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Guide to UK Holiday Homes

Posted: 16th Sep 2016

Updated: 16 September 2016 Introduction Ever stuck for holiday ideas? Planning a weekend break, but not sure where to go? When it’s time to kick back and relax, if you are looking for a complete change of scenery, you might want to think about the benefits of investing in your own holiday home. Or maybe you Read the full article…

Choosing the most suitable landlord insurance

Posted: 14th Sep 2016

Any property owner is likely to have an interest in protecting that asset with appropriate insurance. This is no different for the buy to let landlord, who is interested not only in the protection of the structure and fabric of the building, but also additional risks and perils which may threaten the business itself. Choosing Read the full article…

Property Glossary

Posted: 4th Aug 2016

Act of God – a natural event, such as a storm, lightning or earthquake, rather than an incident caused by human action. Whether or not such natural events are covered in an insurance policy is a question solely for the schedule of insurance and relevant policy wording. ARLA  – The Association of Residential Letting Agents, Read the full article…

Beginners Guide

Posted: 20th Jun 2016

Updated 20th June 2016 Becoming a landlord In one sense, becoming a landlord couldn’t be easier. All you really need to do is to start to obtain any form of rental income from your property and you have, by default, transformed into a landlord. However, doing it properly and professionally is an entirely different affair. 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…

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…