17
Feb 2017

Infographic - Renting to families

by Total Landlord Insurance
Tenants come in all shapes and sizes, from young professionals to parents with young children. The kind of occupant you want to attract will depend on your property and its location. Families often make attractive tenants, usually favouring long-term lets - here’s how to know if your property is suitable. Read more >
26
Jan 2017

Avoid the Voids

by Paul Shamplina
Historically, there were two key things that could cripple a landlord financially; rent arrears (where the tenant does not pay rent on time) and void periods (when a property is empty). Now however, there is also a third caveat that landlords need to take into consideration - cuts in mortgage... Read more >
19
Jan 2017

Paul Shamplina - Expert advice on tax

by Total Landlord Insurance
In our latest podcast episode of our ‘Landlords, Lettings and Deposits’ series, Paul Shamplina, Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser discusses with industry expert Eddie Hooker, CEO of Hamilton Fraser, about recent changes to tax regulation for landlords. Read more >
03
Jan 2017

New Year Cheer or Flooding Fear

by Total Landlord Insurance
Last month, hundreds of people had to be evacuated from their homes in an affluent part of North London after a burst water main caused severe flooding. Read more >
19
Dec 2016

Paul Shamplina Podcast - Year in review and predictions for 2017

by Total Landlord Insurance
Paul Shamplina, prominent industry expert with 25 years’ experience within the lettings industry and the founder and CEO of Hamilton Fraser, Eddie Hooker, provide us with a year in review of the sector and what they predict for 2017. Read more >
30
Nov 2016

Expert advice on Right to Rent

by Total Landlord Insurance
Paul Shamplina, Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser discusses the importance of Right to Rent ahead of the changes coming into force in the UK on the 1st of December 2016. Paul Shamplina provides vital information regarding your legal requirements as a landlord or letting agent. Read more >
16
Nov 2016

Paul Shamplina Podcast - Expert advice on choosing a good letting agent

by Total Landlord Insurance
Paul Shamplina, renown industry expert and Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser and Sean Hooker, Head of Redress for the Property Redress Scheme, talked about what landlords need to know, in order to choose a good letting agent in the third episode of the podcast series ‘Landlords, lettings and deposits –... Read more >
25
Oct 2016

Paul Shamplina - Expert advice on dealing with bad tenants

by Total Landlord Insurance
Paul Shamplina, Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser and Sean Hooker, Head of Redress for the Property Redress Scheme talk about what landlords and letting agents need to know about dealing with bad tenants in the second episode of the podcast series Landlords, lettings and deposits-expert advice from Hamilton Fraser. Read more >
13
Oct 2016

10 things to keep in mind before buying property post brexit

by Total Landlord Insurance
Don’t let the Brexit doom and gloom discourage you, Mark Lawrinson, Regional Director of Portico London estate agents reveals the key factors you need to consider to make a sound property investment this year. Read more >
28
Sep 2016

10 Ways to add value to your property

by Total Landlord Insurance
Home improvements are a great way of maximising the sale price of your property - but which projects will get you the best return on investment? Read more >
23
Sep 2016

The finer details of a C12 Gas Safety Certificate

by Total Landlord Insurance
This week marks the 6th annual Gas Safety Week – a campaign launched by the Gas Safety Register to highlight the dangers of inadequate checks and raise awareness around how to stay safe. Read more >
23
Sep 2016

Landlords - do you know where you stand on gas safety?

by Total Landlord Insurance
We thought Gas Safety Week would be a good time to remind landlords of their obligations when it comes to ensuring a safe environment for their tenants. Read more >
07
Sep 2016

Paul Shamplina joins forces with Hamilton Fraser

by Total Landlord Insurance
Paul Shamplina joins forces with Hamilton Fraser Read more >
02
Sep 2016

New increase of Insurance Premium Tax

by Total Landlord Insurance
No sooner had we got used to the increased IPT rate of 9.5%, up from the 6% introduced in 2011, do we find that it’s going up again, albeit by less than the 3% predicted. Read more >
25
Aug 2016

Infographic - burst pipes in summer

by Total Landlord Insurance
With temperatures rising each year, we're seeing more burst pipe claims than ever before. Read more >