Category Archives: Landlord Insurance

Buying in America

Five years ago is when the economic crisis started. This was down to the property market in America after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac spent years accumulating assets that were worthless. As a result of this, no one has wanted to touch the American housing market including us here in the UK but there are […]

Long Tenancies

The length of tenancies in the UK is changing. The majority of the time landlords offer shorter tenancies that are on a rolling contract. This means that is down to the tenants how long they wish to stay in the property. However, statistics show that 86 per cent of tenancies now last over two years […]

Tenant References

When choosing the right tenant for your property there is nothing more valuable than a reference. Not only do landlords like them, landlord insurance providers like them too. This is because they have proof of a good history as a tenant. This means the chances of them carrying on being a good tenant is very […]

Letting Studio Flats

When starting out as a landlord, one of the best property types to buy is probably a studio flat. This is because they are cheap to buy and maintain. This means that once you start letting it out you can quickly build up your portfolio and generate even more income. However, insuring this income is […]

Doing it Alone

During the economic climate one of the safest investments has been in property and many people have turned to this as a solution for generating extra income and protecting their money. A mistake that many make is going straight to a letting agent. Many choose an agent to prevent void periods right from the start. […]

Communal Areas – Added Bonus or Extra Headache?

When it comes to signing a new tenancy, it is the little extra’s that are appealing to new tenants often securing you at least a year’s worth of income. These extras could be having access to a swimming pool, a garden or possibly a gym in communal areas. These are great for enticing new tenants […]