07
Jan 2015

Top 10 buy-to-let hot spots by rental yield

by Total Landlord Insurance
Southampton offers the highest percentage rental yield (8.73 pc) within the UK according to new research conducted by HSBC. This yield is produced by calculating a year’s rental income as a percentage of how much the property cost. Read more >
15
Dec 2014

House price growth spreads throughout the UK with majority of cities all showing annual increases

by Total Landlord Insurance
This month’s infographic takes a look at the UK’s housing market and identifies the top 10 cities that have shown increases year on year (YoY). It may be no surprise to see that London has had the biggest increase since last year with a rise of over 17%. This shows... Read more >
24
Nov 2014

Winter freeze or flood! The two F’s of British Winters!

by Naomi Di Scala
Winter has arrived. Will we start the season with a white Christmas or will we be hit with three months of windy and wet storms? Read more >
24
Nov 2014

The 10 most affordable places to buy a home in the UK

by Total Landlord Insurance
Following on from last month’s most unaffordable UK homes blog, this month we are looking at the top 10 most affordable areas in the UK when compared to average salaries. Stirling, Scotland was top of the country with average house prices costing just 3.3 times their average salary (£132,734). Read more >
10
Nov 2014

The 10 most unaffordable places to buy a home in the UK

by Total Landlord Insurance
This infographic represents the top 10 average house prices against the average salary within that particular area. Interestingly, all of the entries are predominantly southern regions where house prices are known to be higher on an average basis. Read more >
29
Sep 2014

The top UK postcodes

by Total Landlord Insurance
According to research across more than 2,600 postcodes within the UK, Sheffield City centre (11.06pc) offers buy-to-let investors the best return on investment. Read more >
24
Sep 2014

The clock is ticking for letting and managing property agents to join redress scheme

by Total Landlord Insurance
Time is running out for letting and managing agents to comply with the law and sign up to a redress scheme for dealing with complaints from landlords or tenants. Read more >
15
Sep 2014

Press Release: IIC Award for outstanding customer service (Total Landlord Insurance)

by Total Landlord Insurance
Total Landlord Insurance has been awarded the prestigious Investor in Customers (IIC) award. Read more >
06
Aug 2014

Students make reliable tenants

by Total Landlord Insurance
Contrary to popular belief that student tenants are a risky group to rent your property to. Students do in fact make extremely reliable tenants despite Landlords’ concerns that they may cause the most issues. Read more >
18
Jun 2014

Is it Worth Dressing an Unfurnished Property for Prospective Tenants

by James Davis
If you browse through the listings on Rightmove it's not difficult to find plenty of rental properties that aren't being shown in their best light. Read more >
10
Jun 2014

Government launches checklist for renting in England

by Total Landlord Insurance
As part of the government’s approach to improving standards within the private rented housing sector, the Department for Communities and Local Government has released a comprehensive checklist for tenants who are about to enter into an assured shorthold tenancy. Read more >
02
Apr 2014

A Finalist for Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards

by Total Landlord Insurance
A Finalist for Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards Read more >
26
Feb 2014

Tax tips for 'Wear and Tear' Allowance

by Amer Siddiq
The ‘wear and tear’ allowance can only be claimed on rental property let furnished when it includes such items as a cooker, fridge, sofa, etc. Read more >
23
Jan 2014

4 Million Pounds Government Campaign Targeting Rouge Landlords

by Eddie Hooker
The government are targeting rogue landlords, with a £4 million boost for councils across the country in a bid for better living conditions for tenants. Read more >
05
Dec 2013

Total Landlord Insurance launch 12 days of Christmas

by Total Landlord Insurance
To celebrate the lead up to Christmas, Total Landlord Insurance is launching an exclusive "12 days of Christmas" promotion. Read more >