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Category: Unoccupied Property Insurance

What factors affect my unoccupied property insurance … and other FAQs

For any property owner who needs to leave their home, buy to let or commercial property empty for more than a month or so, unoccupied property insurance is imperative. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive …

Unoccupied property insurance explained

Homeowners and landlords alike need to pay attention to the benefits and security offered by unoccupied property insurance – and here we’ll explain just how it works to provide continued protection for the home or buy to let property in …

What does unoccupied property insurance cover?

In a report on anticipated travel trends in 2019, the website Redhot Penny cited figures from the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) to reveal not only that more Britons are taking more holidays, but that they are spending more …

What is unoccupied property insurance?

Why is unoccupied property insurance necessary? This is one of the questions we’re most frequently asked by property owners – who point out that they already have home insurance, landlord’s insurance or commercial property insurance and have no wish to …

Who needs unoccupied property insurance cover?

Your property may be unoccupied for periods of time. In terms of your insurance cover that might not be an issue – but it may become one. If your property stands unoccupied for more than a specified number of consecutive …

The importance of unoccupied property cover

If your property stands unoccupied for more than a specified number of consecutive days, your buildings and contents insurance could be at risk. Here, Cover4LetProperty will highlight the issue and options to resolve it. The background Insurance providers look to …

Short term unoccupied property insurance – what is it?

In order to discuss short term unoccupied property insurance, it’s necessary to define a few commonly used terms. Empty property The terms “empty property” and “unoccupied property” are often used loosely to describe what are, in fact, several very different …

The importance of empty property insurance

After a winter ravaged by assorted “Beasts from the East”, you might be forgiven for wanting to escape Britain’s unpredictable climate by taking an extended holiday somewhere warm and sunny. But what happens to the home you have left empty …

Keep your empty property safe

Thieves love empty property. This is a long-established wisdom and one that is regularly restated by the police and the insurance industry. Typically, empty properties come into one of two categories; those that are simply empty or unoccupied for short …

Keeping your empty property safe

There are a daunting catalogue of risks faced by empty property, compared to that which is occupied on a more or less permanent basis. The list typically includes loss or damage to the property resulting from: fire and arson; squatting; …