Category: Landlord Advice

Making a claim for flood damage to your property

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

Buy to let properties are obviously not any safer from risks of flooding than others. If yours does suffer from flooding damage, while you may be able to take some consolation from the fact that your flooded property is not where you yourself live, you still have to deal with the consequences of getting things Read the full article…

Things for a landlord to think about

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

Being a landlord involves a bit more than just finding a tenant and then collecting the rent. There are now legal obligations and responsibilities for both landlords and tenants and you, as a landlord, may need to know about these and more importantly comply with them. Your relationship with your tenants A formal tenancy agreement Read the full article…

Money saving tips for landlords

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

When you think about the problems that anyone involved in running their own business may encounter, you’ll typically find that managing cash flow and sticking to a budget may be fairly high on their list. Almost everyone these days may have had to tighten their belts a little and landlords are no exception. Here are Read the full article…

Who to notify when becoming a landlord

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

In the United Kingdom many businesses are comparatively lightly regulated and you may not need much in the way of formal permission before commencing activities. There may be some exceptions though and depending upon your interpretation, becoming a landlord may be one such. Here is a brief summary of some of the parties you may Read the full article…

Being a landlord – your questions answered

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

Unfortunately, being a landlord involves a little more than simply banking the rent each month. Here are some of your more frequently asked questions on the subject – though please remember that this is not qualified legal advice. Do I need a formal qualification to be a landlord? No. Unlike professions such as a doctor Read the full article…

Renting out rooms in your home

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

If you decide to rent out rooms in your house then there may be a number of considerations that you may wish to bear in mind: you may be required to pay income tax on any income deriving from the rent that you receive. If you incur a number of valid expenses, arising from renting Read the full article…

Top ten tips for new landlords

Posted: 4th Jun 2014

If you are considering entering the letting marketplace by becoming a landlord and letting out your property, then as you may already have realised, there may be a lot to think about. It may not just be as easy as popping an advert in the local paper and waiting for your first tenants to arrive. Read the full article…

Our History

Posted: 2nd Jun 2014

Cover4LetProperty is a trading style of Alan Blunden & Company Limited. Alan Blunden & Company Limited was originally founded as a Sole Proprietorship in 1946 and acted as a traditional high street broker. In 2000, we incorporated and now trade as Cover4LetProperty for our Landlords Insurance and Unoccupied Property Insurance related products. We offer these Read the full article…