Tag: property insurance

Survey reveals British adults top 20 fears!

Does the fear of not understanding new memes (photos with captions which frequently sweep the internet) contribute to FOMO? (fear of missing out). Are you terrified by the prospect of someone asking you who you voted for in the election, or would you rather this than discover you’ve had food...

When are landlords allowed to access their property?

As a residential landlord, you tread a fine line between actively maintaining your property while leaving tenants to live in peace. What is a landlord’s right of entry? Tenants are likely to regard the property as their home. Under “the covenant for quiet enjoyment”, UK law entitles tenants to enjoy...

How much would it cost to rebuild your property?

If you’ve ever insured a property, you’ll know that arranging buildings insurance is based not just on your property’s ‘market value’ – the amount it would sell for today – but also its ‘rebuild costs’. This refers to the amount of money it would cost to rebuild or reinstate your...

The best deterrents according to ex-burglars…

According to a panel of former criminals interviewed by Co-op Insurance, burglars are most likely to be put off breaking into homes by CCTV cameras and barking dogs. Half of the 12 former burglars asked said most thieves were opportunists simply wandering the streets. They would therefore avoid any difficult...

How does Instagram influence our homes?

I will always hold my hands up to admit I will go to obscene lengths to get a nice looking photo for social media, although the lengths my generation willl go to seems to know no boundaries to get that content. According to research conducted by interiors firm, Maisons du...