News

At Total Landlord Insurance we constantly strive to have our fingers on the pulse within the landlord insurance marketplace, reporting on news stories and developments from the world of buy to let cover.

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13th December 2016
A judge rejected a claim from a letting agent who tried to claim a £1,123 tenancy renewal fee from a landlord without carrying out any work. ... more »
12th December 2016
Buy to let is still reaching new highs but growing at a much slower rate, according to a new wide-ranging examination of the market. Despite record rents, more homes to rent and landlords holding property worth more than ever before, upcoming tax and mortgage availability changes are cooling the private... ... more »
5th December 2016
Banks and building societies are refusing to lend money to landlords trying to mortgage new build homes with automatic ground rent rises written into lease agreements. The properties are almost impossible to sell or finance because the terms of the lease allow freeholders to put the ground rents up to... ... more »
1st December 2016
Renters leaving a buy to let home early are still responsible for paying council tax up to the end of their tenancy agreements, a court has ruled. The Appeal Court decision follows a tenacious fight by Leeds City Council to make a landlord pay the council tax on five empty... ... more »
25th November 2016
Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is set to rise again by 2% to a new high of 12%, Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced in the Autumn Statement. ... more »