Can you insure a derelict building?

One of the most important things to keep in mind when it comes to your property is how you’re going to keep it safe, and an insurance policy is one of the best ways to go about it. If you’ve got your eye on a vacant, run-down commercial property and have got some big ideas… Read more

Latent defects insurance: What you need to know

When completing a new build or a conversion on an existing property, structural defects can be present that don’t actually show themselves for months or years, until after the project is complete. These repairs can be disruptive and costly without the necessary protection in place. This is where latent defects insurance comes in. What is… Read more

What you need to think about before becoming a landlord

With the UK’s rental market at its highest level since before the 2008 financial crisis, it’s a great time to become a landlord if you have the resources to invest and are looking for better returns than you’ll get in a savings account. However, there’s a lot of work – and risk – that goes… Read more

What is vacant property insurance and what does it cover?

The number of unoccupied properties is on the rise in the UK with more than a quarter (27%) left vacant for longer periods while pending a sale. According to research published by Property Reporter, 56% of insurance premiums are now for covering unoccupied properties for between 3-6 months. While your home and contents insurance can… Read more

What type of landlord insurance should you definitely get?

Rental properties remain a great investment. With limited housing stock available and high prices keeping many first time buyers off the housing ladder, owning rental properties is a sure way to generate an ROI on your investment. There is also risk involved with rental properties when it comes to the property and the contents. As… Read more