Archives for Landlord Insurance

House in Flats Insurance – Landlords & Property Owners

Going back as far as the 1960’s and beyond, large residential properties had been converted by investors or traditional Landlords into ‘flats’ or ‘bedsits’ across Ireland’s cities and towns. Many of these properties which had already been in multiple residential units (tenement or other) prior to the passing of the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act 1963, were exempted from having to comply with these new planning regulations, hence the term now used, ‘pre-63’ buildings. Successive ‘Housing Standards’ regulations have been passed and subsequently implemented in the main across the country, thereafter being policed by local authorities and city councils
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Commercial Property Insurance – What Cover Do I Need?

Are you a Landlord of a Commercially Let property? Commercial property insurance helps businesses pay for repair or replace property that was damaged by a fire, storm, or other event covered by the policy. It also pays to replace stolen or lost property. You can buy a single policy to cover a business with more than one location, unless the locations have different functions and risk profiles. For instance, you might have an administrative office at one location and a factory at another. If your business has operations at multiple locations, you may need separate policies. If you rent or
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5 Ways to Protect your Vacant Property during the Winter Weather ahead

  Leaving a property vacant over the winter period can often cause stress or anxiety. We can help by sharing these five essential steps for safeguarding your property: Gully’s & Gutters – Check them for damage, leaks, fallen leaves and that they are clear of all blockages and/or vegetation that could affect its strength. Clean the gutters and check these are directed away from the house to ensure rain and snow can drain away freely. If there are any gutters currently hanging or dislodged, get them re-attached asap. Pipes – Ensure all mains services are disconnected and all water pipes
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