Articles by Jack Vlasto

A Landlord's Guide to Deposits and Tenancy Protection

A tenancy deposit, sometimes called a security deposit, is a landlord's insurance against damage, loss of rent or cleaning bills. Landlords must, by law, place their tenants' deposit in a tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme within 30 days of receiving it if the property is rented out on an assured shorthold tenancy. Rentguard tells you everything you need to know about deposits and tenancy protection.

Partners and Suppliers Jack Vlasto 30/05/2022
A Landlord's Guide to Deposits and Tenancy Protection

How could different types of tenants affect my insurance policy?

There are as many types of tenants as there are rental properties. Who you, as a landlord, chooses to rent to - or the type of tenant your property attracts - depends on many factors including your own preferences, the type of property you are renting and the location of the property.

Partners and Suppliers Jack Vlasto 13/05/2022
How could different types of tenants affect my insurance policy?

What will Legal Expenses and Rent Guarantee insurance cover?

As a landlord, tenants defaulting on rent is always a risk - even if you have done all you can as a landlord to mitigate against it by carrying out rigorous tenant checks and references.

Partners and Suppliers Jack Vlasto 21/04/2022
What will Legal Expenses and Rent Guarantee insurance cover?

Advice to give tenants on property care found in your let

Here we set out guidelines on giving tenants advice on dealing with issues that may arise in your let, as well as tips on how renters can play their part in preventing or fixing problems.

Partners and Suppliers Jack Vlasto 07/04/2022
Advice to give tenants on property care found in your let

A landlord's guide to protecting multiple properties

As a landlord it is crucial to consider how you protect your investment, and for landlords who own several rental properties, this is doubly - triply, quadruply - true. In this blog, NRLA's partner Rentguard explains a landlord's guide to protecting multiple properties.

Helpful Tips Jack Vlasto 05/10/2021
A landlord's guide to protecting multiple properties

Rentguard's guide to avoiding winter hazards

NRLA's partner Rentguard Landlord Insurance shares their guide to avoiding winter property hazards

Helpful Tips Jack Vlasto 04/11/2020
Rentguard's guide to avoiding winter hazards

Rentguards Guide to HMO Insurance for Landlords

If you are letting a property to multiple tenants, this may make it a house in multiple occupation (HMO). When this is the case, there are factors to be aware of that might not apply to a standard residential let, such as specific HMO insurance. In this blog Rentgaurd explain more about HMO Insurance for landlords.

Helpful Tips Jack Vlasto 06/09/2020
Rentguards Guide to HMO Insurance for Landlords