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Should buy to let landlords buy life insurance? Financial Advice, Landlord News, Landlords Insurance, Landlords Stories, Latest Articles, Property Investment Strategies, Property News

I had a really interesting discussion about life insurance yesterday with a lady I’ve respected for many years. I will not embarrass her by publishing her full name as she doesn’t know I’m writing this. Some people reading this (former clients of The Money Centre in particular) and the lady in question if she reads it, will know who I’m referring to though. I will call her Ms T. She was one of the best buy to let consultants we ever had working at The Money Centre and always finished in the top 10 fee earners every year. Ms T literally went from being our tea lady to becoming an Associate Partner in the business whist bringing up two lovely daughters as a single parent. She also managed to buy a few properties for investment too so I think you can begin to see why I have such respect and admiration for her achievements.

When The Money Centre pulled out of the buy to let mortgage market back in 2009 Ms T decided to become a financial advisor. She obviously still arranges lots of buy to let mortgages but what really surprised me was when she told me that landlords also ask her to arrange their life insurance. Most of the landlords I talk to aren’t interested which is why we never sold life insurance at The Money Centre. Ms T said that’s what she used to think too but her opinion now has completely changed and she explained why. Continue reading Should buy to let landlords buy life insurance?


Landlords Insurance Tips – reduce costs, minimise risk Landlords Insurance, Latest Articles

By Neil Patterson, Partner of The Money Centre.

Remember; insurance companies have to make money too, but as a landlord if you understand how they price schemes and view risk you can maximise savings on your portfolio.

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Bunch of robbing bankers, by co-founder of The Money Centre, Mike Woodfine Favourite Articles, Latest Articles

By Mike Woodfine, Co-founder of The Money Centre.

Interest margins are extortionate – you need an unsecured loan to pay lenders arrangement fees – loan to values are just down right depressing. It really does look like lenders are cashing in on everybody’s misfortune and I bet you are thinking now is not the best time to borrow money – but are you right?

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