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Absent homeowners and landlords urged to ensure their properties are covered

Absent homeowners and landlords urged to ensure their properties are covered

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2017 15:54 GMT

A specialist insurer is urging homeowners and landlords to check that their buildings insurance covers their property when it is unoccupied for a number of days. Richard Burgess, Director at Cover4LetProperty, says: “Many property owners - both owner occupiers and landlords – are unaware that their existing buildings insurance will have a clause relating to unoccupancy.

PRS rent rises due to increased taxation says landlords insurance survey

PRS rent rises due to increased taxation says landlords insurance survey

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2017 15:43 BST

New research has shown that almost a third (32.5%) of private rental sector (PRS) landlords who are planning to increase their rent in the next 12 months are doing so in order to keep up with increased tax liabilities and costs as a result legislation changes.

Meet the criteria for rent guarantee protection otherwise it could be worthless says landlord insurance specialist

Meet the criteria for rent guarantee protection otherwise it could be worthless says landlord insurance specialist

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2017 15:51 BST

With landlords’ profits being squeezed due to the phasing out of mortgage tax relief as well as other legislative changes, and falling rents, some landlords may be turning to rent guarantee insurance in bid to protect themselves against tenant arrears.

Long term lets no longer a trend says landlord insurance specialist

Long term lets no longer a trend says landlord insurance specialist

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 16:01 GMT

Updated data from landlord insurance specialist Cover4LetProperty reveals that the amount of private tenants who tend to stay for five years or more in the same property has decreased.

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Tenant homes improving? Number of private renters moving due to bad property condition reduces

Tenant homes improving? Number of private renters moving due to bad property condition reduces

News   •   May 24, 2017 09:44 BST

​Updated data* from landlord insurance specialists Cover4LetProperty reveals that 14% of private tenants have moved in the last five years due to the condition of their rental property (a decrease of 5% since June 2016).