Tagged: Home Insurance

Cheaper home insurance

Cheaper Home Insurance Premiums Home insurance is a very competitive market and generally  in return for the value of the risk covered, most premiums offer very good value. There are however certain things that...

Living area with contents that should be insured

Contents Insurance

Home Contents Insurance Contents is defined in insurance terms as household goods and personal property, within the home, which are your property or which you are legally liable for. Unlike building insurance however, contents...

Valuing Freehold Interest

Valuing Freehold Interest

At Highhouse Insurance we are often asked to quote for Buildings Insurance in respect of property that has been divided in to self-contained flats, either purpose built or converted property. One of biggest areas...

Frequently Asked Questions

Home Insurance FAQ’s

Every now and then we get asked questions that we feel should be answered but aren’t covered in our home guides. Since closing our forums we have moved the best questions into this section....

Picture of a flat roof either being laid or repaired

Flat Roof Home Insurance

Flat Roof Home Insurance Of all the features of a building that insurers deem to be of non-standard construction, by far the most ubiquitous is the flat roof, commonly seen on home building extensions...

In future insuring a home in flood risk area could be more difficult

Getting flood insurance in flood risk areas

Flood Insurance Adequate flood insurance cover for a property can help reduce the financial consequences, stress and trauma that flooding can bring. Insurance industry data indicates that households at high flood risk pay around...

Outbuilding and shed insurance cover

Outbuilding and Shed Insurance Cover

These days most properties contain buildings that are external to the main building whether it’s a wood cabin, garage, greenhouse, Breeze House or just a garden shed. Factors such as the costs involved with...

Burglary prevention at Christmas

The build up to Christmas can be both exciting and stressful but imagine coming home one day and finding your property broken into and all the gifts you have bought or received gone. The...

Burglars use social media to target homes

These days social media platforms such as facebook and twitter have become ever popular and many people now see them as an extension of themselves to chat with friends, share views, sell their unwanted...