insurance has identified five common methods households need to know about.

London is the UK's burglary claim capital

Friday, 24 January 2014 | News

London has been crowned the UK's burglary claim capital, according to new research.