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What you need to know about becoming a landlord

Submitted by Dean on 28 August, 2019 - 10:31 with 0 comment

Thinking of letting out your property? Here’s what you should consider before you do. 

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Is the threat of flooding in the UK on the rise?

Submitted by Dean on 23 May, 2019 - 06:10 with 0 comment

For those who don’t take global warming seriously by now, you might be surprised at the predictions that have been made by the Environment Agency (EA) regarding UK flood defence.

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How will technology affect your home insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 21 May, 2019 - 10:43 with 0 comment

Even the most basic of homes are being upgraded, refitted and kitted out with smart technology to enhance our daily lives when in the home. The Internet of Things (IoT) plans to make the integration and usage of these advanced devices simple and seamless.

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What does the Tenant Fees Act mean for landlords and for tenants?

Submitted by Dean on 30 April, 2019 - 10:47 with 0 comment

You browse suitable properties. You arrange a viewing. You’re all set. You call the letting agent to discuss the deposit. Before you know it, you must pay a deposit, one month of rent and ‘referencing fees’ before you’re handed the keys.

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Simple ways to secure your property from blowtorch burglars

Submitted by Dean on 21 February, 2019 - 16:24 with 0 comment

A recent incident in West Yorkshire revealed footage of thieves using a blowtorch to break into a victim’s home, take their car keys and steal their £30,000 Audi from their driveway.

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Landlords: Make sure you know the new electrical safety laws

Submitted by Dean on 21 February, 2019 - 16:19 with 0 comment

Following on from the government’s initiative to improve standards in the rental sector, tough new rules for electrical inspections have been introduced. These are intended to offer greater protection for tenants in private rented accommodation.

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Insuring a listed building: What you need to know

Submitted by Dean on 15 February, 2019 - 15:05 with 0 comment

If you own or operate a listed building, you may have encountered a few extra challenges when it comes to arranging adequate cover.

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Property Owners - How to be SAFE

Submitted by Matthew on 25 January, 2018 - 09:29 with 0 comment

Are you ensuring the protection of your most important assets?

Here are some suggestions on how to be SAFE when arranging your insurance:

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How to keep your home safe this winter

Submitted by Dean on 30 November, 2016 - 08:32 with 0 comment

What makes a house a home?

Here at Watkin Davies we think that, aside from your family and the people in it, the most important things that make your house a home are your possessions.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants 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 5.30pm
Sat: 9am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

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