Legal & General's general insurance business has joined with home insurer panel at, to offer customers with access to its Essentials and Extra home insurance cover programs.

Essentials is designed to offer affordable insurance cover, which may be an option for customers with less complex insurance requirements, such as; people renting, those just starting on the property ladder and young families, Legal & General said.

Extra provides customers with comprehensive cover and a wider degree of choice, so more suitable for those who have invested in their homes and built up possessions over a period time.

Legal & General said both the products were designed following consumer research which showed that more than ever, consumers want more choice so they are able to arrange the appropriate level of cover for their needs. head of home services Phil Paterson-Fox said the company aim’s to enable customers to find the right product at the right price, by working with insurance providers and financial services organizations.