Could your house insurance premium be affected by flood damage?

Could your house insurance premium be affected by flood damage

Insurance companies to blacklist areas devastated by floods. Parts of Ireland, particularly the north-west, were battered with unseasonably heavy rain this week as a result of hurricane Gert on the far side of the Atlantic. Families and firms in these areas that have made or will make a claim to cover the cost of the devastating […]

House Insurance premiums: getting your ideal cover at the best price.

House Insurance premiums getting your ideal cover best price Managing Director Jonathan Hehir speaks to Matt Cooper about house insurance premiums on his weekly segment ‘Stretched’. On his weekly radio segment/ podcast Matt Cooper discusses the rapidly rising cost of living in the Republic Of Ireland. On this week’s edition Matt and a number of studio guests discussed insurance premiums of all types […]

Ask the expert – Do I need a specific type of insurance if letting a house?

House Insurance Savings Brokers

In today’s edition of the Irish Independent Managing Director Jonathan Hehir answers readers’ questions along with Sinead Ryan in her Home Economics section. The full question posed by the reader was: “I am letting out a house I own for the first time. I have fitted it out with furniture which is sturdy but […]

Ask the expert – Your property questions answered

Ask Expert Your property questions answered

Deirdre McCarthy of answers your pressing property questions in this week’s Irish Independent property review with Sinead Ryan. Q. My mother has recently moved in with me and her house is vacant while we decide what to do with it. She may need nursing-home care and I don’t want to sell it until we know this. […]

Landlords must notify insurers that they are renting their properties

Landlords must notify insurers that they are renting their properties

If you decide to rent out your house you must notify your insurer – that is the message being sent loud and clear to landlords. Leading home insurance experts at caution of trouble down the line in relation to home insurance claims made by Ireland’s “accidental landlords”. The experts claim that many homeowners have, in recent […]

Landlords who have incorrect insurance in place may face huge costs

Landlords incorrect insurance face huge costs

Dublin’s “accidental landlords” who have rented out rooms or properties are exposed to a huge financial hit, experts have warned. Leading home insurance specialists at say there could be trouble down the line in relation to claims made by those renting their homes out without the correct cover in place. The experts claim that many homeowners […]

Up to 350,000 people in rental accommodation with no insurance!

Rental Accommodation No Insurance

On Picture: Jonathan Hehir, Managing Director, A study conducted by indicated that up to half of the 700,000 Irish people living in leased houses and apartments have no insurance cover. Recent figures suggest over 700,000 people in Ireland live in rented accommodation. The number of people renting their home is growing consistently and […]