Rent Guarantee Insurance GUIDE

Rent guarantee insurance, also known as tenant default insurance, is a common landlord insurance add-on which can protect you from the serious financial implications of defaulting tenants. Rent guarantee insurance is a type of landlord insurance which could cover your rental income, should your tenants be unable...

What Is Landlord Boiler Cover?

If you're a landlord and wondering whether you need landlord boiler cover, or if it's even worth it, we're here to help make up your mind. Taking out landlord boiler cover is essential to make sure your tenants stay warm and cosy and avoid...

TLA Landlord Survey Q2, 2020 (TLALS)

Introduction and main findings The 2019-20 TLA Landlord Survey (TLALS) is a survey of landlords and letting agents who own and/or manage privately rented properties in England. The aim of the TLALS is to provide understanding of the characteristics and experiences of landlords and...

Tenant Vandalism Guide – Your Landlord Insurance Should Cover It

Vandalism is the cause of a third (32%) of malicious damage claims to landlord’s properties, an analysis by Direct Line for Business has found (Survey of TLA Members January 2020) Police forces across England and Wales investigate 283 incidents of criminal damage to properties every...

Thousands of renters could be evicted in June. Will the government protect them?

When the lockdown ends what will happen to tenants? Almost nine million households, more than a third of all families in Britain, rent from a private landlord, a council or a housing association. Because of coronavirus, many are now in financial need. Nearly two million claims...

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...

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...
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