Category: UK Holiday Homes Insurance

How to find the most suitable UK holiday home insurance

Posted: 14th Jul 2018

Holiday homes in the UK call for a special type of property insurance. The product in question is appropriately enough called UK holiday home insurance and is specially tailored to suit your use of the property as a second home. Why such a specialist form of UK holiday home insurance is necessary is described in Read the full article…

Do I need UK holiday home insurance?

Posted: 5th May 2018

As early as mid-April, we had a first tantalizing taste of summer (the hottest day in that month for some 70 years, said the Guardian newspaper on the 19th) and the May bank holiday again pulled out all the stops. If all that helps to pave the way for some gloriously sunny days ahead, it Read the full article…

What does UK holiday home insurance cover?

Posted: 6th Mar 2018

There may be many reasons why you are considering purchasing a holiday home. Whatever those reasons might be, it will be imperative to consider carefully the subject of UK holiday home insurance. Some basics Your holiday home has almost certainly cost you a substantial sum. It should therefore be your natural instinct to consider ways Read the full article…

Who needs UK holiday home insurance?

Posted: 27th Jan 2018

In a nutshell, UK holiday home insurance may typically be required (and also may be a condition of your contract with your mortgage provider) whether your property is for your own exclusive use or for generating income. It is designed to provide financial protection in case something goes wrong. Definitions of a holiday home A Read the full article…

Boom in UK holiday homes

Posted: 13th Sep 2017

Have your dreams of owning a holiday home taken a knock by worries about the falling pound if you are looking to buy abroad, or the uncertainties which continue to surround Brexit? Then you might take heart from the apparent boom in the purchase of holiday retreats much closer to home – in Britain itself. Read the full article…

UK holiday home insurance explained

Posted: 21st Jan 2017

According to government statistics last updated in August 2016, some three and half million people in Britain own a second home. The great proportion (almost 60%) of these are holiday homes and the other main purposes are: investment properties – in other words, buy to let properties (47.7%); living away from home (19.9%); use as Read the full article…

Who needs UK holiday let insurance?

Posted: 17th Dec 2016

For many people, the idea of a home in an area of natural beauty and/or historic interest is an attractive one. However, it can lead to some insurance issues in situations where you start to let it out for holiday use. A holiday home Some property owners are lucky enough to live in a property Read the full article…

Do I need specialist holiday home insurance?

Posted: 17th Dec 2015

Do you need specialist holiday home insurance? To uncover the answer, it might be helpful to consider some of the basic principles of property insurance. If you are a property owner, there is at least one simple and compelling reason for your insuring it: you are likely to have made a significant investment in its Read the full article…

What is UK holiday home insurance?

Posted: 5th Nov 2015

To answer that question, it might be helpful to consider some of the possibilities in order to narrow down the definition. On the face of it, for example, it might seem that UK holiday home insurance is likely to share many similarities with the following. Home insurance Home insurance is the name generally given to Read the full article…