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  • Do I really need insurance?”

    To every person asking himself this question, the answer is: YES.

    There is no excuse for not taking home insurance in today’s times. Your home should be adequately protected against fire, theft and damages due to riots, floods, storms, heavy rain, collapses and other calamities. You may equip your home with the best security systems and the latest surveillance cameras. But when you are not at home, your house is vulnerable to every kind of attack, from both man and nature.

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  • Covering Household Items as Part of your Home Plan

    When we build a house or buy a new apartment, we know the value of the money we have spent. So, we almost immediately take on home insurance. However, we also spend a great deal of money furnishing itand making the home more than just habitable. How often do we plan to insure these items as well? Almost never!

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  • How to Protect Your Home against Natural Disaster

    The size ofIndia’s real estate industry is expected to surpass 11 lakh crore (US$ 180 billion) by 2020, mainly driven by huge growth in the housing sector, according to India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF). The housing sector alone accounts for 5-6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), says IBEF. While more and more Indians are expanding their budget for buying or refurbishing homes, only a few are getting home insurance to cover their property against natural disaster. Premiums from the general insurance industry’s fire and special peril segment grew at a slow annual rate of 7.5 percent during 2003-04 and 2011-12, according to Ask.IndiaProperty.com.

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  • Home Decor - Interior Design Trends for 2015

    According to the CNBC report on May 2, 2014, the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu features in the list of global cities that could outperform real estate markets around the world. This just proves that acquiring a new home is no easy feat. And after the formalities like registration and taking a home insurance, the next hurdle of décor and furnishing begins. Having spent all our saving on the house, we are left with very little to work with. See how you can give your dream home a bit of soul with these quirky ideas.

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  • Preparing Your Home for Your Baby's Arrival

    You may have considered every aspect of becoming a parent, but you're in for a surprise. The baby will change everything about you.

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  • Covers in Home Insurance

    No matter how well equipped your home gets, with the best safety alarms and fire extinguishers, there is no way you can eliminate damage from theft, housebreak, or fire.

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  • Top 5 Tips for House Insurance

    Did you know that the cost of premium for a home content insurance policy could well be less than 1%? This could be one of the prime reasons that could motivate you to opt for property insurance, apart from the other advantages that lie in store.

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  • What You Should Know about Home Content Insurance

    The India Risk Survey has estimated that strikes and public unrest have been the number one threat to organizations and property in 2013. Similarly, the economic loss and loss of life the floods in North India wrought in the same year is a grim reminder of the necessity to insure one’s property is. If public property and infrastructure are at threat, can homes and residential property be far behind? Urgency and the requirement to mitigate risk to houses in India calls for proper buying of house insurance.

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  • How to Buy Home Content Insurance

    Your home protects you from all outside attacks and dangers. But, how would you protect your home and its assets from man-made or natural attacks? Well, a comprehensive home content insurance would give your home the cover it requires.

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  • Facts You Should Know About Home Insurance in India

    You will be surprised to learn that according to the IRDA, only about 1% of Indian homes are actually insured! Clearly, there is a glaring lack of awareness regarding home insurance and the benefits associated with it.

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  • Questions you Must Ask before Buying House Insurance

    Did you know that every house insurance policy that you invest in would have a minimum lock-in period, during which your amount must remain invested with the insurer. If you wish to withdraw any amount during the lock in period, the rate of interest could be as high as 4%! It is important to understand that house insurance is an investment that is subject to several terms and conditions.

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  • Tips on Buying House Insurance

    House prices in Delhi saw 15.7 percent year-over-year increase in the second quarter (Q2) of 2013, according to Global Property Guide website. Likewise, house prices in Mumbai, Jaipur, and Kochi saw respectively 12.2 percent, 41percent, and 17.8 percent year-over-year increase during the same period.

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