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Expert tips to keep your home insurance costs low

Winter maintenance: Expert tips to keep home insurance costs low

It's going to be a cold and dry winter, according to the current weather predictions . With harsh weather conditions increasing the chances of home damage and insurance claims, how can homeowners across the country best prepare for the colder months?

Matthew Harwood, expert at home insurance , offers advice on how to keep premiums down this winter:

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Contents insurance is essential for every homeowner

Five surprising things that can invalidate your home insurance

Contents insurance is essential for every homeowner, and with a UK home burglary every 106 seconds, it’s vital you’re protected should the worst happen. However, it’s good to know that certain things can invalidate your policy and push you outside the guidelines of your insurance policy.

Insurance provider SO-SURE , has compiled a list of seemingly small actions to be aware of that...

Its important to update home insurance policy detail

Homeowners risk invalidating claims by not telling insurer this one thing

David Fowkes, Head of Household Underwriting at Admiral , said: “We know that many people have moved home in the last few months following the national lockdown. With Stamp Duty reductions in place until March 2021 and homeowners looking for more space after spending time inside this year, it’s likely we’ll see this trend continue.

“Our data shows there was an 11% increase in the...

Property break-ins decreased over last 12 months

Burglaries fall by almost a quarter in 12 months

Residential property theft dropped by almost 100,000 reported incidents in the past 12 months according to UK CrimeStats, using data gathered by the Economic Policy Centre.

The figures show that from July 2018 to June 2019 there were more than 414,400 reported incidents, but from July 2019 to June 2020 this dropped to 320,120 burglaries – a 22.75% fall.

During the depths of...