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Landlord Insurer Reveals Common Reasons for Claims Over Winter.

November 6, 2017 1:45 pm

In winter property owners, most commonly put in claims for storm damage and burst pipes, typically to the cost of £1,770 and £5,150, Simple Landlords Insurance research shows. Other common reasons are damage from fallen trees and flooding, while one in five household has at least one boiler breakdown, which typically costs £270 per repair. Andy Wynne-Jones, senior underwriting manager at Simple Landlords Insurance, said: “With this winter predicted to be one of the coldest in many years, landlords need to take steps to get their properties and their insurance up-to-scratch. A well-maintained property is far more likely to be...