Guide to home insurance

Home-owner budgeting: How to balance out rising home loans by switching your home insurance policy

Home-owner budgeting: How to balance out rising home loans by switching your home insurance policy

After the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to hike rates by 0.25% on Tuesday, the cost of being a home-owner in Australia is likely to rise for many, leading to a potential uptick in cases of serious financial stress for those with a mortgage.

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Tackling the mould monster: home insurance for mould

Tackling the mould monster: home insurance for mould

Mould in the house, especially the dreaded black mould (or rising damp), is an unwelcome house guest that none of us really know how to get rid of. In fact, it can be really dangerous. Not only dangerous for your health, but also for your home and contents. Mould can cause irreversible damage to walls and linger beneath carpet if it isn’t taken care of early. Perhaps more annoyingly, cultivating a nice little colony of mould seems almost unavoidable, especially if you live in more tropical climates. We’ve seen the recent floods and heavy rains battering Australia’s East coast recently, so if your roof has sprung a leak, or even if you’ve been flooded, mould is a real possibility.If you’ve been affected by the wet weather recently, you might be wondering if your home insurance policy covers mould. Here’s the low-down:

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What is underinsurance and how can I avoid it?

What is underinsurance and how can I avoid it?

Underinsurance is when a person’s home or belongings are insured for an amount that is below what it would actually cost to replace them.

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Everything you need to know about product disclosure statements

Everything you need to know about product disclosure statements

Not to be confused with a PDF, a PDS (product disclosure statement) contains all the vital information you will need to make a decision about a finance product.

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5 step tenants guide to choosing renters insurance

5 step tenants guide to choosing renters insurance

When you first move into a rental property, one of the first questions you may ask yourself as a tenant is ‘do I need renters insurance?’

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Mozo Home and Contents Insurance Jargon Buster

Mozo Home and Contents Insurance Jargon Buster

There's no doubt about it, home and contents insurance policy writers love their mumbo jumbo. If you're struggling to get your head around some of the home insurance lingo (and really who wouldn't) our jargon buster is here to help.

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Home & Contents Insurance Tips and Traps

Home & Contents Insurance Tips and Traps

Whether you’ve built it from scratch or picked it up at an auction, our home is the most expensive thing we own. So the last thing you want is to find out you’ve forgotten to add or misjudged something on your home and contents insurance policy, like underinsurance.

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The complete home and contents insurance guide: from picking a policy to making a claim

The complete home and contents insurance guide: from picking a policy to making a claim

If you’re like most people, your home is probably not only one of the most expensive things you’ll ever own, but also one of the most important to you. You most likely put a lot of thought into finding the right one and a lot of effort into saving up and choosing a home loan to afford it.

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