17
Jan 2018

Total Landlord Insurance Brand Ambassador Paul Shamplina’s tips for 2018 and beyond

by Paul Shamplina
2017 may already be a distant memory, but for landlords the key changes introduced last year will have an impact in 2018 and beyond. 2017 will go down in history as the year which saw a record number of consultations relating to the private rental sector, and with 2018 already... Read more >
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 >
24
Nov 2017

Succeeding at self-management

by Upad Ltd
Our guest blog from Upad explores the pros and cons of self-management and what it takes to succeed as a self-managed landlord. 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 >
29
Sep 2017

Top tips to minimise damage to your student property

by Chris Rowell
While the stereotypical student digs may conjure up visions of bedrooms littered with dirty dishes and carpets pock-marked with cigarette burns, student expectations for high quality accommodation are rising. 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 >
07
Sep 2017

5 Things Students Look for in Their Accommodation

by Alec McKenzie
Many factors tie into a student’s choice of accommodation, and each student’s needs vary, so it’s important that your offering covers the main bases of what the typical student looks for on their house-hunt. 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 >
25
May 2017

Are HMOs the way forward?

by Paul Shamplina
These recent changes to government policy have put the spotlight on the buy-to-let market and forced landlords to act quickly to mitigate any negative effects on their income. While some have had to seriously consider their future position in the private rented sector, i.e. selling-up altogether, others want to retain... Read more >