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Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

Confusing" Stamp Duty advice to be updated
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
The Government is set to update its guidance on the higher rate of Stamp Duty, which has been branded so confusing that solicitors and estate agents have been caught out. Since the additional 3 per cent surcharge was first levied on second homes in ...



Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

​UK property prices soared in 2017
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
UK property prices rose by 5.2 per cent in the 12 months to December 2017, up from 5 per cent the previous month, taking the average value to £226,756, according to data from the Land Registry. In England prices rose by 5 per cent year on year taking ...

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Should landlords permit pets in rented homes?
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
Calls for tenants to be allowed to keep a dog or a cat in their rented homes have received a sceptical response from landlord bodies. A Labour party pledge to introduce legislation allowing renters to have a pet by default, providing they do not cause ...

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Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

A landlord love story
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
Here at Simple we've seen a lot of landlords in love. In fact we've found that around 21% of landlords become landlords by accident when they move in with a partner. We've also seen lots of investment businesses run by couple-teams, and lots of ...

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Landlords reminded to serve gas safety certificates
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
Landlords must serve a copy of a valid gas safety certificate at the start of a tenancy, or they risk being unable to serve a Section 21 notice of possession. The reminder comes after a case that was heard at Central London County court earlier this ...



Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

Good news for landlords as base rate stays the same
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
Landlords received positive news when the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to keep its base rate at the current level of 0.5 per cent. Buy-to let-landlords, especially those on tracker rate products, have historically ...



Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

The Simple Guide to resoultions
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
As January slips away, lots of New Year's Resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. But for today's landlords adapting to changes in the market and getting into good habits could really mean the difference between profit and loss in 2018. So we ...

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The National

TSB now refuses to sell insurance to customers in Scotland after law change
The National
"We would like to reassure any customers who already have TSB landlord insurance in place for properties in Scotland that policies will continue and claims will be honoured under these policies, regardless of the length of any tenancy agreements.” More ...



Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)

Landlords looking to expand buy-to-let portfolios this year
Simple Landlords Insurance (press release) (blog)
A new survey shows that 44 per cent of UK landlords still want to invest in buy-to-let property and are looking to expand their portfolios before the middle of 2018. When asked what types of property they intended to purchase as part of their expansion ...

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