Home insurance protects the ‘bricks and mortar’ of your house and sometimes outbuildings like garages, provided they are permanently fixed. There are two types of home insurance:
Looking for a policy to protect your home? Start the search with Compare the Market’s home insurance comparison service.
Buying a house may be one of the biggest investments you make in your life, so it makes sense to protect it accordingly. Storms, fires and accidents are all too common across the country, and such a calamity might mean thousands of dollars in repair, replacement or rebuilding costs.
Get a quote today with Compare the Market to find out how much your house could be covered for.
The cost of home insurance takes into account various factors, such as your property’s age, building materials and location, just to name a few. Because of this, home insurance premiums vary greatly from state to state, postcode to postcode and perhaps even neighbour to neighbour.
If you’d like a price more accurate to your circumstances, head over to our home insurance comparison service to enter your details and get a quote.
While specifics vary between policies, home insurance can cover damage to your house caused by fires, storms, theft and more. Cover can also extend to outbuildings (e.g. garages, sheds).
Find out what’s covered by different policies with Compare the Market’s home insurance comparison service simply by entering details about you and your home. Otherwise, we’ve included a list of common inclusions and exclusions below.
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Please note: This list of inclusions and exclusions isn’t exhaustive and may change between policies and providers. Be sure to read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) of any home insurance policy before purchasing to find out what is and isn’t covered.
If you want to compare home insurance providers, you can use Compare the Market’s home insurance comparison service. Our service is free and easy to use, which means it only takes a few minutes to compare and purchase cover.
You can also take a look through the following list of home insurance providers in Australia.
Information accurate as at 5 November 2019.
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