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12
May
2015

How to Add Value to Your Property

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Before placing your home on the market, you should first consider some of the ways you can increase its value. Many people believe the only way you can do this is through costly extensions or other major renovations, but even simple steps can have a significant effect. Here are three areas you should focus on. Kitchen Most buyers consider the…

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12
May
2015

True monthly home insurance beats Direct Debit

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THE Financial Conduct Authority has found people who buy home insurance using direct debit can pay up to as much as 75% extra in interest charges. The Property Insurer says true monthly home insurance policies can beat this extra charge and deliver flexibility whilst keeping cash in your pocket.   With more than half of all households paying for their…

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11
May
2015

Landlords Insurance – why cheapest is best

  • Jason McClean
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    SOME brokers will tell you that the cheapest Landlord Insurance policy isn’t always best. Here at The Property Insurer we disagree, not only is it best but it is sometimes necessary to ensure you make a profit on the let property – providing you get the cover you want and need.   Yes, the very cheapest policy with…

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08
May
2015

Unoccupied Insurance does not have to cost more

  • Jason McClean
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IF you have an empty property, by reading this article you will have a deeper understanding of why Unoccupied Insurance does not need to cost you extra.   You can inherit a property and it is empty while under probate. You may have a flat or house in the city that you use through the week but is empty at…

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07
May
2015

How I saved 30% on my Landlord Insurance

  • Jason McClean
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I SAVED 30% on my annual Landlord Insurance by using The Property Insurer. This is a true story and happened just before my renewal date of April 13th 2015. If you follow the same steps then you could save money as well, I am confident of that.   The reason I got involved with The Property Insurer was because I…

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06
May
2015

Property Geek Landlord Insurance

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PROPERTY GEEK, the leading UK property podcast and investment advice website, has partnered with The Property Insurer to offer low cost and superbly specified policies for landlords. Landlords can get quotes online in minutes and buy instantly any time of the day. And the prices come with a GUARANTEE to beat your renewal or any other UK price on a…

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06
May
2015

Calling the election – which party is best for the property market?

  • Jason McClean
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OVER the last few days we have picked out the policies of the main parties towards housing and what impact that might have on home insurance. Now with a day to go, it is time to summarize and give our opinion on what may be the best outcome, from a property insurance point of view, of the 2015 UK General…

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05
May
2015

UKIP’s Housing Policies for 2015 General Election

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SO if UKIP gets significant influence in the next Government, what is its stance on housing and what does that mean for property insurance? With days to go, this is our brief summary.   UKIP is unlikely to win the election but if it wins 10+ seats it could prove critical in a coalition, similar to the Liberal Democrats over…

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01
May
2015

Pre-Election 2015 the Liberal Democrats and Housing

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IT’S the turn of the Liberal Democrats to go under the microscope for their housing policies, ahead of the 2015 General Election. What do these policies mean for housing and property insurance?   1: Increase house building to 300,000 a year.   Only the Green Party with its pledge to build 500,000 homes per year is proposing more house building.…

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30
Apr
2015

Pre-Election 2015, The Labour Party and Housing

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THE 2015 General Election is only days away, so we continue our series on looking at what housing policies the main parties are proposing and what they may mean for property owners, investors and insurers.   The Labour Party has four main policy promises that we can look at here.   1: Get 200,000 homes built a year by 2020.…

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