Category Archives: Landlord Insurance

Know your insurance rights over fallen trees

Insurance companies are refusing to pay to clear fallen trees if the property owner cannot show they were properly managed before toppling over.

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Flood deal may push up cost of landlord insurance

Landlord buy to let insurance prices are set to rise as a new flood insurance deal struck between insurers and the government is likely to exclude rented out homes. The insurance agreement – Flood Re – is aimed at making … Continue reading

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A leasehold landlord who found guttering blocked with a table, a rug and newspapers has had his insurance claim rejected despite paying thousands of pounds for repairs to the building out of his own pocket.

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Fifth of landlords don’t bother with buy to let insurance

Nearly one in five property investors spurn taking out specialist buy to let insurance even though standard home insurance fails to protect letting properties. The figure was revealed in recent survey which also discovered repairs are one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Landlords risk rent guarantee claim rejection

Landlord insurers may reject rent guarantee claims if buy to let investors fail to follow tenant deposit protection rules. Rent guarantee insurance is specialist cover for buy to let landlords that pays out if a tenant falls in to rent arrears.

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Guide to Unoccupied Property Insurance

Unoccupied property insurance is for homes left empty for 30 days or more that are not already covered by standard policies. Most homes and building insurance firms will reject claims if the property has been empty for 30 days or … Continue reading

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DIY Costs Home Insurers & Landlords £1.2 Billion

Cash-strapped landlords and homeowners are mothballing repairs or patching up themselves to try to keep hold of their cash to the detriment of their properties, claims an insurer. Around 8% tried to save cash by delaying boiler servicing and repairs, … Continue reading

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Complete Guide to Landlords & Buy to Let Insurance

Landlord insurance is often considered as just another bill and not that important – but it makes sense to properly protect an expensive asset like a buy to let home. Insurance for landlords is relatively cheap – and property people … Continue reading

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Complete Guide to Landlords Rent Guarantee Insurance

Even tenants with the best-paid jobs face financial uncertainty, and impeccable references and a polished CV do not pay the rent if they become unemployed. As a landlord, you need to protect your own finances and your investment by making … Continue reading

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Landlords guide to buy to let Insurance

Buy to let insurance is a specialist building and contents package for landlords renting out homes to tenants. Rental property needs bespoke cover because claims under standard home insurance policies will be rejected.

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