Category Archives: Landlord Insurance

Landlords braced for 70 mph storm warnings

Landlords are urged to check their buildings insurance cover for flooding as Britain goes on storm alert. Forecasters have already issued 28 flood warnings for East Anglia – while torrential rain is on the way as bad weather fronts move … Continue reading

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Insurers who don’t mean business for small traders

Self-employed traders running a business from home may find that they are jeopardising their insurance even if they work part-time for little return. Landlords and eBay traders probably do not consider their activities a business but will find insurance companies … Continue reading

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Buildings insurance hits record high as insurers payout £7 million a day for burst pipes

Insurers are paying out £7 million a day for home insurance claims just for burst pipes after the big freeze. Shock snow storms and freezing temperatures were blamed for a huge increase in the number of claims. Specialist insurer for … Continue reading

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Illegal HMOs are being let without insurance cover

Thousands of shared homes could be trading without insurance cover because they are flouting licensing rules. Property owners and investors have buildings, contents, and liability insurance to protect their investments from claims; including compensation to tenants who suffer injuries.

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HMO chaos as landlords take council to court

The constant chaos over how councils manage shared housing has reached a new low as a consortium of landlords and letting agents in Oxford has started legal action to stop a move they fear will shut down hundreds of properties. … Continue reading

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Cannabis damage can cause landlords insurance claims to go up in smoke

Landlords can see their insurance claims go up in smoke if they don’t grass up criminal gangs running cannabis factories in letting property, says insurance giant Aviva. As cannabis farming reaches a new high, according to the Association of Chief … Continue reading

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