Home Insurance Guides

Want to take the plunge and buy your own home in the UAE? Souqalmal explores how the home loan market in the country is shaping up right now. Read More
How do you make sure your house isn't harboring an invited guest - The Coronavirus? Follow this step-by-step guide to disinfect your home. Read More
Among a host of financial relief measures announced by banks in the UAE, there's some good news for first-time home buyers - You only need to put 20% down payment on your first property purchase. Read More
Want to decorate your rented home, while staying on budget and in your landlord's good books? We've shortlisted five great ways to help you get started! Read More
Looking for a new home in sunny Dubai? These new and popular residential areas offer everything from affordable rents to fitness facilities, shopping centres and more. Read More
Ever since Airbnb officially launched in Dubai in 2016, property owners have the option of using the popular platform for renting their apartments and villas for short tenures. Want to rent out your property on Airbnb minus all the hassle? Keep reading... Read More
As a first time home buyer, you obviously want everything to go smoothly. We've listed some key mistakes to avoid, so you end up with the home that's just right for you and your family. Read More
When it comes to deciding on a place to rent in Dubai, it is best to start crunching some numbers before browsing rental listings. Souqalmal.com outlines all the factors you must consider when trying to nail down a housing budget. Read More
Are you planning to buy or rent a new place in Dubai? With plenty of choices available for every type of budget, picking between a villa or apartment can be a tricky decision. We help you figure out which one fits your lifestyle better. Read More
Insurance, be it for your life, home or car, isn't a mere box that must be checked off your to-do list. Here are the five type of insurance covers you just can't do without, and why they're all critical decisions worth thinking through. Read More
Your home is more than just four walls and carefully picked out furniture – It is a sanctuary that provides safety and comfort. Find it how the right home insurance policy can safeguard your home against countless mishaps. Read More
Have you decided to turn 'Homeowner' in the UAE? It can be pretty daunting to figure out where and how to get started on your search for the perfect house. That's why we've created this first-time homebuyer's guide to help you get started. Read More
Disasters often strike without warning. If you're a tenant in the UAE, a home contents insurance plan should be on top of your list of must-haves. Here's why... Read More
Looking for ways to boost the value of your home? Here are some practical tips and tricks to make your property truly stand out and make prospective buyers go 'Wow'! Read More
Moving to a new apartment can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Here's a handy guide to help you prepare for and manage the relocation and living expenses up ahead. Read More
Home maintenance can derail your finances, especially if you don't budget for unforeseen expenses. It's a good idea to set aside some money in case you have to deal with any repairs or damages in the future. Follow these 7 tips for on-budget home maintenance. Read More
Wondering if you need Home Contents insurance? Think about how you would cope if you lost your valuables due to a robbery or a fire. Read More
Want to cut the costs on your next home insurance policy? Here are five tips to help you save money on your home insurance premium. Read More
Renting in Dubai and haven't yet considered getting home insurance? We help break down the types of insurance covers offered by in the UAE. Read More
Here are the five types of insurance policies everyone should have to guarantee peace of mind in a world of uncertainty. Read More
Market studies from the first quarter of 2017 suggest that rents are still seeing a downward pressure, continuing the trend of sluggish growth from last year. Read More
Tired of losing rental income on your vacant property in the UAE? Here are five tips to help you attract tenants and rent it out faster... Read More
Are you aware of the safety hazards lurking in your home? Make sure you safeguard your home by taking the right precautions early on, and signing up for home insurance without fail. Read More
The cost of insuring your home is not as expensive as you might think. In fact, you could insure your home and its contents for a tiny fraction of their actual value. Here's how... Read More
The Souqalmal team gets some valuable expert insights from Sameh Hafez, VP, Oman Insurance Company on the topic of home insurance, the most common risks residents face as well as the top reasons why claims get denied. Read More
Relieved that your house is protected from unexpected calamities? Wait a minute, there's a chance your home insurance claim will be rejected if you make these expensive mistakes. Read More
Do you depend on your maid or household help to get you through your daily chores? It's wise to check if your home insurance policy covers them. Read More
Home Insurance is a must to be able to claim for damages in case of an unfortunate event. But does it protect you against all possible risks? Read More
Worried about damaging your shiny new smartphone? The right insurance plan can cover you against various risks like theft, loss or damage. Here's how. Read More
Looking for the right home insurance policy? With so many home insurance myths circulating around, don't believe everything you hear. We list the most commonly discussed misconceptions, to help you steer clear of them. Read More
We all know that home insurance protects our home and gives us complete peace of mind. But do you know what a home insurance policy actually looks like? Read More
If you're renting in Dubai and haven't yet considered getting home contents insurance, it's time you did! While it is the landlords' responsibility to insure the building or premises, it is solely the tenants' responsibility to protect their belongings. Read More
A faulty pipe or ignored leak can cause massive damage. Before going on holiday, take steps to protect your home and contents from flooding. Read More
Home contents insurance is something to think about sooner rather than later. While the risk of burglary may be low, fire and flood risks are quite high. Read More
We have a full guide to home insurance but these are the top things to know if you don't have time to read it. Now go compare! Read More