Homeowners 'can't be bothered' shopping around for cover

The survey found that 8.55 million people (26% of homeowners) failed to obtain any additional quotes the last time they renewed their cover. A further 16% only bothered to get one extra quote besides that supplied by their current provider.

The new research highlights the true extent of homeowners’ apathy towards shopping around for home insurance cover.

The findings also reveal that less than a quarter of homeowners (22%) bothered to obtain three or more additional quotes at the point of re