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FAQs

Assetinsure has been a licensed general insurer in the Australian market since 2004 focusing on niche and specialist classes of business. As of October 2015, Assetinsure became a member of the CBL Group.  Refer www.cblinsurance.com.

No, Assetinsure’s ultimate parent company, CBL Corporation, is dually listed on the New Zealand and Australian Stock Exchanges.

As an entity licensed by APRA, the financial institution has to comply with rigorous standards such as Liability Valuation and Risk Management Standards, ongoing Reporting and Supervision Standards and Capital Adequacy requirements.  An overview of these implications s provided on this website under our Corporate Profile.

Domestic Building Insurance FAQs

Yes, Builders Warranty has been a core product for CBL Insurance since the company was established in 1973.

CBL Insurance offers Builders Warranty currently in 7 countries.

CBL Insurance is the programme manager. The policies are underwritten by Assetinsure Pty Ltd, an APRA licensed insurer. Both CBL Insurance and Assetinsure Pty Ltd are part of the CBL Group. The ultimate parent company of the Group, CBL Corporation, is dually listed on the Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges.

Yes, Assetinsure is an APRA regulated Australian insurer which meets the requirements of Section 137AA of the Building Act 1993. It is approved under Point 2(a) as a “designated insurer”.

AssetInsure as part of the CBL insurance Group has access to a wealth of data and knowhow which allows us to use advanced techniques to assess and qualify builders.  AssetInsure is part of the CBL Insurance Group, one of the most experienced insurers worldwide in this field.  CBL provides builders warranty insurance throughout the world.

Yes, we have factored this in the rates.

Yes, however, if it is for more than 5 units on a site we require you to submit plans and documentation first for our perusal

No we don’t. We stand by our assessment of your ability to run your business.

We are between 10% and 20% cheaper than our competitors. We don’t apply commissions or broker fees. We also will review annually for further discounts.

Because we are targeting the better builders and pre-approve them, you don’t have to compensate the poorer builders. We also believe our checks on your building entity performance warrant cheaper premiums for you. We also don’t believe you should be penalized for having a Trust. We want to promote good building practices and improve the building industry by rewarding good builders.

We are cheaper, quicker and don’t ask you to fill out needless paperwork.

We currently are only targeting experienced, good performing builders.  We will review this position in due course.

Renewal of eligibility is automatic unless there has been a significant change in your circumstances.

The system we have in place is for pre-approved builders and will reject any applicant outside the set criteria. It is not a reflection of you or your business. Just call us and we can explain.

Based on customer feedback, we are currently reviewing the suite of products we offer.

We deliberately only wanted a soft launch and had decided not to advertise. This will be reviewed shortly.

Once you have activated your eligibility account on-line, you can start issuing certificates immediately on-line.