Category: Landlord Insurance

How do you find the best landlord insurance?

Posted: 6th Jun 2016

Looking for insurance can be tricky if you are doing it with no help. After all, finding the most suitable policy is an important decision. But if you consult a specialist landlord insurance provider – such as ourselves at Cover4LetProperty – you may be able to find the best landlord insurance policy for your individual needs Read the full article…

Importance of reviewing your landlord insurance

Posted: 4th May 2016

It’s curious how many of us seem to approach the question of insurance. A renewal notice or reminder comes around each year, and there is a tendency simply to arrange the same cover as last year, with the same insurer, almost as a reflex reaction. Renewals based on what amounts to little more than a Read the full article…

Getting insurance on buy to let property

Posted: 19th Apr 2016

The first three months of 2016 saw what the Guardian newspaper called a “frenzy” of activity as existing and would-be buy to let landlords rushed to buy property before the deadline of the 1st of April. This is the date on which a 3% stamp duty surcharge was introduced on the purchase of any home Read the full article…

What does landlord insurance cover you for?

Posted: 12th Apr 2016

According to the most recent census of England and Wales, more than 1 in three homes is let by landlords to tenants. In other words, there are more than 8 million landlords. There are also many types of landlord – from the small to multi-property, from what might be called the “professional” landlord to the Read the full article…

Saving money on your landlord insurance

Posted: 9th Mar 2016

At the beginning of April, a new stamp duty land tax will add a further 3% on top of existing stamp duties for anyone buying fewer than 15 buy to let properties in the same transaction. As the website LandlordZone noted on the 2nd of March 2016, this comes hot on the heels of other Read the full article…

Landlord insurance tips

Posted: 28th Jan 2016

Have you just found yourself to be an accidental landlord? Perhaps you inherited a property which you’ve decided to let out? Or perhaps you’re having difficulty selling your previous home and want to let it out for a while? Then you might have slipped into the role as an “accidental landlord”. On the other hand, Read the full article…

Getting the most appropriate cover for your let property

Posted: 19th Jan 2016

To understand how you might get the most appropriate cover for your let property, it might be helpful to recap the difference between buy to let insurance and standard home insurance. A home or a business proposition? Quite simply, properties that have been bought to let are quite different to those occupied by their owner. Read the full article…

Landlord insurance tips

Posted: 8th Nov 2015

Some landlords are fully committed buy to let investors with a view to making their living from the business. Others might have found themselves to be landlords almost by accident, thanks to a single property they might have inherited or one awaiting a decision on its possible sale. Either way you look at it, however, Read the full article…

Have you got suitable landlord insurance?

Posted: 29th Oct 2015

At first glance, there might seem little difference between a dwelling in which the owner occupier lives and one that is let to a tenant – despite the difference in tenure, both are homes, with a building and its contents broadly vulnerable to similar risks and perils. As far as mortgage lenders and insurers are Read the full article…

Types of landlord insurance

Posted: 21st Aug 2015

If you have joined the ranks of an estimated two million and more buy to let landlords in the UK, your property is an investment – probably one of the most valuable investments you are likely to make. According to a report in the Guardian newspaper (April 2015), investment in buy to let property leaves Read the full article…