07
Oct 2013

Revealed: when tenants search for a home

by James Davis
So you’ve just put your property on the market, but when will people be enquiring and asking to come for viewings? Read more >
18
Sep 2013

Top Tips for New Landlords

by Eddie Hooker
High deposits and difficulties securing mortgages have resulted in a rise in ‘accidental landlords’, who, unable to sell or secure a decent price in the current climate, have decided to rent out their property instead. Combined with the effects of the continuing buy-to-let property boom, an increasing number of people... Read more >
13
Sep 2013

Supporting Our Customers during Fire Brigade Strike Action

by Naomi Di Scala
With pressing threats of strike action from fire-fighters, it is imperative that even greater precautions are taken by landlord and property investors to preserve their investments by reviewing fire safety routines and encouraging tenants to take precautions. Read more >
12
Sep 2013

Housing Minister, Mark Prisk, delivers encouraging words at RESI 2013 says Total Landlord Insurance

by Eddie Hooker
Speaking at RESI2013 in Wales, Mark Prisk, Housing Minister, stated that Britain's housing crisis could only be solved by combining strategies on home ownership, social housing and the private rented sector. Read more >
09
Sep 2013

Students, are your belongings safe?

by Eddie Hooker
The alarming reality is that one-third of students become victims of crime, most frequently theft and burglary; and over half of the students falling prey to these offences are not insured. Read more >
29
Aug 2013

Our regulator has changed

by Eddie Hooker
We are writing to keep you up-to-date with changes in the way financial services are regulated. From 1 April 2013, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), which previously regulated financial services in the UK, was replaced by two new regulators as part of major reforms to UK financial regulation. Read more >
20
Aug 2013

Total Landlord Insurance Launch Tenants Contents Cover

by Eddie Hooker
Total Landlord Insurance is expanding their product range to offer tenants contents cover for the first time. They are also appealing to their landlords with the opportunity to benefit from ensuring their tenants’ contents are adequately covered. Read more >
19
Aug 2013

Landlords: Learn How to Make Your Property More Energy Efficient

by Eddie Hooker
Whilst the recent UK summer has been a little unpredictable, for the majority of the season we’ve been extremely lucky to enjoy long hours of sunshine as well as tropical temperatures – saving us lots of money in terms of energy bills. Yet as we prepare to move into Autumn,... Read more >
09
Aug 2013

Check Your Landlord Insurance Renewal This Summer

by Eddie Hooker
This summer, there might be quite a lot on your mind (mainly where to plan your next holiday or whether this good weather will continue) but if you’re a landlord, then Total Landlord Insurance advises you make insurance renewal your top priority. Read more >
25
Jul 2013

Advice for landlords as hot weather sees spate of opportunistic thefts

by Eddie Hooker
The sun has not stopped shining and the windows have never been closed. As police departments across the country report an increase of opportunistic thefts as a result of the hot weather, We are reminding landlords and their tenants not be complacent and forget key security measures which could put... Read more >
12
Jul 2013

Totallandlord Magazine

by Total Landlord Insurance
Total Landlord Insurance is pleased to announce the launch of our new digital magazine, totallandlord magazine, complimentary to those in the buy-to-let and landlord market. Read more >
20
Jun 2013

The difference between a bedsit and an HMO

by Eddie Hooker
For many new landlords, getting started in the industry involves finding out a lot of facts they might not previously have known. Read more >
30
May 2013

Number of accidental landlords increasing

by Eddie Hooker
Research suggests that the number of first time landlords as well as those turning to renting out their property has increased this year. Read more >
16
May 2013

Do you check immigration status?

by Eddie Hooker
New legislation proposed in last week’s Queen Speech put onus on private landlords to check immigration status of tenants. Read more >
15
May 2013

Your Tenants: Noisy Neighbours

by Sarah Male
I received an email from one of my tenants about a month ago; the property she rents from me is a ground floor Victorian conversion flat in South West London. The email she sent is as follows: Read more >