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Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears Fall


Thursday, March 20, 2014

UK PRS Landlords Report Drop In Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears UK private rental sector landlords are reporting a fall in rental property void periods, according to the results of a new survey conducted by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages. The survey questioned 1,000 UK PRS landlords and the result showed [...]


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Inspect Properties Regularly To Avoid Cannabis Farms


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Cannabis Farm Warning For UK PRS Landlords Thousands of private rental sector properties in the UK are being used as cannabis farms and landlords are being warned to conduct regular property inspections to avoid becoming unwitting victims of drug gangs. Figures show that 7,865 cannabis farms were identified across the UK in 2012, up 15% [...]


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Protect Your Property Investment With The Right Insurance Policy


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Landlord Insurance Can Help To Protect Your Property Investment The latest band of bad weather to hit the UK has highlighted the need for having the appropriate insurance in place to ensure that your most valuable asset is protected should the worst happen. UK landlords cannot rely on standard home insurance and MUST have appropriate [...]


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Landlords Risk Increasing Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Arrears Risk Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance are at increased risk of suffering tenant rent arrears, as rent debt becomes the fastest growing debt problem in the UK according to one charity – The Money Advice Trust. The charity claims that the number of private rented sector [...]


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More PRS Landlords Want Eviction Of Tenants On Benefits


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Benefit Blackspots Created By Eviction Of Benefit Tenants Eviction of tenants claiming housing benefit or Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is the latest symptom of a worrying trend that could see unemployed and low-paid tenants excluded from many areas of the UK, says homeless charity, Shelter The UK is beginning to witness benefit blackspots as tenants claiming [...]


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Property Repossessions At Five Year Low


Thursday, November 21, 2013

Property Repossession Figures Reported To Be Better Than Expected The latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that the number of residential properties being repossessed has fallen to its lowest level since 2008, the figures include private residential properties and Buy-To-Let properties within the UK private rental sector. The CML data reveals [...]


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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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Cannabis Farms In Rental Properties


Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Landlords left exposed by illegal activity in rental properties Rental property owners without specialist landlord insurance or comprehensive buildings insurance can face huge repair bills if the rental property is used as a cannabis farm by drug gangs. Recent headlines about the damage done to rental properties by green fingered tenants make compelling reading for [...]


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Landlords Need Protection Against Tenant Injury Claims


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Where there’s landlord blame…there’s a Tenant Injury claim! Landlords can sometimes get a raw deal on rental property maintenance and repairs but having the right type of specialist insurance is essential for a landlord’s peace of mind, as it could protect them from tenant injury claims! Buy-To-Let landlords need to have proper buildings insurance as [...]


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