Home insurance

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Compare cheap home insurance quotes

Insurance can be dull, but we make comparing cheaper home insurance as easy as possible, so you can just get it done.

Whether you’re looking for a separate home, buildings or contents insurance policy, or a combined policy to cover it all, we’ve got the tools you need to find the home insurance provider which is right for you. We’ll explain the key features of each policy and let you search by things such as voluntary excess amounts. We’ll also show you prices with optional extras such as accidental damage, home emergency cover or family legal protection.

Start searching and comparing quotes and within a few minutes you could be saving up to £227** like 10% of our customers could do.

Types of cover available

Home Insurance Providers

We compare over 60 of the UK’s home insurance providers to help you get the best possible quote. We’ve compiled this home insurance provider hub to help you compare UK home insurance providers’ individual policies to make sure you can find the policy that’s right for you. 

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First time buyers

Buying a home - It’s a dream that many share, but one that unfortunately more and more believe is out of reach. Our research has shown that over 5.5 million of you who aren’t yet on the property ladder believe that you will never be able to purchase your own home, and even if you think you could get on the property ladder, many are put off by the complexity and fear of hidden costs. But that’s where we’re here to help. 

So if you’re considering taking that big step, we’re here to help make everything ‘simples’ and stress-free. Whether it’s mortgages and stamp duty which have got your head in a spin, why or how you buy life insurance, or even something as simple as sorting out your broadband and energy providers, we’ve got you covered.

A simples guide to home insurance

Frequently thought questions

A few things you’d like to clear up first? Maybe you’re not sure why it’s worth comparing your home insurance, how long it will take or what cover you need?

Well then you’re in luck. We’ve written the following answers to questions frequently thought, but rarely asked, about finding great deals on your buildings and contents insurance.

How long does it take to get a quote for my home insurance?

We pride ourselves in making sure comparing home, buildings and contents policies is as quick and easy as possible. The numbers speak for themselves:

How long is a home insurance quote guaranteed for?

Home insurance is a dynamic market, with our providers changing their prices daily. This means your quoted price might change, so the faster you act with us, the more likely you are to secure your quoted price, and get it done and dusted.

What happens if I get stuck on an answer?

We know that looking after your house and home is important, so you’ll want to make sure you’ve got everything right. Our questions guide you through each step of the way. We’ll also give you helpful explanations and examples throughout, so you know what we’re asking and why. We simply explain the information you need.

It’s good to have your latest policy documents (if you have them) to hand as you go through our questions, this will make things quicker and more accurate.

If you come to a question about your house or home you need to go and find out, simply return later to answer it – we save all your answers so you don’t need to start over again when you return.


Why should I compare home insurance with comparethemarket.com?

We aim to make it simple. By comparing and switching your Home Insurance policies with us you can ensure that everything you need covered is included and up to date – Splashed out on a new TV or had work done to the kitchen? You could be underinsured.


Take a moment to compare your options, get everything covered and you could save money straight away. 


We like to reward you too. Buying your home insurance through us means you can get claiming 2 for 1 cinema tickets every week with MEERKAT MOVIES*.

What are the different types of home insurance available?

Contents Insurance

Imagine you could turn your house upside down and shake it about a bit. Contents insurance covers everything that ends up on the floor – we’re talking furniture, jewellery, clothes and fridge freezers.

Buildings insurance

Building insurance covers everything that stays put, including fixtures like your bath.

Landlord insurance

Landlord’s insurance can cover a property that you own (or have a mortgage on) but that you currently let out to tenants. 

Holiday home insurance

Holiday home insurance offers special policies for properties you only spend part of the year in.

Home insurance glossary

We’ve put together a simple, handy guide to all the terms you might not know about home insurance.

Home insurance FAQs

And some answers to common question you might have.

Can you save money on your home insurance through comparethemarket.com?

Well, when you search for insurance through comparethemarket.com we compare quotes from 68 different home insurance companies to make sure you’re getting the best deal for you. This means that 33% of customers who switched their home insurance with us achieved an average saving of £108^^^ a year. So if you’re looking for cheap home insurance, compare prices today and you can find the right policy at the right price for you.


^^^On average 33.18% of new buildings and contents insurance customers achieved this saving with comparethemarket.com, according to independent research carried out by Consumer Intelligence during November 2016.

**Based on Online independent research by Consumer Intelligence during November 2016. 10% of consumers could achieve this saving on their Buildings and Contents insurance with comparethemarket.com.


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