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Insurance Premium Tax Rise Due On 1st November 2015


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Insurance Premium Tax Increase Will Have Direct Affect On Landlord Profits As you may already know, the Government declared in the 2015 Summer Budget that there would be an increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) for all insurance policies taken out by individuals and companies in the UK. This will affect the cost of landlord [...]


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Tenant Referencing Just Got Even Easier


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tenant Referencing – All Packed Up And Ready To Go We know that good letting agents need to be constantly on the ball to be able to provide their landlord and tenant clients with the best service, that’s why Legal 4 Landlords have launched a new package aimed at making their lives easier. Legal 4 [...]


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New Legal Ruling On Landlord Repair Responsibilities


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Landlord Repair Responsibilities Change Following Landmark Legal Ruling There are often complaints from tenants that landlords or their letting agents don’t deal with rental property repair problems properly, causing upset and distress for tenants and stress and anguish for landlords. Even with comprehensive Landlord Buildings Insurance policies in place, there is still a legal obligation [...]


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PRS Tenants Don’t Believe They Need Contents Insurance


Thursday, December 18, 2014

PRS Tenants Really Do Need Contents Insurance New research conducted by the Co-Op has discovered that up to 30% of private rented sector (PRS) tenants don’t have any form of tenants contents insurance covering their personal possessions at all, and with the festive season almost upon us, the lack of suitable insurance could become very [...]


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Tenant Liability Insurance Is Best Method For Protecting Tenancy Deposits


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Tenant Liability Insurance Can Help To Protect Tenants Deposits The old saying that 90% of accidents happen in the home may be an over-used cliché but specialist Tenant Liability Insurance cover is the most effective way of protecting a tenant’s deposit as well as covering letting agents and landlords in the event of problems too. [...]


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Landlord Insurance Fears As UK Braces For More Violent Storms


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ensure Landlord Insurance Is Up To Date Before More Severe Weather Hits UK private rental sector landlords and residential property owners are being urged to make sure their properties are adequately covered by the right type of insurance policies ahead of the next wave of brutal storms due to hit the UK this week with [...]


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PRS Rents Reach All Time High


Thursday, October 24, 2013

PRS Rents Increase Again UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) landlords enjoyed an average return of 7.4% in September 2013, up from 6.1% in August, according to the latest buy-to-let index published by LSL Property Services. The percentage rises are equivalent to an earned average income of £12,129 (GBP) produced by just one typical rental property [...]


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Revolutionising Landlord Insurance


Thursday, October 17, 2013

  Landlord Insurance Has Changed for The Better! The number of private rented sector (PRS) landlords who own rental properties in the UK is now estimated to be around 1.5 Million, owning more than 3 Million rental properties across the country. To cope with the number of landlords owning multiple rental properties, there has been [...]


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Average Private Rented Sector Rents Up Again


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Demand For Private Rented Sector Properties Increases Too! Rental prices in the UK’s private rented sector have reached a national average of £743 (GBP) per month during August 2013, following another monthly increase, this time up by 0.7%. This means that the average cost of renting a property in the private rented sector (PRS) is [...]


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1 in 4 UK Landlords Don’t Have Correct Insurance


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The UK buy-to-let market is currently thriving, however new research by AXA Business Insurance has revealed that thousands of UK landlords have left themselves and their tenants exposed through lack of adequate insurance protection and many have very little financial back up should the worst happen. Data from the AXA Business Insurance survey suggests that [...]


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