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PRS Rents Increased 3% In 2014


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PRS Rents Rise In 8 Out Of 10 UK Regions New data released by LSL property services shows that average rental prices in the UK’s private rental sector increased by 3% during the whole of last year, despite the slight dip recorded at the end of the year. PRS rents dropped by 0.1% in December [...]


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Specialist Landlord Insurance Makes A Real Difference


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Specialist Landlord Insurance Required By All UK PRS Landlords Landlords in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) should be aware that they need specialist landlord insurance policies to protect their rental property assets, be that from damage caused by tenants or just to cover the cost of repairs to the rental property, because a normal [...]


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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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Why Run Property Businesses At A Loss When There Is Help Available?


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rent Protection Insurance Can Help Avoid Running Rental Property At A Loss According to new findings from the National Landlords Association (NLA), 27% of landlords who rent out a single property only just manage to break even or operate them at a loss, while 19% of landlords with 2 – 4 rental properties also just [...]


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Being A Landlord Can Cause Stress


Thursday, October 9, 2014

Specialist Products And Services Can Provide Stress Relief For Landlords A survey conducted among private rented sector (PRS) landlords has discovered that being a landlord can be a very stressful occupation, with property investors that are still employed dedicating many days from their annual holidays to sort out rental property issues, including dealing with repairs and chasing late [...]


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Landlords And Letting Agents Can Build Better Rental Property Businesses


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wide Range Of Specialist Products And Services To Help Landlords And Letting Agents There are any number of companies lining up on the internet to offer unbelievable  mouth watering deals and services to landlords and the wider letting agent community but do any of these companies have a landlord’s business interests at heart? The simple [...]


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Can Anyone Get Buy To Let Mortgages?


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Buy to Let Mortgages Are Not Difficult To Get The Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has made obtaining residential mortgages more difficult for some borrowers and the financial affordability tests imposed by lenders are also being applied by specialist lenders to buy to let mortgages too, slowing down the purchasing process for many landlords. Many landlords [...]


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Landlords With Rent Protection Insurance Are Reaping Rewards


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Rent Protection Means Severe Rent Arrears Fall Again The number of private rented sector tenants in the UK who have fallen into severe rent arrears has dropped by 35% in last 12 months, equivalent to 35,000 tenants. The improvement has been attributed to the increasing use of rent protection insurance by landlords who are keen [...]


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More PRS Tenants Need Rent Protection


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tenants With Rent Protection Are Still In The Minority New research by a UK insurance company has discovered that as few as 7% of private rental sector (PRS) tenants have taken out rent protection insurance to protect their rental commitments and retain their rented home should their employment circumstances change. The data published by insurance [...]


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Rent Protection Helps Protect A Landlords Income


Thursday, July 3, 2014

Decline In Void Periods As Landlords Use Rent Protection To Extend Tenancies According to a new survey by Paragon Mortgages, the decline in void periods being experienced by UK private rental sector landlords is solely due to high tenant demand, although there could be a little more to the mortgage lenders wild claim. There are [...]


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