Home Insurance - What is voluntary excess

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Do I need home insurance?
What are the different types of home insurance available and what do they it cover?
Where can I get home insurance?
How much will it cost?
What is voluntary excess?
Will the replacement cost match the sale price?
What doesn’t my policy cover?
How many home insurance quotes should I get?
How do I make a claim on my home insurance?

What is voluntary excess?

This is the sum, that you agree with your insurer, that you will pay for any claim you make against your policy, and your insurer will be responsible for the rest. The amount this is will vary depending on your insurer, you can keep your policy price down by agreeing to a larger voluntary excess though.

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