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Emma Lunn

Emma Lunn is an award-winning freelance journalist who specialises in personal finance. She has more than 16 years' experience writing for national newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and specialist websites. Emma’s work has been published regularly in The Guardian, The Mirror, The Telegraph, Moneyweek, Moneywise, Mortgage Strategy, plus many more. She has a particular interest in writing about property and mortgages.

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How to speed up your house purchase to beat the Stamp Duty deadline

With the Stamp Duty holiday due to end on 31 March 2021, prospective homebuyers face a race against time to save money. Find out how to speed up your purchase to beat the deadline.

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How to calculate the rebuild cost of your home

When you get buildings insurance quotes you will be asked about the rebuild cost of your home – here’s why and how to give an accurate figure.

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How to cancel your home insurance – what you need to know

If you decide you no longer want or need your home insurance policy, you can cancel it. Find out how to cancel your policy and its implications.

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Home insurance for rental property

If you let a property to tenants, you can buy a combination of various types of insurance to protect your rental property. Find out which insurance you need.

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Over 50s home insurance

It’s common knowledge that the older you get, the cheaper your car insurance could possibly be. But does being over 50 affect your home insurance too? We explain everything you need to know about home insurance for the over 50s.

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New build home insurance

New build warranties only cover work done by the builder – so new home buyers also need home insurance to fully protect their property. Find out how to buy new build home insurance and get the right cover at the best price.

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Home Insurance - Compare House Insurance Quotes Online

Home insurance is a catch-all phrase to describe types of insurance that protect your property and your possessions. This guide explains how home insurance works, the difference between buildings and contents insurance, and optional add-ons to home insurance.

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Home emergency cover

Home emergency cover is a type of insurance which covers a range of emergencies which might affect your home. This guide explains how home emergency cover works, what counts as an “emergency”, and home emergency policy exclusions and limitations. Read on to find out how to get the best home emergency policy at the cheapest price.

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Declined mortgage

Has your mortgage application been declined? If so, don’t panic. By understanding why you were rejected, there are steps you can take to boost your chances of approval next time. We explain how.

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Guide to Islamic mortgages

An Islamic mortgage, or halal mortgage, enables you to buy a house in compliance with Sharia law. Read on to find out how Islamic mortgages work.

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Holiday Let Mortgages | Holiday Home Mortgages

If you plan to buy a property to let out to holidaymakers on a short-term basis, you’ll need a holiday let mortgage. Find out more in this guide.