Cookies ensure the smooth running of our services. Using these, you accept the use of cookies.

OK - Find out more


Find an article in "Insurance"

Good to know

Theft insurance

Theft insurance is generally included with fire and contents insurance.

Good to know

Fire and water

Fire insurance is not compulsory, although it is often required under real estate agreements:

Good to know

Natural disasters

Insurance against natural disasters was introduced on 1 March 2006. Your fire insurance now also covers damage resulting from natural causes, provided that the appropriate government body has declared that your region or town has been affected by a natural disaster.

Good to know

A few tips

It's a good idea to take out insurance; it's also important to make sure you are suitably covered. Here are a few practical tips to help you navigate the world of insurance and avoid making mistakes which could prove costly.

Good to know

Broker, bank or direct?

In recent years, a problem has emerged for the future policyholder: choosing between bank insurance, brokerage and direct insurance.

Good to know

All-in-one or separate insurance?

An increasing number of insurance companies are offering policies which group together several different types of cover. Is this the best solution?

Good to know

Avoiding duplication

"Over-insurance" is more common than you may think, as a lot of umbrella policies cover a multitude of risks.

Good to know

Proposal or contrat?

When arranging an insurance policy, be careful to distinguish between a "proposal" and a "policy".

Good to know

Notarised preliminary agreements

Signing a preliminary sale agreement before a solicitor offers a valuable benefit. The vast majority of solicitors arrange insurance to cover the accidental death of the buyer.

Good to know

The ABEX index

Insurance policies and premiums always refer to an index of the Belgian Association of Surveyors, commonly called the ABEX index.