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How to talk to your insurer - part 1

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You’ve taken the decision to let out your house to short term guests. Or maybe you’re going on holiday and you are planning to house swap. Some of you might be landlords considering allowing your tenants to sublet. If you’re thinking about any of th...


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How to talk to your insurer - part 2

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With all the exclusions listed in various insurance policies, getting the right cover for your property can be confusing at times. If you are considering doing short term letting, swapping or subletting and taking out one of Inlet’s policies to cover...


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Is LoveHomeSwap’s protection enough for you?

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Home swapping is quickly becoming a mainstream alternative to your run of the mill hotel holiday, allowing house swappers the chance to visit their favourite places across the world at the fraction of the cost of a traditional vacation. To facilitate...


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Tenant Subletting – some considerations for Landlords

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There are many reasons why the market for subletting is currently fraught with difficulties and risk. It’s every landlord’s nightmare to find their property damaged only to find they are not covered by their insurance because their tenants breached t...


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Careless visitor? Damage is top concern as research reveals biggest barriers to people renting out their homes on Airbnb

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You’ve already pictured the scene, and it starts with the casual swing of an arm next to your prized porcelain vase, an animated gesture while setting down a glass of red wine, a too-vigorous pull on the blind cord. You know the nuances of your home ...


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Is Airbnb’s host guarantee enough for you?

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Renting your room or house out on a short-term basis can reap rewards financially but it can also come with risks if you don’t have the right insurance cover. Unlike websites like Homestay and Wimdo, Airbnb protects its customers with its host protec...


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Renting your Parking Space? Why you need to consider insurance…

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There are thousands of pounds to be made from renting out your car parking space on websites like JustPark, parkonmydrive, yourparkingspace and spacehopper. Especially if you live in an inner city or popular destination. But before you rush to make s...


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Is your insurance cover enough for renting on Airbnb?

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You’ve decided to rent your property on Airbnb, you check with your insurer and they say you’re covered. So, you’re good to go, right? Think again.


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Making money from the Sharing Economy.

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Everywhere around us there are assets that aren’t being utilised. The goal of the sharing economy is to put these assets to good use so that you can boost your income. Here are some easy ways to make some extra cash.


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Protecting your keys when Hosting.

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More and more people are looking to sites like Airbnb to rent their homes on a short-term basis. But are you safe handing over your keys to a total stranger?


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Protecting yourself against identity theft when Hosting.

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You wouldn’t leave your password or documents lying around on the street for everyone to see. But many people opening their homes up on sites such as Wimdo, Homeaway and Airbnb are taking similar risks by giving scammers the chance take personal info...


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What your insurance cover is not.

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Deciding to get the right insurance for something is vital if you want protection for when the worst happens. But regardless of whether you want cover to rent out your room or drive your car to the shops, it’s also important to think about what insur...


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Tax and the Sharing Economy

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Many people in the UK are waking up to the endless possibilities that can arise from renting what you have. Whilst these opportunities can be lucrative, be sure to think about the tax implications. Doing so can save you thousands of pounds or land yo...


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10 ways to manage your Insurance risk from Hosting

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There are more things to consider when insuring your assets than just picking the right product. If you are renting out your property, parking space or vehicle, consider the following steps to avoid exposing yourself to more risk then you need to if ...