Any companies currently offering landlords insurance?

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    Any companies currently offering landlords insurance?

    Bad timing to be starting an AST I know, but I went through all the major search engines and could find absolutely no policies available. Does anyone know of any companies/brokers offering policies?

    For buildings insurance?
    There is a fine line between irony and stupidity. If I say something absurd please assume that I am being facetious.


      Ordinary AST, not HMO? Buildings, contents, public liability, rent protection - which please?
      I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...


        i think he must mean rent guarantee cover.....


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            by AndrewDod
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            I would be interested in your view on the following

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            There is the following condition in their 'statement of fact':
            11-07-2020, 11:59 AM
          • Reply to Rent Guarantee Insurance
            by Section20z
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            by AndrewDod
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            11-07-2020, 17:56 PM
          • Reply to Rent Guarantee Insurance
            by Beswick
            Contact an insurance broker and get their opinion. They should be quite knowledgeable, plus you've got the backup of their professional indemnity insurance and the Ombudsman if they sell you a policy that doesn't suit your needs.
            11-07-2020, 12:54 PM
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            by DPT57
            I think its one of the reasons why no experienced landlord I know takes out rent guarantee insurance
            11-07-2020, 12:42 PM
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            by Stacker
            If the company is the freeholder called the principal and the directors called its agents. Could an insurance broker be called an agent of the company also and would the insurance broker owe fiduciary duties to the company?
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          • Reply to Insurance premiums going through the roof
            by Section20z

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