About the author

Chris Rowell Photograph Chris Rowell, Business Development Executive, has been working for the Hamilton Fraser group, which includes well-known brands Total Landlord Insurance, mydeposits, the Property Redress Scheme and Client Money Protection, for over 12 years. He is Cert CII qualified and an established presenter at industry events on how to manage property risks.  Chris represents Total Landlord Insurance at exhibitions and landlord forums throughout the UK, connecting with landlords and property professionals, giving advice on all aspects buy-to-let. Give him a ring on 07983 150 433 or email Chris.Rowell@hamiltonfraser.co.uk.

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Sep 2017

Top tips to minimise damage to your student property

by Chris Rowell
While the stereotypical student digs may conjure up visions of bedrooms littered with dirty dishes and carpets pock-marked with cigarette burns, student expectations for high quality accommodation are rising. Read more >
Aug 2016

Having a Relaxing Holiday as a Landlord – 7 Top Tips

by Chris Rowell
The school holidays have started - time to escape the stress of work and relax. However, being a landlord means that it’s not possible to just pack a suitcase and leave. In order to make sure everything runs smoothly while you are away, here are a few easy tips to... Read more >
Jun 2016

Know your risk from rising groundwater levels

by Chris Rowell
It’s a wash out – many couples getting married this month will suffer from the bad weather and continuous rainfall. But the rain is dampening the spirits at bigger events like Royal Ascot and Glastonbury as well. What many people don’t know is that there actually is a British monsoon... Read more >
Jun 2016

Landlords are checking on their tenants online

by Chris Rowell
Some landlords have now taken to checking their prospective tenants on Social Media ahead of renting their property. Apart from proper tenant reference checks, i.e. Right to Rent, address, employer and financial history checks, landlords are conducting so-called ‘personality checks’ on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to ascertain what kind... Read more >
Jul 2015

Student Landlords: Key issues this summer

by Chris Rowell
For a landlord to students, the summer months often prove an additional challenge. Read more >