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TLA Landlord Insurance Guide (2)

Landlord insurance is not compulsory – think of it as bulked-up home insurance to cover extra perils such as non-payment of rent or damage by tenants – but it can be very costly to go without it if disaster strikes. Our tips help you...

Tax Relief Changes Come Into Play In April – This Is What You Need To Know

Under new rules being phased in by April 2020, landlords will progressively lose valuable tax relief on their buy-to-let mortgage costs. We explain what the changes mean for you. What is buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief? Since April 2017, the way landlords have to declare...

Tenants Unaware They Can Switch Energy Suppliers

A study by Migrate discovered as many as one in 10 renters had been banned from changing provider, despite the fact doing so could save them as much as £300 a year. Now the auto-switching service is reminding tenants, if they are responsible for their...

Rules & Constitution for The Landlord Association

The Rules and Constitution of The Landlord Association.

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Membership User/Member numbers as of: 12/02/2020. Courtesy of Chairman, Mr DT Evans.

Tax issues for landlords with multiple properties

Buy-to-let landlords have been at the receiving end of several changes to the housing market in recent years. Introduced under former Chancellor George Osborne, the tax and regulatory reforms were part of a shake-up announced in his Autumn Statement 2015 and have hit landlords particularly...

TLA Landlord Insurance Guide (pt I)

Work out what cover you need Your sums insured are the values of what you need your policy to cover. The main sums insured you need to calculate are your buildings, contents and property owners' liability: Buildings: You should give your insurer the rebuild value of...

TLA Mortgages & Finance Guide

When you buy a property as an investment, you won't be able to fund your purchase with a normal residential mortgage. Instead, you'll need a specialist buy-to-let mortgage. The good news is that there are lots of deals out there, whether you're a first-time...

Uinsure receive 5star Defaqto rating

Uinsure has been awarded a Defaqto Five Star rating for the seventh consecutive year. The provider’s home insurance product has been given Defaqto’s highest possible rating since 2014, with its buy-to-let/landlord Insurance product having done the same since 2015. In addition to its Defaqto Five Star...

In the Event of Disaster: 5 Areas Covered by Landlord Insurance

Those who want to start renting out homes or who want to purchase a small duplex or apartment building to lease to tenants will want to ensure they do not have any issues that will cause their income to disappear. One of the best...

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