Home tips and guides

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Contents insurance calculator

Home insurance

30 March 2021

Calculate the value of your contents so you know the amount of household goods cover you need when getting a home insurance quote.

How to add value to your home

Selling your home

8 March 2021

How much value does building an extension add to my house? Whether you’re planning on selling or renovating, check out this guide on how to add value to your home.

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Fire safety at home

Home safety

15 February 2021

Keep your family and your home safe by following AXAs simple fire safety checklist. Make sure you are insured against potential fire damage and find information on claims now.

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What is a homebuyer survey?

Home buying

24 November 2020

Moving into a new home? Have you thought about getting a homebuyer survey? Find out what they include, how much they cost, and where to find a surveyor.

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Is it better to rent or buy?

Home buying

5 October 2020

Deciding whether to rent or buy is an important financial decision. With so much to consider, this guide can help you work out what is best for you.

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First-time buyer financial checklist

Home buying

1 October 2020

Buying your first house and keeping track of fees and costs can be a daunting task. Here's a handy financial checklist for first time buyers.

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How to sell a house

Selling your home

21 September 2020

Ready to sell your house? Make sure you’ve got everything sorted with our 15-step guide.

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Questions to ask when viewing a house

Home buying

16 September 2020

Buying a house is a big deal. Make sure you’re asking the right questions with our guide.

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The complete guide to personal possessions cover

Home insurance

25 August 2020

Your contents insurance will keep your valuables safe in the home, but what cover do you need while you’re on the move?