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Home insurance costs increased in 2023, new data shows

  • Policies rose 36% for combined home premiums
  • The average combined policy cost £213 in Q4 of 2023
  • Northern Ireland faced the most expensive premiums

70% of under-30s don’t have a contents insurance policy

Young people that don’t have contents insurance say it’s too expensive

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Claims to blame: most common home insurance claims revealed

Accidental loss or damage, escape of water and storm damage are the top three most-claimed-for problems at home

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New data shows home insurance costs have risen consistently since 2021

Go.Compare reveals the average cost of home insurance is still increasing

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Homeowners in knots over invasive plant

Japanese Knotweed can cost thousands to remove and potentially devalue a property, but only 28% of us can recognise it


Don’t leaf it too late: Is now the time for an autumn house audit?

Go.Compare is recommending that homeowners get their houses in order now, before the winter weather arrives

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A third of lockdown purchases now gathering dust

Sewing machines, patio heaters and hot tubs are the most regretted purchases from previous lockdowns

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GoCompare urges Jubilee party hosts to check their insurance policies

  • How to protect your home if you’re throwing a Jubilee party
  • As the UK prepare to celebrate the Queen’s jubilee, GoCompare has some handy tips to protect your home and your own crown jewels
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Loss of domestic oil covered on  90% of home insurance policies

Rocketing costs of domestic oil make it a valuable commodity for homeowners, but majority of home insurance providers cover loss of domestic oil as standard, says GoCompare