If you are a landlord who rents their property out, then you will know what impact damage caused by a storm, flood or other accident could have on your financial well-being. Having landlords insurance will ensure that your financial well-being isn’t at risk should your property be damaged. Trident insurance will work for you to find you the best deal on your landlords insurance.
Having buildings cover means that you if your property is damaged by fire or flood, the rebuilding cost is covered. This is recommended but it is your responsibility as a landlord to take out this level of cover for your property.
Just as if you were insuring your own home, you should make sure that the contents of your property are covered against damage, loss and theft. If you specify the value of contents that needs to be covered to us, we can make sure that you are sufficiently insured.
Loss of Rent Cover
If the income from rent is vital to your financial stability then you should take out loss of rent cover. With loss of rent cover, you will receive compensation if an insured event damages your property such that is becomes uninhabitable, a flood for example. Usually, you can choose to be covered for periods up to 12, 24 or 36 months at a time. It is important to select to be covered for a suitable amount of time otherwise you could stop being compensated before your property becomes habitable again. Taking out buildings cover only and not loss of rent cover could be a great risk, especially if your property is mortgaged or you need the rent to keep a stable income.
Property Owners Liability Cover
Property owner’s liability cover ensures that you are protected in the event that a third party person is injured on, or has an accident on or linked to your property. Property owner’s liability cover will pay out the compensation, this type of cover is often included in your public liability cover.
Finding landlords insurance that will adequately cover you can be complicated. We, at Trident Insurance will make it easier for you and find you the best landlords insurance quote so you do not need to worry.