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12
Apr 2018

Friday 13th – Accidental damage…unlucky for some

by Total Landlord Insurance
It's Friday 13th, and whether you are superstitious or not, we all know that accidents can and do happen! In 2017, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance paid on average £759 for accidental damage claims, reminding landlords of the importance of having insurance cover and ensuring it is up to date.... Read more >
11
Apr 2018

Minimum energy efficiency standards are changing. Are you switched on?

by Total Landlord Insurance
New minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) are coming into force in England and Wales from 1st April 2018. Read more >
26
Mar 2018

How to prevent your tenant falling into arrears and what to do if it happens anyway

by Total Landlord Insurance
Find out what landlords can do to prevent their tenants falling into arrears in the first place, and how they can minimise the damage to both their wallet and their stress levels should their tenant fall behind with the rent. Read more >
26
Mar 2018

No fault Section 21: A red herring?

by Total Landlord Insurance
No fault evictions which allow private landlords to evict tenants, seemingly without any reason under Section 21, have come under the spotlight. Read more >
26
Feb 2018

Beyond compliance – how to be a model landlord

by Total Landlord Insurance
With a raft of new laws coming into force and pressure from multiple changes in the private rental sector, landlords in Britain can be forgiven for feeling assailed from all angles in recent times. As some consider selling up due to additional costs, those who choose to stay in the... Read more >
07
Feb 2018

Which is the best landlord insurance cover for me?

by Total Landlord Insurance
Insurance can be confusing and landlord insurance is no exception – how do you work out which landlord insurance is best for your needs? In our guide to landlord insurance cover, we give you an overview of the different features of landlord insurance so you can identify the best landlord... Read more >
15
Jan 2018

Launch of rogue landlord database is good news for the private rental sector

by Total Landlord Insurance
Dubbed an online ‘name and shame’ database, the launch in London last month of the first rogue landlord and agent checker in the country represents a significant step forwards in raising standards in the private rental sector by protecting people privately renting homes in the capital, an issue which Total... Read more >
04
Jan 2018

The 3 most common winter insurance claims for landlords

by Total Landlord Insurance
With one of Britain’s coldest winters well underway, we have witnessed temperatures drop, bringing harsh frosts, bitterly cold winds and widespread snow. At Total Landlord Insurance, we know that winter can be a challenging season for landlords as properties are at risk of damage following the cold temperatures and bad... Read more >
18
Dec 2017

Top tips for a harmonious holiday season

by Total Landlord Insurance
As we wind down for the Christmas break, it is worth taking a few steps to avoid festive fallouts with your tenant over the holiday season. This special time of year brings with it additional hazards, but with a little forward planning you can do much to reduce the risks... Read more >
24
Nov 2017

Top tips for tenants this winter

by Total Landlord Insurance
As the landlord, responsibility for maintaining your rental property sits with you; but well-informed tenants can help you protect your property against the perils posed by winter. Read more >
22
Nov 2017

The Autumn Budget 2017 statement and what this means for the housing market

by Total Landlord Insurance
Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget Statement on the 22 November outlining a number of key points affecting the housing marketing. Read more >
16
Oct 2017

Tighter regulation for the private rental sector

by Total Landlord Insurance
Landlords and letting agents will in future face tougher regulation after the government made a surprise U-turn to rein in the rogues at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this month. Read more >
13
Oct 2017

Total Landlord Insurance wins “Best Landlord Insurance Provider”

by Total Landlord Insurance
Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance has won ‘Best Landlord Insurance Provider’ at the Insurance Choice Awards against some of their largest industry competitors, including Direct Line for Business and Simple Landlords Insurance. Read more >
19
Sep 2017

Subsidence – what you need to know to ensure you are on safe ground

by Total Landlord Insurance
Subsidence refers to the downward movement of the building’s foundations that is not caused by the weight of the building but rather by movement of the soil beneath the building’s foundations. Read more >
18
Sep 2017

Total Landlord Insurance are through to the final

by Total Landlord Insurance
We are thrilled to announce that Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named a finalist in the Insurance Choice Awards 2017 category of "Best Landlord Insurance Provider". Read more >