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Home Owner Insurance

What is the procedure to lodge a claim?      

If a claim arises due to an insured danger, you can contact our Claims Fulfilment Centre on 0860 123 444 - Monday to Friday between 8am to 5pm.

 

Who do I contact if I have an emergency outside of office hours? 

Contact Home Assistance Services on 0860 626 160. They are open 365 days a year, 7 days a week.

 

What is the procedure to cancel the Homeowners Insurance Policy?        

An insurance policy is necessary for the duration of the bond. If you require alternative Homeowners Insurance (to be insured elsewhere), you can request Home Loans to cancel the Home owners policy. However, you will be required to provide proof of your alternative homeowners cover to the Home Loans department. Alternatively call us on 0860 123 112 for assistance.

 

What does the policy cover? 

Damage to the physical structure of your private residence and domestic outbuildings, identified as the risk situation in your certificate, and where the structure is built in accordance with the National Building Regulations and constructed as indicated in your certificate.

 

What is subsidence and landslip cover?       

Subsidence is the gradual movement of the land from causes unconnected with the buildings. Landslip is the downward or sideways movement of slopping ground resulting from stresses and loadings exceeding the available strength of the ground. We offer limited subsidence and landslip cover, which cover you for any damages from ground floor level upwards.

What is the procedure if the bond is cancelled and they want to continue with our Insurance?          

If the bond is cancelled, please contact our Servicing and Administration department on 0860 121 141 in order to issue a policy debited to your current account.

 

How is the sum insured calculated? 

The Sum Insured is based on the current replacement cost and not market value. The Sum Insured is increased annually based on information from Bureau of Economics Research as well as increases in materials and labour costs of various fixtures and fittings. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are adequately insured at all times. If you have made any renovations to your property, please inform us immediately on 0860 121 141.

 

Why are there 2 excesses for the geyser?   

The first amount is in respect of loss of damage to the geyser.

Additional excess (accumulative to geysers) would apply for loss or resultant damage, that is, loss or damage to the dwelling following the bursting, leaking or overflowing of the geyser.

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blaisey9
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good day,

 

how would i know what my excess is for the replacement of a broken window?

 

thanks 


Community Coordinator

Hello @blaisey9,

 

Could I kindly advise that you contact our Home Owners Insurance Claims team on 0860 123 444. Please have your ID number and policy number in hand in order to be assisted further.

 

Kind Regards,

Mandy

eugenegbasson
Frequent Visitor

Good morning

 

I need to give notice that Im moving to another insurer effective 01 January 2019.

 

How do I go about


@StandardBank wrote:

What is the procedure to lodge a claim?      

If a claim arises due to an insured danger, you can contact our Claims Fulfilment Centre on 0860 123 444 - Monday to Friday between 8am to 5pm.

 

Who do I contact if I have an emergency outside of office hours? 

Contact Home Assistance Services on 0860 626 160. They are open 365 days a year, 7 days a week.

 

What is the procedure to cancel the Homeowners Insurance Policy?        

An insurance policy is necessary for the duration of the bond. If you require alternative Homeowners Insurance (to be insured elsewhere), you can request Home Loans to cancel the Home owners policy. However, you will be required to provide proof of your alternative homeowners cover to the Home Loans department. Alternatively call us on 0860 123 112 for assistance.

 

What does the policy cover? 

Damage to the physical structure of your private residence and domestic outbuildings, identified as the risk situation in your certificate, and where the structure is built in accordance with the National Building Regulations and constructed as indicated in your certificate.

 

What is subsidence and landslip cover?       

Subsidence is the gradual movement of the land from causes unconnected with the buildings. Landslip is the downward or sideways movement of slopping ground resulting from stresses and loadings exceeding the available strength of the ground. We offer limited subsidence and landslip cover, which cover you for any damages from ground floor level upwards.

What is the procedure if the bond is cancelled and they want to continue with our Insurance?          

If the bond is cancelled, please contact our Servicing and Administration department on 0860 121 141 in order to issue a policy debited to your current account.

 

How is the sum insured calculated? 

The Sum Insured is based on the current replacement cost and not market value. The Sum Insured is increased annually based on information from Bureau of Economics Research as well as increases in materials and labour costs of various fixtures and fittings. However, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are adequately insured at all times. If you have made any renovations to your property, please inform us immediately on 0860 121 141.

 

Why are there 2 excesses for the geyser?   

The first amount is in respect of loss of damage to the geyser.

Additional excess (accumulative to geysers) would apply for loss or resultant damage, that is, loss or damage to the dwelling following the bursting, leaking or overflowing of the geyser.


 

Community Coordinator

Hello @eugenegbasson,

 

Could you kindly forward us your policy number, ID number and contact details to [email protected] with the subject line "notice on policy" so that we can look into this matter and assist you further.

 

Kind Regards,

Mandy