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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5th May 2017
The great buy to let boom may be over as measures to cool the market begin to bite. The government and Bank of England have set tax and mortgage changes going that have seen landlord borrowing slump by 20% in 12 months. ... more »
2nd May 2017
Bad landlords and letting agents convicted of exploiting tenants in London face public naming and shaming online. The city’s mayor Sadiq Khan will start the campaign to improve housing standards with an online database allowing tenants to check out their new landlords. ... more »
24th April 2017
Buy to let tenants would rather pay a professional to repair damage to their rented home or keep quiet and hope the landlord does not ask them for any money, says new research. The survey gives landlords an interesting insight to how tenants would deal with damage they may have... ... more »
21st April 2017
Company landlords are changing the buy to let landscape with new promises of long lets to tenants. Their impact on buy to let should not be underestimated as one leading letting agent reckons one in five homes to rent are owned by corporate landlords – a 6% increase in a... ... more »
19th April 2017
Bad landlords can expect fines of up to £30,000 for breaking housing law or making tenants live in poor rented homes. The new rules started from April 6 are aimed at giving local councils the powers to deal with bad landlords who repeatedly treat tenants poorly. ... more »