home insurance

Exchanged contracts? Get insurance!

by Chris Lang on November 8, 2012
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When your offer has been accepted and the contracts have been exchanged, it is so tempting to finally relax. You deserve it – you’ve worked hard, searched and found the right house, negotiated a great price and feel kind of proud of yourself and exhausted at the same time. Sorry, the celebration will have to […]

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Home Insurance explained

by Chris Lang on August 14, 2012
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Last year was pretty tough on insurance companies because of the natural disasters that were happening all at once. But people who didn’t have the right amount of insurance are doing it much, much tougher. Insurance is a boring subject that always deals with the things we don’t want to happen, that we don’t want […]

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Flood insurance: what does your policy cover?

by Chris Lang on January 31, 2011
Flood insurance: what does your policy cover?

Recent floods in Queensland got many people thinking about the potential damage to their property in case of flooding and whether or not they have the adequate insurance. These folks a worried for a good reason – if we take the damage caused by all the natural hazards (storms, cyclones, earthquakes, bushfires, etc), one-third belongs […]

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Home, Mortgage, Landlords and Renters Insurance explained

by Chris Lang on January 20, 2009
Home, Mortgage, Landlords and Renters Insurance explained

There are several kinds of home insurance and I thought to give you a quick run-through to compare and explain them once and for all. It is not uncommon for people to get lost amongst these different forms of insurance, so here they are, demystified.

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Home insurance – things to know (part 2)

by Chris Lang on January 14, 2009
Home insurance - things to know (part 2)

People who don’t mind doing their own homework will need to check the product disclosure statements of all the “candidate” insurance companies. The majority of the companies list a Summary of Insured Events on their websites, which is good – but it doesn’t replace the Product Disclosure Statement.

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Home insurance – things to know (part 1)

by Chris Lang on January 11, 2009
Home insurance - things to know (part 1)

My last post was about reasons to insure your future home as soon as the contracts are exchanged. Looking for the insurance that is right for you is not an easy task, but breaking it down into a list of things to consider makes it much easier. In this post I am only talking about a building insurance, there is also a content insurance – but it’s a totally different story.

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