Donate to Charity and Be in With the Chance of Winning a Prize

09 December, 20160 Comments
Donating to a worthy charity and being in with the chance of winning a great prize seems the perfect Christmas combination, and it’s now possible thanks to the latest competition from Just Landlords.   The specialist Landlord Insurance provider has launched its Christmas competition alongside Shelter to help prevent homelessness and give three lucky winners
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Insurers detect 2,500 fraudulent claims a week

14 September, 20160 Comments
The number of fraudulent insurance claims rose to 2,500 a week last year, according to industry figures. In total there were 130,000 fraudulent claims, up 6% on 2014, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said. Dishonest motor claims remained the most common crime, accounting for over half the total. But fraudulent claims for injury, supposedly
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What is the excess, if any, on your insurance policy for lost rent?

09 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii What is the excess, if any, on your insurance policy for lost rent? Samii says Feel free to read about our insurance policies here : If you would like to take an insurance policy on an existing tenanted property, then there is a 90 day excess. However, if you draw up a new
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Should I rent to family members?

15 April, 20160 Comments
Do you have a buy-to-let property but you’re wondering what to do with it? Has renting it out to your siblings crossed your mind but you’re still unsure? Well, as we all know it can sometimes be difficult renting to our relatives and the last thing you want is a family feud. Not only can
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The Times | Implications of not having Rent Guarantee Insurance

12 April, 20161 Comments
A Tenant Referencing UK landlord member has helpfully sent in this latest article from The Times: PORTFOLIO THERAPY: ‘My goal is to run a B&B in Majorca’. The reason the landlord sent this in is because of the advice that The Times ‘Experts’ have provided isn’t exactly the most proactive guidance. Best Practice for Landlords If The Price
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Are your tenants invalidating their home insurance and putting your property at risk?

05 April, 20160 Comments
Are you aware that millions of households across Britain could be invalidating their home insurance if they own a tumble dryer? Whirlpool, who own the Indesit, Hotpoint and Creda brands, are currently in the process of repairing or replacing 4.3 million potentially faulty machines after letters went out warning owners that their dryers could burst
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Ground-breaking flood insurance scheme launches

04 April, 20161 Comments
A new insurance scheme for home-owners has been launched today, aiming to lower insurance premiums for properties that are at high risk of flooding. Around 350,000 homes are expected to benefit from Flood Re, following 15,000 home-owners making insurance claims for storm and flood damage last winter. Costs will fall on ordinary policy-holders, paying on average an extra £10.50
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Evictions at all time high

Accelerated possessions at an all-time high

17 February, 20160 Comments
The latest figures from the Ministry of Justice show that evictions last year reached a record high of 42,728. Overall possession claims fell during the year to 148,043, however the number of accelerated possession cases continued their upward trend reaching 37,663 in 2015, up 4.5% on 2014 and up 10.5% on 2013. According to the
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400,000 landlords affected by property damage.

20 July, 20150 Comments
The latest research from National Landlords Association (NLA) has shown that a massive 400,000 (29%) landlords in the UK have had their property damaged by tenants in the last 12 months. It has also shown that on average; one in ten (8%) or approximately 120,000 landlords have had to make an insurance claim in the
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