What is underinsurance?
Underinsurance can happen when you don’t have enough insurance to cover the costs of rebuilding your home or replacing your home’s contents.
While underinsurance can happen with any type of policy, it's most common with home and contents.
If you’re underinsured, it means that if something happens to your home or contents, you won’t have enough insurance to rebuild and cover your loss.
Sometimes you can become underinsured over time – as you gradually accumulate more belongings, or the costs of building materials and rebuilding your home increases over time. It’s important you review the amount you're insured for regularly, to check that you still have the cover you need.
Estimating the cost to rebuild and the value of your contents
Things you should know
1 Building and contents calculators are provided by CoreLogic and should only be used as a guide. These calculators' estimates may be different than estimates you get during your quote. We do not guarantee the accuracy or currency of the estimates.