We understand that maintaining the profitability of your rental properties is of utmost importance for landlords. In today's constantly evolving world, it's vital to implement measures that protect your investment. Among these measures, one of the easiest yet most effective ways to safeguard your rental income is by having a comprehensive rent guarantee policy in place.
Picture this scenario: despite your best efforts, you find yourself in a situation where a tenant stops paying rent. This unfortunate circumstance may occur either intentionally on the tenant's part or due to unforeseen factors such as job loss. With the current cost of living crisis and skyrocketing rents, tenants are facing increasing challenges in meeting their financial obligations.
As a responsible landlord, it is crucial to have a safety net that covers any unpaid rent and legal costs that may arise. That's where Rent Guarantee comes into play. It is a service we provide for our Managed & Rent Collection clients, ensuring peace of mind and financial protection for your investment. It's also worth noting that the majority of landlord insurance providers offer Rent Guarantee as part of their packages, so exploring this option is highly recommended.
Statistic shows that letting agents are incredibly effective, being 272% more likely to prevent landlords from falling into arrears of two months or more, compared to self-managed tenancies.* When combined with the absence of an effective Rent Guarantee policy, the financial risk can be immense.
To summarise, whether you currently manage your own portfolio, employ an agent to oversee your properties, or are just embarking on your journey as a landlord, having a Rent Guarantee policy should be at the forefront of your mind. It provides you with comprehensive protection against rental defaults and legal complexities, ensuring the stability and profitability of your investment.
Remember, safeguarding your rental income is not just a choice but a necessity. Put your trust in Rent Guarantee and enjoy the tranquillity that comes with it.
*Statistic provided by Christopher Watkin, property journalist.