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Banks charging over the odds for House Insurance compared to Brokers

Banks charging up to Twice as much as Brokers for House Insurance

Insuremyhouse.ie’s annual price review has found that banks are charging up to 90% more than brokers for Home Insurance. Jonathan Hehir, MD of Insuremyhouse.ie, explains how important it is or homeowners to review all of their options before choosing an insurance provider. Homeowners across the country are at the mercy of banks expensive pricing structures […]

Important Information About Your Policy

Important Information About Your Policy

Important message for Insuremyhouse.ie customers insured on policies underwritten by Qudos Insurance A/S: Alternative Cover In Place For Qudos Insurance A/S Insuremyhouse.ie Customers. Following the announcement by the Central Bank of Ireland with regard to Qudos Insurance A/S, Insuremyhouse.ie would like to reassure all our clients who held a valid Qudos Insurance A/S policy, we […]

Irish Homeowners Are Losing Out On Hundreds Of Euro By Not Shopping Around For Home Insurance

Irish Homeowners Losing Out Hundreds Euro

We recently put together a cost comparison between some of the leading banks insurance offerings and uncovered a simply staggering price difference. Homeowners could be in for a pleasant surprise if they shop around. For example, a terraced property in Louth would see a customer paying almost three times more for home insurance through Ulster Bank […]

Galway Homeowners Could be Overpaying on Home Insurance by up to €500

Galway Homeowners Could be Overpaying on Home Insurance

Figures reveal that banks charge more. A recent cost comparison exercise from Insuremyhouse.ie has revealed staggering price variation in home insurance for properties in Galway. The home insurance experts are advising homeowners to shop around – warning that banks often charge higher premiums than those that can be secured by brokers. The Insuremyhouse.ie cost comparison […]

1 in 5 Irish homeowners have had some experience of a burglary in the past 2 years

Irish homeowners experience burglary

20% of Irish Homeowners know someone who has been burgled or have had a burglary in their own homes in the past 2 years alone. Irish people may be alarmed to know that 1/5th of homeowners have been burgled or personally know someone who has been burgled in the last 2 years. In a recent study […]

Getting The Best House Insurance Involves Doing Your Homework

Getting Best House Insurance

Home insurance is compulsory for any Irish people who wish to acquire a mortgage. A mortgage is more than likely the largest financial commitment that one will make in a lifetime and, as a result, house insurance can usually be relegated to the back bench and viewed as a necessary expense. Most would-be homeowners will […]

Home Insurance Experts warn of a potential wave of Claim Refusals for Airbnb Hosts

Home Insurance Experts Warn Potential Wave Claim Refusals

Mass non-disclosure amongst Airbnb hosts in Ireland, insurers say. As one of Ireland’s leading house insurance brokers, Insuremyhouse.ie feel compelled to warn homeowners who are renting out space through Airbnb of potential pitfalls they may be heading directly for. We are fully expecting to see a surge of invalid home insurance claims in the next […]

Should You Rent Out Your Property Through Airbnb?

Should You Rent Out Your Property Through Airbnb

Airbnb have recently released an Irish insights report to use the wealth of data they have to take an in-depth look at how the platform is performing in this country. The insights provided confirmed what a number of people in this country already knew; Airbnb is still experiencing tremendous growth in Ireland. For anyone who […]

An Alarming Amount Of Airbnb Hosts Are ‘Not Adequately Insured’

Airbnb House Insurance Insuremyhouse

Thousands of Airbnb hosts across Ireland may potentially be leaving themselves financially exposed by not declaring their rental activities to insurers. Ireland currently has somewhere in the region of 22,000 host properties covering virtually the length and breadth of the country. In 2017 alone 800,000 people rented rooms through the platform. A large portion of […]