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How To Keep Your Garden and  Shed Safe when Unoccupied

How To Keep Your Garden and Shed Safe when Unoccupied

Most homeowners spend a lot of time working on their garden. You might have some trees, bushes, some carefully-planned floral arrangements and might even use your garden to grow your own vegetables. You probably use a garden shed to store your equipment and the tools...

5 Problems with Having an Empty Property

5 Problems with Having an Empty Property

Whether its a second home, a holiday home or just a white elephant that refuses to sell having an empty property can be pretty stressful. It's even worse if this property is a long way from home and you can't just pop in when you are passing to check everything is...

What to Look for when Surveying an Empty Property

What to Look for when Surveying an Empty Property

Home surveys aren't as complex as builder's surveys and if you have a little building knowhow and don't wish to pay for someone to come in to do a short survey of your potential new home, you may want to do it yourself. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors will...

Tips for Dealing With An Empty Home

Tips for Dealing With An Empty Home

First things, first - you shouldn't assume that you have coverage. The house may be on the market, or may not be lived in currently. It could belong to someone that has passed away. Leaving a home empty can cause some serious financial consequences. You need to...

7 Tips for Landlords Caring for Empty Properties

7 Tips for Landlords Caring for Empty Properties

Empty properties can cause all sorts of issues for landlords, however if you know what you're doing this needn't be the case - here are seven great tips for looking after unoccupied landlord properties. 1. Use the Council Tax Exemption As soon as the property is...

Staging Tips For Making An Empty Home Look Sellable

Staging Tips For Making An Empty Home Look Sellable

If you decide to sell your empty home then you have to try and make it look sellable and these tips are there to help you do just that. Take a look and see for yourself. Attention Straight From The Curb We're all guilty of driving by an open house several times before...

How to Choose a Home Alarm and Cut Vacated Property Insurance

How to Choose a Home Alarm and Cut Vacated Property Insurance

When it comes to choosing a home alarm system do not fall into the trap of thinking one size fits all. There are many things you need to consider, some of which you have probably never thought of. As a home alarm system can be a costly investment you want to get it...

How can I protect my vacant property?

How can I protect my vacant property?

If you own any kind of property and no-one is occupying it you still need to insure it. Properties that are left vacant for thirty days or more should have unoccupied property insurance. This can be easily bought from online brokers who specialise in house insurance....

What you should know about Empty House Insurance

What you should know about Empty House Insurance

Do you own a property that can be left unoccupied for 30 days or more on a regular basis? If so, you should consider taking out empty house insurance to protect your investment and its possessions. This type of insurance policy is a specialist one, which is designed...