Your house is so much more than the bricks and mortar it is made of - it is your home - and it needs to be insured against all the unforeseen things in life.

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Affordable cover

You don’t pay a fortune to have your property safely insured.

We’re there for you

You get reliable help 24/7 in the event of a claim.

Peace of mind

Come rain, fire, earthquake or criminal act, your house is firmly covered.

How to get it and what to expect

Why do I need building insurance?
  • You want to know that your most valuable asset is securely covered against fire, flooding, earthquake and other acts of nature.
  • You want to have insurance in the event of a burst geyser or other mishaps causing damage to the ceiling, cupboards and carpets.
  • If you have a home loan, you are required to have comprehensive insurance on your property.
What does it cover?

We will cover you against loss of or damage to the structure of your home by events such as:

  • Theft or attempted theft
  • Malicious damage
  • A fire or explosion
  • Acts of nature (earthquake, wind, storm, lightning, snow or flood)
  • An impact from vehicles, falling trees, aircraft, etc.
  • Bursting or overflowing geysers or pipes and damage caused by it
How much cover do I need?

We understand that your home is probably the single biggest investment that you will make and this calculator has been designed to provide you with a quick estimate of the building replacement costs for your home and is intended as a guide only.

Use the Absa House insurance replacement calculator

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Absa idirect’s FSP 34766
Absa Insurance Company’s FSP 8030

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