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15
Jan 2018

Launch of rogue landlord database is good news for the private rental sector

by Total Landlord Insurance
Dubbed an online ‘name and shame’ database, the launch in London last month of the first rogue landlord and agent checker in the country represents a significant step forwards in raising standards in the private rental sector by protecting people privately renting homes in the capital, an issue which Total... Read more >
04
Jan 2018

The 3 most common winter insurance claims for landlords

by Total Landlord Insurance
With one of Britain’s coldest winters well underway, we have witnessed temperatures drop, bringing harsh frosts, bitterly cold winds and widespread snow. At Total Landlord Insurance, we know that winter can be a challenging season for landlords as properties are at risk of damage following the cold temperatures and bad... Read more >
18
Dec 2017

Top tips for a harmonious holiday season

by Total Landlord Insurance
As we wind down for the Christmas break, it is worth taking a few steps to avoid festive fallouts with your tenant over the holiday season. This special time of year brings with it additional hazards, but with a little forward planning you can do much to reduce the risks... Read more >
24
Nov 2017

Top tips for tenants this winter

by Total Landlord Insurance
As the landlord, responsibility for maintaining your rental property sits with you; but well-informed tenants can help you protect your property against the perils posed by winter. Read more >
22
Nov 2017

The Autumn Budget 2017 statement and what this means for the housing market

by Total Landlord Insurance
Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget Statement on the 22 November outlining a number of key points affecting the housing marketing. Read more >
16
Oct 2017

Tighter regulation for the private rental sector

by Total Landlord Insurance
Landlords and letting agents will in future face tougher regulation after the government made a surprise U-turn to rein in the rogues at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this month. Read more >
13
Oct 2017

Total Landlord Insurance wins “Best Landlord Insurance Provider”

by Total Landlord Insurance
Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance has won ‘Best Landlord Insurance Provider’ at the Insurance Choice Awards against some of their largest industry competitors, including Direct Line for Business and Simple Landlords Insurance. Read more >
19
Sep 2017

Subsidence – what you need to know to ensure you are on safe ground

by Total Landlord Insurance
Subsidence refers to the downward movement of the building’s foundations that is not caused by the weight of the building but rather by movement of the soil beneath the building’s foundations. Read more >
18
Sep 2017

Total Landlord Insurance are through to the final

by Total Landlord Insurance
We are thrilled to announce that Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named a finalist in the Insurance Choice Awards 2017 category of "Best Landlord Insurance Provider". Read more >
01
Sep 2017

Vote for Total Landlord Insurance as the “Best Landlord Insurance Provider”

by Total Landlord Insurance
Vote for Total Landlord Insurance as the “Best Landlord Insurance Provider” Read more >
13
Mar 2017

Hamilton Fraser announces launch of new website

by Total Landlord Insurance
Hamilton Fraser's redesigned website is now live and forms part of a larger initiative for the company to create an amalgamated hub for all its brands Read more >
10
Mar 2017

BBC investigation highlights discrimination from landlords

by Total Landlord Insurance
A recent episode of 'Drivetime with Eddie Nestor' on BBC Radio London saw Hamilton Fraser Brand Ambassador, Paul Shamplina, amongst others, discussing why housing benefits tenants are finding it challenging to rent a property in London - even falling second choice to tenants with pets. Read more >
06
Mar 2017

Infographic - Save money on your rental property

by Total Landlord Insurance
From the potential responsibility for some running costs to the price of repairs when something goes wrong with your property, read our top tips to reduce outgoings for you and your tenant. Read more >
27
Feb 2017

Careless tenants leave the tap on causing spike in accidental damage claims

by Total Landlord Insurance
Over the last few months our Total Landlord Insurance claims team has witnessed an increase in accidental damage claims. Accidental damage is damage that occurs suddenly due to an unexpected and non-deliberate action. 12 per cent of claims in 2016 were as a result of accidental damage, a large proportion... Read more >
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 >