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Specialist Insurance Protects Landlords Income


Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Landlords Lose Billions To Rent Arrears And Rental Property Damage Each Year New research claims that private rental sector (PRS) landlords, who operate their rental property businesses without specialist insurance in place, are losing almost £10 Billion (GBP) a year because of tenant’s causing damage to rental properties and unpaid rent arrears. The report published [...]


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Property Maintenance Responsibilities


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Who Exactly Is Responsible For Property Maintenance?  There still appears to be a great deal of confusion regarding who has what repairing obligations and property maintenance responsibilities in private rental sector properties, with a high proportion of residents without tenants liability insurance losing some or all of their hard saved deposits due to not abiding [...]


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Landlords Want To Buy More Ready Tenanted Properties


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tenanted Properties Are Landlords Top Purchasing Targets Recent analysis of over 65,000 UK private rental sector properties has found that the number of ready tenanted properties purchased by portfolio landlords has reached the highest recorded level since 2005. The analysis conducted by Countrywide Residential Lettings discovered that 11% of all rental properties bought by portfolio [...]


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Landlords Face Increasing Rental Property Operational Costs


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Landlords Missing Out On Vital Income Because They Fail To Calculate Rental Property Operational Costs Correctly According to recent data gathered independently by a UK based property investment company and a national letting agency chain, almost 1 in 8 landlords fail to calculate many of the true running costs of their rental property portfolios when [...]


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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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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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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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Who Are The Real Tenants In Rental Properties?


Thursday, February 27, 2014

Landlords Unsure Who Lives In Their Rental Properties The latest research conducted by Savills estimates that there will be over 5.7 million tenants renting properties in the UK’s private rented sector by 2018, but many of those tenants could be there without the landlords knowledge. Rising rents, increasing energy bills, the rising cost of living and [...]


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Buy-To-Let Property Maintenance – The Essentials


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Buy-To-Let Maintenance Is Better Than Expensive Repairs Conducting timely repairs on buy-to-let property as they arise and conducting regular property maintenance on rental properties can be the difference between owning an income producing asset or financial ruin for many buy-to-let landlords. Maximising profit from rental properties is not always straight forward, however if buy-to-let landlords are not prepared [...]


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Repairs Cost Unprepared Buy-To-Let Landlords More Money


Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Buy-To-Let landlords need to factor repair costs into their annual budgets in order to have a better understanding of the profit they are actually making from their investment property. Wear and tear in rental properties is an inevitable fact of life that goes with the profession, however many [...]


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