mumsnet saved me £22,000!

(31 Posts)
ThinkAboutItTomorrow Fri 12-Feb-16 17:07:03

Well, not just me, it's shared across 12 flats but still WOW.

I started this thread in despair last week when the insurance quote after a flood came in at £51,000. Three lots of people had searched the insurance market and no other insurer would even quote.

Then a wonderful mumsnetter pm'd me and said they would try. They succeeded where every other broker failed.

The premium is now a 'mere' £29,000 which is still crazy but £22k less than it was.

Thank you mumsnet and mumsnetter extraordinaire ( who I won't out in case they don't want to advertise).

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Fri 12-Feb-16 17:10:37

Sorry, AIBU to feel a bit smug that I succeeded (with the help of mumsnet) where everyone else said it was impossible to get cheaper cover?

TwatMagnet Fri 12-Feb-16 17:11:01

Where's the 'LIKE' button when you need it!

Excellent news OP and what an amazing thing for the other MN'er to have done.

Jitterybug Fri 12-Feb-16 17:11:46

That's fantastic and lovely of the mnetter to help.

Iwanttokillthem Fri 12-Feb-16 17:14:54

I need a like button for such a great post. Needed cheering up and this will help even though Im not involved in any way (apart from being an inveterate Mumsnetter).

Lolimax Fri 12-Feb-16 17:16:52

That's great news. MN has changed my life in more subtle ways but that's an amazing saving!

jay55 Fri 12-Feb-16 17:17:54

Brilliant yanbu.

gooseberryroolz Fri 12-Feb-16 17:18:55

Fabulous!

SusannahD Fri 12-Feb-16 17:20:16

Great, what a great broker and Mums better!

Etainagain Fri 12-Feb-16 17:37:58

Bloody brilliant. Well done! MN is just amazing, I really don't know how I ever managed without it!

What2 Fri 12-Feb-16 17:44:49

Wahoo, I posted on your thread (but wasn't the pm'er. )

Are your excesses ok?

acharitycase Fri 12-Feb-16 17:45:33

next time I need to insure 12 flats, I know where to ask....

CheshireChat Fri 12-Feb-16 17:46:01

I'd actually ask if they mind OP as this is great advertising for them and it sounds like they deserve it. I'm glad it's been resolved as I remember your thread and thought the whole situation is beyond ridiculous.

ChickyChickyParmParm Fri 12-Feb-16 17:47:30

Wow, that's fantastic! Well done mystery Mumsnetter. You really should come onto this thread and do a victory lap.

AnyFucker Fri 12-Feb-16 17:50:19

Wonderful grin

AnyFucker Fri 12-Feb-16 17:50:29

name her

squoosh Fri 12-Feb-16 17:51:22

Fantastic!

The power of MN indeed

oneowlgirl Fri 12-Feb-16 17:54:19

Fab!

Lynnm63 Fri 12-Feb-16 17:59:21

I tend to look on here for lots of advice just goes to show how impressive a bunch you all are. Id PM the mumsnetter and ask if you can name them.

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Fri 12-Feb-16 18:24:16

I've pm'd and pointed them at the thread and asked if I can give credit where it's due. I know they were nervous about breaking guidelines.

Hopefully with such good news they'll be happy to do their lap of honour.

specialsubject Fri 12-Feb-16 19:43:42

brilliant! I remember your thread and that it looked impossible. I was wrong. I'm so pleased about that!

NoelHeadbands Fri 12-Feb-16 19:46:17

Fab!

Sadly I think Mumsnet has probably cost me roughly that over the last 10 years

RandomMess Fri 12-Feb-16 19:46:28

So glad for you and your neighbours!!!

What2 Fri 12-Feb-16 19:48:44

Surely not Noel - mooncups aren't that expensive. wink

CocktailQueen Fri 12-Feb-16 19:50:41

Brilliant news! MN is great grin

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