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    Landlord insurance for maisonette

    Hi there,

    I am about to complete on purchase of a maisonette.

    I wonder if anyone can recommend a good and economical buildings insurance policy?

    I've looked online but they almost all start by saying they won't insure you if the property is empty. This place has been empty for about 6 months and I will need 3/4 weeks to do it up before letting, so it will be empty for about another month.

    Also, loads of the sites say they won't quote you unless you own the property which clearly until I exchange and complete (simultaneously) next week I won't but I need to be able to get the quotes now so I can put it on risk straightaway next week.

    Any advice or recommendations gratefully received.
    Regards,

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    Originally posted by investor68 View Post
    Hi there,

    I am about to complete on purchase of a maisonette.

    I wonder if anyone can recommend a good and economical buildings insurance policy?

    I've looked online but they almost all start by saying they won't insure you if the property is empty. This place has been empty for about 6 months and I will need 3/4 weeks to do it up before letting, so it will be empty for about another month.

    Also, loads of the sites say they won't quote you unless you own the property which clearly until I exchange and complete (simultaneously) next week I won't but I need to be able to get the quotes now so I can put it on risk straightaway next week.

    Any advice or recommendations gratefully received.
    Regards,
    Try Jardine Lloyd Thompson
    (telephone 0800-316 9842
    or fax 0121-626 7896
    or unoccupiedprop@jltgroup.com)

    OR Lansdown Insurance Brokers
    (telephone 01242-524498
    or fax 01242-221191
    or lansdowninsurance.com).
    JEFFREY SHAW, solicitor [and Topic Expert], Nether Edge Law*
    1. Public advice is believed accurate, but I accept no legal responsibility except to direct-paying private clients.
    2. Telephone advice: see http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=34638.
    3. For paid advice about conveyancing/leaseholds/L&T, contact me* and become a private client.
    4. *- Contact info: click on my name (blue-highlight link).

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