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In our Landlord Hub, you’ll find the latest property news, expert views, and useful guides and tools.

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The emerging landlord: Property investment is changing

At Simple Landlords Insurance, we wanted to find out more about landlords, and how they’re coping with all the changes in the market - from Capital Gains Tax to Stamp Duty, Section 24 to Right to Rent, tenant deposit caps to the social housing crisis, licensing changes to Brexit.

We wanted to know if and how all of this has changed the appetite for investment, investment strategies, returns, attitudes to risk and opportunity, and of course from our own perspective - insurance needs.

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Guides: Keeping you ahead of the game

  • Tuesday 13 March 2018

    The Simple guide to the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

    The new Minimum Energy Efficiency Regulations are due to come into force on 1 April 2018.  Landlords in England and Wales won’t be able to sign new tenancy agreements on properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G. That includes signing new agreements with existing tenants. 

  • Thursday 25 January 2018

    The Simple Guide to resoultions

    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.

  • Thursday 04 January 2018

    The Simple Guide to refurbs

    Are you thinking about taking on a fixer-upper as an investment? Maybe you’re doing a refurbishment of an existing buy-to-let property? What do you need to think about? Where do you start? And how do you keep to time and budget? Here’s our Simple guide to get you going – in 7 easy steps. 

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    Informative guides to help landlords with everything they need to know.

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Expert advice for your property over the festive season

  • Friday 03 November 2017

    The Simple Landlords guide to Christmas

    Christmas may be the season to be jolly - but it’s also the season for holiday visits and unoccupied properties, and lots of conveniently boxed-up goodies under twinkly trees.

  • Tuesday 31 October 2017

    The Simple Landlords guide to Snow, Ice and Hail

    Most landlords probably aren’t dreaming of a White Christmas. While snow can be very pretty, it’s also very wet, cold, and heavy - and that’s not always good news for properties!

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    Informative guides to help landlords get through the harsh winter season.

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Blog: Advice and tips from our resident experts

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    Thursday 17 May 2018

    Should You Convert a Commercial Property into Residential?

    By Carl Agar

    Altering a commercial property - such as a former office, a shop with flat above, a pub or even an old library - into a residential property, may sound ambitious, especially if you’ve never done it before. But this has proved a popular property investment strategy for many savvy investors for some time now

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    Monday 23 April 2018

    Build-to-rent: the saviour of UK housing?

    By Carl Agar

    Build-to-rent, an approach that has worked on the continent for years (at least France and Germany), looks set to revolutionise Britain’s housing sector. Predicting a shortfall of 1.8million rental homes by 2025, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), announced last year that the UK was on the verge of a rental crisis.  

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