Your rental property can be a great asset. But as a landlord or buy-to-let investor, if you’re unprepared or just plain unlucky, it can fast become a financial burden. From insurance if a tenant doesn't pay rent to the building, public liability and more, are you confident you know what you are covered for?

With our buildings insurance, developed for landlords and buy-to-let investors, you can rest assured your rental property is in safe hands.

Key features of our standard buildings cover for landlords

    • the building up to the sum insured
    • garages, domestic outbuildings
    • car parks, roads, pavements, terraces, patios, drives and footpaths
    • walls, fences, gates, canopies, TV aerials, satellite dishes, external lighting,lamp posts, fixed signs, CCTV
    • drains, sewers and septic tanks
    • fire, smoke, storm, flood, escape of water from tanks, pipes or heating installations, theft or attempted theft, riot, civil commotion, leakage of oil from a fixed heating installation, impact by aircraft, road, vehicle, animal or train, falling radio and television aerials and dishes, fallings trees and subsidence (option to include malicious damage by tenants and accidental damage for an additional premium)
    • public liability up to £2 million (option to increase to £5 million for an additional premium)

For a copy of our guide to Residential Landlord insurance, the cover provided under a standard policy  and examples of how the cover could benefit you, click here.

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Why choose Deacon?

  • We offer you comprehensive standard cover plus optional extras.
  • We have more than 27 years’ experience specialising in blocks of flats insurance covering properties of standard and non-standard construction, converted properties and listed buildings as well as purpose built blocks.
  • As part of Arthur J. Gallagher, named one of the world’s most ethical companies again in 2016 and one of the largest insurance brokers in the world, you can be confident that we will be here for you when you need us most.
  • Your own expert claims advisor, a member of our award-winning* claims team based in Bournemouth, will support you step-by-step from first notification to claims settlement. (*Broker Claims Team of the Year 2016)
  • We provide a 24 hour claims service allowing you to report a claim 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.