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 >
02
May 2013

Sunderland Landlords In Effort To Raise Standards

by Eddie Hooker
Sunderland City Council is working in partnership with private landlords to raise standards for tenants living in rented accommodation. Read more >
02
May 2013

Oldbury Landlord Hit With Record Fine

by Naomi Di Scala
A landlord whose eight blocks of flats, were called “disgusting” by a magistrate has been fined £45,900. Read more >
24
Apr 2013

Prudential Invests in Private Property Market

by Eddie Hooker
In a sign that major investors believe that the private rental market will show little sign of weakening, Prudential’s property arm has announced it has invested in homes in London and the South East. Read more >
15
Apr 2013

How to deal with rent arrears

by Eddie Hooker
For a private landlord this can mean the added pressures of rent arrears, court proceedings and ultimately evictions and unoccupied properties. Read more >
09
Apr 2013

Banks u-turn on landlords at risk

by Eddie Hooker
The forbidding of new mortgages for landlords letting to tenants on benefits by Nationwide and Lloyds bank has long been a scandal. Read more >
08
Apr 2013

Landlords make your small property appear larger!

by Sarah Male
We all know that when it comes to renting property size matters so if your property is on the petite side ensure you make the most of what space you do have with our top tips. Taking the time to spend a little effort maximising space and creating a spacious... Read more >
08
Apr 2013

New tax year is a chance for landlords to make buy-to-let less taxing

by Total Landlord Insurance
With a new tax year commencing, and repeat warnings that HMRC are cracking down on tax evasion amongst residential landlords. Read more >
27
Mar 2013

Buy-to-Let Landlords Excluded From Budget Bonus

by Eddie Hooker
An opportunity to help private landlords was missed in this budget. Read more >