Around 55% of landlords own more than one property, with 17% owning at least five properties. For some, these will be residential only. For others, there will be a mix of residential and commercial. Insuring each one individually can be time-consuming and costly, especially if discounts are available for insuring multiple properties under one policy. This is where Property Owners Portfolio insurance comes in.
The Benefits Of Property Owners Portfolio Insurance
Property Owners Portfolio insurance offers landlords a convenient and cost-effective way to combine all their properties under one policy. However, it doesn’t have to mean choosing a ‘one size fits all’ policy. Elements can be adapted dependent on the building, its purpose, its location, and level of risk. Without such insurance, a landlord may find themselves having to cover the cost of unpaid rent or extensive repairs to a building or its contents.
What Does The Insurance Cover?
Property Owners Portfolio insurance can cover different things dependent on need and level of risk. For example, a commercial property may need to cover a landlord in case of accident or injury, which won’t be needed in a residential property. Similarly, a residential property might need appliances to be covered, something not needed in a shop. In general, however, insurance will cover:
- Property damage, from tenants and from fire, flood or vandalism
- Contents damage, whether this is shelving or white goods
- Loss of rent, allowing a landlord to maintain his income.
Taking Out Property Owners Portfolio Insurance
When multiple properties are involved, getting insurance right can be a challenge. That’s why it’s best to speak to an insurance specialist such as Just Quote Me. Their highly-skilled and experienced advisors can talk you through just what you need and find the right policy at the right price. Contact them today on 0800 084 2325 or fill in our Quick Quote Form to find out more.