21 September 2020

    Q&A: Landlord Action's Paul Shamplina answers questions on the pre-action protocol

    Landlord Action's Paul Shamplina joined Goodlord's Oli Sherlock in a webinar, Everything you need to know about the pre-action protocol, to discuss the latest developments in eviction proceedings, including the serving of notices, reactivation notices, and the wider effects of the changes over the past six months. 

    22 July 2020

    Four things to consider when choosing a Rent Protection Insurance policy for your landlords

    Rent guarantee cover has been under scrutiny for its performance during the pandemic. Agents offering this service to their landlords may risk losing the trust of their customers with the wrong policy, so here are four things to consider when making the choice.

    12 June 2019

    How do deposit replacement schemes work?

    Deposit replacement schemes are becoming increasingly popular - but how do they actually work? We've put together a guide to the pros and cons of deposit replacement schemes for tenants, landlords and letting agents. 

    28 January 2019

    What should you look for when choosing a rent protection insurance policy?

    How to ensure you choose a rent protection insurance policy that's comprehensive enough to provide your landlords with peace of mind.

    Oli Sherlock

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    Q&A: Landlord Action's Paul Shamplina answers questions on the pre-action protocol

    Posted by Oli Sherlock on 21 September 2020

    Landlord Action's Paul Shamplina joined Goodlord's Oli Sherlock in a webinar, Everything you need to know about the pre-action protocol, to discuss the latest developments in eviction proceedings, including the serving of notices, reactivation notices, and the wider effects of the changes over the past six months. 

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    Topics: Covid-19

    Four things to consider when choosing a Rent Protection Insurance policy for your landlords

    Posted by Oli Sherlock on 22 July 2020

    Rent protection insurance is designed to bring landlords and letting agents peace of mind, covering a loss of income if a tenant’s unable to pay rent. This peace of mind was shaken by the pandemic, and the government’s decision to temporarily pause eviction proceedings until the end of August.

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    Topics: Customer experience

    How do deposit replacement schemes work?

    Posted by Oli Sherlock on 12 June 2019

    Deposit replacement schemes are becoming increasingly popular with both letting agents, landlords and tenants alike - but how do they actually work? In a nutshell, deposit replacement schemes are services taken out by either tenants or letting agents to provide protection to the landlord against any potential breaches of the tenancy agreement. In most cases the tenant pays a non-refundable fee instead of a traditional deposit of five or six weeks’ rent.

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    Topics: Compliance

    What should you look for when choosing a rent protection insurance policy?

    Posted by Oli Sherlock on 28 January 2019

    Letting agents' number one priority is looking out for the best interests of their landlords. Rent protection insurance is one of the many ways agencies can do this, by protecting landlords against the risk of letting out an investment property. However, many letting agents are sceptical of the real value of some rent protection insurance policies. The issue with many of these policies is they’re not comprehensive enough and the criteria has made them incredibly difficult for landlords or agents to claim on. When evaluating a policy, the main thing to do is to read through the policy wording and ensure you understand how the policy works. There are a few high level details you can look for to help identify whether the policy is going to be suitable.

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    Topics: Business

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