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Empty property insurance explained

Posted: 14th Feb 2019

According to an article published by the magazine House Beautiful on the 24th of November 2018, there are currently more than 600,000 lying empty and unoccupied in England – and two-thirds of these have been unoccupied for less than six months. So, why are so many dwellings temporarily vacant at any one time and why Read the full article…

The importance of securing your empty property

Posted: 16th May 2017

If you have an unoccupied or empty property, you need to take certain precautions to ensure that it’s as secure as possible. Here we at Cover4LetProperty will outline some of our top tips in this area. Insurance cover Before we do so, let’s just have a quick re-cap as to why this is required and Read the full article…

What to do if you own or are buying an empty home

Posted: 23rd Oct 2015

Britain’s population is both growing and the age profile is getting older. These are just two of the factors contributing to an overall shortage of housing. Yet the government’s own figures reveal that although: only 115,000 new homes were built during the year 2009 to 2010 (fewer than at any other time since the 1920s); Read the full article…

Finding empty properties to renovate

Posted: 6th Jun 2015

There are both moral and economic imperatives for rehabilitating empty or abandoned houses to return to the market for private sector tenants. The most basic of these are: the waste of a valuable and one of the most essential human needs if housing is left empty when so many families and individuals lack a permanent Read the full article…