House Insurance still valid even in severe weather

House Insurance still valid even in severe weather

House insurance not affected by Storm Ophelia. Ireland is currently recovering from it’s worst storm in 50 years. Not since hurricane Debbie in 1961 has a storm with the wind speeds and destructive force of Ophelia; made it’s way to this side of the Atlantic. The entire country was subjected to severe ‘red’ weather warning, […]

Be careful when shopping around for your home insurance, you could be overpaying by hundreds of Euro!

Banks charging up to Twice as much as Brokers for House Insurance‘s managing director Jonathan Hehir advises homeowners on how to get the best deal for your home insurance. While nobody relishes the prospect of shopping for home insurance, make no mistake about it; doing your homework can save Irish homeowners hundreds of euro. You don’t need to just take my word for it – the […]

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 […]

Do I need a specific type of insurance if letting a house?

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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. […]