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We Know Buildings Insurance

The soul of your home is in safe hands.

If your home is a high value property, Lycetts can access a specialist buildings insurance policy on your behalf which will provide you with the most comprehensive cover available at a competitive premium. We understand that no two properties are alike and your account executive will choose the most appropriate insurer for your property, whether it be a town or country property, a new build or a historic listed building.

 

We also recognise the importance of trying to ensure that your current buildings sum insured is the estimated cost of re-building your house from scratch. Understandably, many people either guess the cost, base it on market value or take it from an inappropriate mortgage valuation. The result of these is that you may find yourself under insured in the event of a major flood or fire.

 

Many of the insurers on our panel will carry out a survey of your property at policy inception, which can help identify under-insurance. Lycetts also has close relationships with a number of specialist firms who can carry out a re-building survey on your behalf to establish what the current sum insured should be.

 

Factors that can affect the re-building calculation are:

 

  • Contemporary designs
  • Listed properties
  • Extensive outbuildings
  • Recent home improvements that may have been overlooked

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Our Buildings Products

Legal expenses cover is included with most of the household insurance policies we arrange.

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We're there even when you're not in your overseas property.

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It's about every last detail with listed properties.

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Lycetts contract works insurance will cover your property while buiding work is ongoing....

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How to claim buildings insurance.

In the event of a claim, please notify your Lycetts account executive or claims handler as soon as possible, and certainly of the incident.

Some policies have strict time limits for notification of claims, so if there is a delay you may prejudice your claim.

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Lycetts Insights

Lycetts Insights provides updates on topical issues and key events.

Read more about developments both in insurance and at Lycetts.

Responsibility and timing: how the new Insurance Act affects land agents

April 11, 2017

Land agents should be aware of their responsibility for providing complete information for the insurer. The detail now required also means it may take longer to turn around quotes.

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March 2017 Budget

March 29, 2017

Detailed below are the main talking points from a financial planning perspective and Lycetts commentary where appropriate:

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