Category: Landlords & Tenants

who pays for insurance on commercial property
Buildings and Contents insurance

Who Pays Building Insurance on Commercial Property?

Commercial property insurance can be a confusing concept for many. The property owner, any third parties or tenants, even an insurance broker, all fall under the various parameters of a building’s insurance. But at the end of the day, there is truly only one overseer and responsible party when it comes to arranging the buildings

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what insurance do you need as a landlord
Landlords & Tenants

What Insurance Do You Need as a Landlord?

As a landlord, are you asking yourself the question, “what type of insurance do I need?” There are many different types of landlord insurance and any landlord insurance policy can also be confusing since so many different variables of a policy respond to many different possible issues. There is buildings and contents insurance, accidental damages

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New Electrical Safety Rules For Landlords
Landlords & Tenants

New Electrical Safety Rules For Landlords

What Landlords Need To Know About The New Electrical Safety Rules The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 became law on June 1st 2020, but agents and landlords were given until 1st April 2021 to comply. With the impending date looming over us, we thought we’d write a guide that

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Landlords guide to private rented sector 2021
Indemnity Insurance

The Landlords Guide to the Private Rented Sector in 2021

With 10% of landlords planning to expand their portfolios and benefit from the Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday, Brexit looming on the imminent horizon and stamp duty surcharge set for a review in April! There are a number of key dates for 2021 that Landlords should be aware of;  1 January 2021 – Brexit: Whilst COVID-19

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Landlords and the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015

In an effort to reduce the risk of injury or death caused by smoke or carbon monoxide in the private rented sector, Parliament approved the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015, which went into force on 1st October 2015. The regulations require private rented sector landlords to ensure that there is at least

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Personal Lines Perspectives

Texting Raises Motor Premiums Motorists who are caught using their mobiles while driving face a 20 per cent increase to their motor insurance premiums. Millennials Forgoing Tenant Cover While millennials are more likely to rent, they are also more likely to ignore the security of tenant cover. 5 Things That Void Travel Cover On your

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Immigration Act 2014: Tenant Checks

Effective 1 December 2014, landlords in certain areas of England will be required to determine whether potential adult occupiers have the right to rent before letting a property to them. Landlords who fail to comply with the requirements of the Immigration Act 2014 will face fines up to £3,000. [idz_button url=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Immigration-Act-2014-Tenant-Checks.pdf” color=”green” size=”medium” type=”round” target=”_blank”]

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