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UK Regions At Risk for Rising Home Insurance Prices…

September 23, 2019 12:58 pm

A new study using Environmental Agency data has predicted the shocking speed of erosion on England’s coastline within the next century, with thousands of homes at risk of collapsing into the sea as the coastline fades away. It has calculated that 7,000 homes, worth more than £1bn, will fall into the sea over the next 100 years. The study, from price comparison site Confused.com, also shows that 520,000 properties are in areas with coastal flooding risk, and without further action this figure could treble to 1.5 million in the next 60 years. These at-risk areas are also suffering from higher insurance premiums....

Thinking of sharing your holiday joy with your friends online? Think Again!

September 9, 2019 12:56 pm

Everyone loves a holiday, you, your friends and your family… and even THEIVES. Earlier this year the North Flintshire Local Policing Team tweeted: “Did you know some companies invalidate home insurance policies if you make a social media post like this and then get burgled whilst away! “Maybe save checking in at airports or uploading holiday snaps until you get home.” But they warn that they expect customers to be vigilant against letting criminals know they’re not at home. The problem is that by sharing status updates and photos on your social media accounts you effectively let burglars know that...