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Why are block insurance premiums increasing?

Why are block insurance premiums increasing?

Insurance Premiums are often the first item leaseholders look at in a set of service charge accounts. This is because it is usually one of the bigger figures and, in recent years, year on year comparisons of these figures year on year will show an upward trend. So why is this? Contracting Market This tragic […]

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What is lift Insurance?

What is lift Insurance?

One of the most common questions at Common Ground AGM’s is “Why are we paying for lift maintenance AND lift insurance?” The misconception is that, if the lifts are insured, surely, we can save money on maintaining them and just claim on the lift insurance when they break down? Sounds too good to be true, […]

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A guide to the different types of block and estate insurances

A guide to the different types of block and estate insurances

  Residential Buildings Insurance Residential Buildings Insurance is for landlords that own – unsurprisingly – entire blocks of flats. The policy will provide comprehensive cover for the entire building, factoring in that the flats will either be leased or rented out by the freeholder. Block of flats insurance doesn’t just refer to residential blocks – […]

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Insurance FAQ’s

Insurance FAQ’s

What is meant by ‘buildings sum insured’? The Buildings sum insured shown in your policy schedule is the maximum amount the insurers will pay for rebuilding in the event of a loss. It should represent the total cost of re-building assuming a total loss, including damage to outbuildings, car parks etc, and should also have […]

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Insurance tips for landlords

Insurance tips for landlords

Does the block of flats cover include contents? This is an area where you need to be very careful, as policies vary enormously. The definition of ‘buildings’ includes permanent fixtures and fittings in the communal areas and in the flats. Most (but not all) policies automatically provide cover for communal contents in common areas, but […]

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