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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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Landlords Can Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tenancy Deposit Disputes Can Be Avoided With Tenant Liability Insurance The Dispute Service, who are the operators of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) in England and Wales, claim that tenancy deposit disputes between landlords and tenants increased to almost 9,500 over the course of the year and that on average, the amount in dispute under [...]


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Protect Rental Properties From Tenant Damage


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Landlords Warned To Expect Damaged Properties At End Of Tenancies 28% of UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to rectify damage to rental properties caused by tenants during the last 12 months, effectively wiping out any potential annual profits made by landlords without Tenant Liability Insurance. The results of the research commissioned [...]


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What Exactly Is Fair Wear And Tear?


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Determining Fair Wear And Tear Is One Of Biggest Issues Of Private Sector Rentals The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) say that letting agents and landlords struggle most with determining what exactly constitutes fair wear and tear in a rented property and the whole process is among the most hotly contested issues about renting [...]


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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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Specialist Tenant Insurance Policies Save Costly Repair Bills


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Landlords Encouraged To Ensure Residents Have Tenant Insurance Policies In Place There are a number of specialist insurance providers who provide numerous insurance policies for landlords to protect their rental property assets and property contents from accidental damage by tenants. However, until recently, there has been a definite lack of specialist insurance products specifically designed [...]


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Government Attempts To Reassure Landlords Over Superstrike


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Amendments To The Deregulation Bill Intended To Resolve Issues Arising From The Case Of Superstrike Vs Marino Rodrigues Following a great deal of lobbying by various landlord associations and mounting pressure by the UK lettings industry, the department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) has offered to make amendments to the forthcoming Deregulation Bill that [...]


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Leading The Way For Landlords Since 2009


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Specialist Products And Services For Landlords and Letting Agents The UK private rented sector is still booming despite the Government trying to incentivise people to purchase a home of their own using the “Help-To-Buy” scheme, effectively reducing the amount that they need to save for a deposit on a property purchase. UK landlords and their [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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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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