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Property shortage

“Westhill Insurance – we've got it covered!”

We've had a financial crisis and now it looks like a housing crisis is next on the agenda. If enough housing isn't put in place by 2011 up to 5 million people could be on waiting lists to be re-housed.

The Government has promised to build three million homes by 2020, which with the down turn in the building trade, thanks to the recession, is going to be a hard target to hit.

Councils across the county could build 90,000 additional affordable homes during the next five years, but they would need to keep all the rental income from their new houses to make it a viable proposition. At the moment all income from housing goes into a Government melting pot for re-distribution and the Council wouldn't see the benefit of it.

The Local Government Association is setting up to challenge this system and it looks like to could have a favourable outcome.

The housing market isn't in good shape at the moment but for cash rich investors or someone who wants to capitalise on the low interest and labour rates it could be the perfect time to get in there. If you have always wanted to design and build your own place now is the time to give it a whirl.

Westhill Insurance can provide cheap and comprehensive New Build Insurance to make sure you and your new home is covered adequately. A unique build like this needs specialist cover and with an extensive panel of underwriters Westhill is the insurer to contact.

With friendly and experienced staff who are happy to call you back at your leisure, Westhill can tailor your policy and ensure every box is ticked when it comes to cover.

Westhill Insurance covers bike insurance, car insurance, van insurance, home insurance, business insurance, let property insurance, commercial insurance or even public liability insurance. It is willing to talk with you and come up with a tailor-made deal to suit. In the current climate of financial and insurance crisis Westhill Insurance understands the fear of dealing with a large impersonal, unaccountable organisation and sets itself apart as the broker you can speak to and trust.

For more information on Westhill Insurance or a quote, visit www.westhill-insurance.co.uk or call on 0844 371 7000 Mon – Fri 0900-1730 and Sat 0900-1300.

Posted on 17th June, 2009