Category: Landlord Insurance

What does let property insurance cover?

Posted: 17th Sep 2018

You may be new to the buy to let business or you might have become an “accidental” landlord, having come into property that you decide to let. In either event, you might want to consider the protection offered by let property insurance. As the Money Saving Expert is quick to point out, let property insurance Read the full article…

How to find the most suitable landlord insurance

Posted: 17th Aug 2018

suitable landlord insuranceHow to find the most suitable landlord insurance? It’s a simple question but the answer can sometimes be a little more complicated. Here is Cover4LetProperty’s overview of some of the key issues to consider. Landlords are different At the risk of stating the obvious, the first point to keep in mind is that Read the full article…

Carbon monoxide: need to know

Posted: 3rd Jul 2018

It’s invisible, colourless, tasteless, odourless – and highly toxic. That’s what makes carbon monoxide (CO) gas so lethal. Unfortunately, it is also a gas that is so readily produced by such a normal process as burning carbon-based fuels – such as oil, gas, coal and wood – to heat your home or provide hot water. Read the full article…

What does rent guarantee insurance cover?

Posted: 5th Jun 2018

As a landlord, your tenants are critically important, as they’re the lifeblood of your business. The vast majority of tenant/landlord relationships work well but there are exceptions. Rent arrears Unfortunately, a classic symptom of a problem tenant relationship is rent arrears. These can arise in many situations and in fairness, not all of those relate Read the full article…

How to find the most suitable landlord insurance

Posted: 26th May 2018

A report in the Express newspaper on the 26th of January 2018 described the challenging economic and financial climate faced by private sector landlords and gave some detailed reasons why their numbers might be expected to decline. Whether you are a “professional” landlord, making your buy to let property or properties the mainstay of your Read the full article…

Do I need landlord insurance?

Posted: 25th Apr 2018

If you are a homeowner, you are probably aware of the importance of building and contents insurance to safeguard against the risks of serious loss or damage to both the structure and fabric of your home and its contents. If you decide to let that property to tenants, however, there is a fundamental change in Read the full article…

Renting a home is a choice

Posted: 17th Apr 2018

“Generation rent” is a term coined by the media to describe that large segment of the – mainly younger – population who are renting rather than buying their own home. The Independent newspaper, for example, has a whole section devoted to the group. The underlying assumption in practically every reference to generation rent, however, is Read the full article…

Rent guarantee insurance explained

Posted: 24th Feb 2018

Many landlords, quite understandably, worry about what would happen should their tenants cease paying the rent or perhaps abscond leaving large debts behind. While most landlords would hope that this will never happen to them, in reality, it is always a possibility. That is why rent guarantee insurance is worth considering. Here’s a quick overview Read the full article…

Who needs let property insurance?

Posted: 2nd Feb 2018

This is a question we are regularly asked at Cover4LetProperty. We’d like to take just a few minutes of your time in confirming exactly what let property insurance is and why, in qualifying circumstances, you should regard it as obligatory. Owner-occupiers and landlords If you live in a property you own and nobody apart from Read the full article…