Sarah Beeny Autumn 2017 - 212
The cheapest insurance for your house can seem like the most attractive option, right?
ere s hy you should perhaps spend ore ti e ﬁndin the est policy
hen buying home
insurance, often people's
minds are focused on
ﬁndin the cheapest
policy. There's never been a greater
choice of providers or methods of
buying insurance: phone, website, app.
But is there more to think about than
price? The simple answer is yes. Making
sure you and your property are fully
covered is essential, in case you ever
need to make a claim. It is always wise
to dig a little deeper and check the
coverage that a policy will be offering
and the excesses that will apply.
As the availability of general
home insurance grows, it's especially
important because it's easier than ever
to overlook any special requirements
or individual circumstances you or your
home may have. There is a term you
may be unaware of, but more and more
people each year are falling under -
that term is 'non-standard'.
When it comes to home insurance,
just under 30% of all policies are
classiﬁed as pro idin co er that is