Flat Insurance In The Uk
What are the factors involved in flat insurance? Do I need to provide both buildings and contents cover? Who will cover shared flats or flats with student tenants?
The responsibility to insure the building fabric of a flat lies with the freeholder. This means that if you own your flat on a leasehold basis then you only need to insure the contents. The buildings will be covered by the freeholder. In flats with shared areas and gardens, you normally pay a monthly service charge. Out of this charge, the freeholder will also pay for the buildings insurance.
If you are the freeholder of a flat then you need to insure both the buildings and contents of the property.
If you are renting a flat, then your only concern is the contents that belong to you. Your letting agent might insist that you take adeqaute protection for your liability to the landlord. This means that you have insurance cover ihn case you damage the landlords goods. This can be a good idea and while you are not responsible for wear and tear of the landlords property, if you break the washing machine, this cover can be useful.
Yourhomeinsurance.co.uk has a panel of insurance companies that allow it to cover tenants even in shared flats.
Within student shared flats, you need a specialist insurer such as www.endsleigh.co.uk.
Tim Larden writes for yourhomeinsurance.co.uk who specialise in Flat Insurance. The site can provide information for flat renters, sharers or owners on their buildings or contents cover.
Cheap Health Insurance Rates And Personal Health Insurance
If you've been out of school for a couple of years or perhaps just graduated from college, you're probably a candidate for cheap health insurance. Once a person reaches a certain age they're no longer covered by their parents health insurance plan. If you're just starting out it's important to find cheap health insurance coverage. If you've just graduated from school or just started work and y...(related: Insurance)
Affordable Health Insurance - Health Insurance For The Self Employed
One of the things that is important to consider when you leave corporate America for the freedom of your own business is affordable health insurance. In fact, the reason most often cited for NOT taking the plunge into self-employment is the lack of cheap health insurance alternatives for people who are not employed by a company that can offer more affordable rates on health insurance through a group health insurance plan.If you do decide to brave it and be your own bo...(related: Insurance)
Individual Health Insurance Plans - How To Find The Best Provider Online
Whether you are self-employed or a small business owner, finding an affordable individual health insurance plan has gotten easy with online health insurance providers. By comparing quotes and coverage plans, individuals are able to choose a provider that best meets their needs. Before you pick the plan with the low...(related: Insurance)
Tips For Buying A New Home
My wife and I recently purchased a new home in Tennessee. Here are some helpful hints we picked up along the way:1. Use all of the online resources available. Al...(related: Insurance)
Why Boat Insurance Is A Necessity
Boat insurance is necessary for all boat owners who live on or really value their boats. If it is something that you feel you must replace then you need to insure it. If you live on your boat it is absolutely necessary that it be insured. Who would want to lose their home?Also most boats are financed in the beginning. The lending company will insist on insurance in those cases just as they would with a house or a car. This is not unreasonable; they have as much to lose in the financial sense as you do if anything happens to the boat.Some areas are more dangerous than others for boaters. While some of those areas are famous or infamous 'the Bermuda T...(related: Insurance)
Life Insurance Without Life Value: Why Young People Are Snubbing Financial Advice
This article is written by a 27 year old female (borderline Generation X / Y) called Rachel. Rachel spent six years at university, has no outstanding debts with the exception of government student loans. Rachel also has no pension p...(related: Insurance)
Cure The Insurance Blues By Lowering The Cost Of Your Premiums
Does the current amount that you pay on your insurance premiums keep you awake at night? If so you're not alone. In today's fast paced society many people are looking for ways to save money unfortunately this can lead to scrimping and watching where you spend every penny you make. Not only is this difficult it can also be a real pain in the neck and lets face it ? what's so fun about not spending money you worked hard to get in the first place.Fortunately there is an easy way to save a few extra dollars every month by checking to see if you're overpaying on any of your insurance premiums. This could be your auto insurance, life insurance, home insurance or renters insurance. The reality is you can save on almost every form of insurance you have....(related: Insurance)
Self Employed Health Insurance - Tips For Getting Cheap Health Insurance When Youre Self Employed
If you're self-employed and facing high health insurance bills, there are a number of things you can do to make your health insurance premiums cheaper once you find a good health insurance plan. Some involve opting out of certain coverage, others mean increasing the amount you'll pay out of pocket for expenses. There are also discount health plans that you can join which will offer you ...(related: Insurance)
Independent Insurance Agents Unite! Insurance And Financial Discussion Forums Are All The Rage
The online discussion forum has emerged as the medium of choice for many Americans. Most recently, forum platforms like vBulletin, Infopop, and Snitz have enabled the novice webmaster to host and moderate their own forum. One of the areas that needs this type of medium the most is the Insurance and Financial Industry.To give you a little background, the online discussion forum is an updated version of the old bulletin board of the nineties. Members can join, post, and browse topics at will. Free speech and a candid mood makes it all the more enjoyable. Some discussion forums even allow members to chat amongst themselves (is it a chick or a pea?) in private areas or send "PMs" (private messages) to each other if they do not want to share it among the other members of the forum. The thing ...(related: Insurance)
Online Insurance: The End Of The High Street Broker?
When I was a lad, some 25 years ago, the Insurance Company called to your door every month to collect your life insurance premium. My recollection is of a drab suited man having to run the gauntlet of neighbourhood dogs rather like the postman.Then through the eighties more and more people found their wages being deposited directly into hastily set up bank accounts; this led to the standing order for paying all sorts of regular bills including insurances and heralded the demise of the door to door representative. An economy quickly realised by big insurance companies in the UK.Then during the nineties big firms latched on to the idea of "direct" which is a handy abbreviation for cutting out the ...(related: Insurance)
Credit Card Insurance
A word of warning about Credit card repayment protection schemesThe people who sell you the policy and who take out your monthly payment for 'card protection' are not always (in fact, often aren't) the people who you will be dealing with in the event of a claim.So be careful.I took out my credit card protection cover last November (2004). I merrily watched the monthly payments being taken up to date. I recently made a claim. ) I had a heart attack and had to be off work for 8 weeks) I sent off for the claim forms, I sent them back, together with doctor's ...(related: Insurance)
Accidents, personal injuries and insurance claims are here to stay. No matter how far into the 21st Century American's elect to drive (unless by the beginning of the 22nd Century we're all zipping around in our own personal space ship) moto...(related: Insurance)
Understanding How Your Credit History May Affect Your Car Insurance Coverage
Many personal auto insurance companies consider your credit information when determining how much premium to charge for your insurance. So if you are calling around for new insurance, keep in mind that many insu...(related: Insurance)