Report: Homes in Wicklow, Meath and Dublin have highest insurance packages

Homes in Wicklow, Meath and Dublin have the highest value contents in the State, according to an AA Insurance analysis of the value of contents insured.

Report: Homes in Wicklow, Meath and Dublin have highest insurance packages

Homes in Wicklow, Meath and Dublin have the highest value contents in the State, according to an AA Insurance analysis of the value of contents insured.

Homeowners in Co. Wicklow insure their contents for an average of €47,960.69, up from the 2015 average of €46,865.13 for Wicklow homeowners.

While the top five counties by average contents insured remained unchanged from 2015, there was a slight dip in the average value of contents insured by homeowners in Meath and Dublin.

The average value for Meath fell by over €1000, from €46,298.52 in 2015 to €45,246.85 as of September 2016.

Meanwhile, homeowners in Dublin now insure their contents for an average of €44,865.73, down slightly from the 2015 average of €44,996.14.

Commenting on the findings, AA Consumer Affairs Director Conor Faughnan stated “It is important to make sure that you have your contents valued correctly for insurance. People often think the figure is high, but if you are unlucky enough to have a fire or a total loss you would be amazed how much value you have built up over the years and what it would cost to replace it all.”

At the other end of the scale, homeowners in Co. Mayo had the lowest average value for contents insured at €36599.21 according to the AA Home Insurance analysis.

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