Landlords

Home Vs. 2nd Home Insurance: Differences and Similarities

Submitted by Dean on 17 August, 2022 - 05:36 with 0 comment

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have a second home which you don’t rent out as someone else’s residence, it’s important for you to know where your primary home insurance policy differs, and how it’s the same.

The similarities

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Got yourself a new mortgage? What protection do you need?

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2022 - 12:46 with 0 comment

There are many products that you can consider when taking a new mortgage, and not all will be appropriate or necessary, so it is important to tailor the best cover to your personal circumstances. Here is a summary of what options you should consider and why some are not relevant:

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Is your commercial property insured for the right amount?

Submitted by Dean on 9 May, 2022 - 09:59 with 0 comment

Data from RebuildCostASSESSMENT.com shows that, after assessing more than 2,000 commercial properties (from shops, hotels, offices, and factories) that more than 85% of commercial properties are not insured for the right amount.

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Index Linking - What you need to know

Submitted by Dean on 28 March, 2022 - 10:21 with 0 comment

Have you heard of index linking yet? At the risk of it becoming another term that people hear but don’t understand – we’re here to explain it as simply as we can. 

When you insure your home, you need to consider two things.

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Homeowners are given new hope in the fight against Japanese Knotweed

Submitted by Dean on 1 March, 2022 - 14:40 with 0 comment

Along with “subsidence” and “damp”, the mention of Japanese Knotweed may make any homeowner or landlord’s heart sink.

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Is your commercial property underinsured?

Submitted by Dean on 21 February, 2022 - 14:08 with 0 comment

Did you know that fewer than 1 in 10 commercial properties are insured for the right amount? 

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Up your household security for autumn and winter

Submitted by Dean on 22 November, 2021 - 10:30 with 0 comment

The end of British Summer Time signifies shorter days, longer nights and a 20% rise in home burglaries across the UK. The aftermath of a break-in can be devastating and often leaves homeowners feeling unsafe in their own homes.

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Enjoy the winter season in comfort

Submitted by Dean on 10 November, 2021 - 09:43 with 0 comment

Your home is made of sturdy stuff, but it does need a little extra help in winter. There are a few measures you can take to make you home more comfortable and reliable in the winter months.

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What makes a good landlord? Here are 6 top tips

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2021 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Stepping onto the property ladder is becoming increasingly difficult and figures suggest many millennials will rent for the rest of their lives.

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3 hot weather problems for landlords

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2021 - 13:57 with 0 comment

Property issues never take a holiday, and summer can throw up its own set of problems for landlords.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Official Insurance Partner

Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

Membership & Accreditation

Chwarae Teg FairPlay Employer Award

Member of British Insurance Brokers Association