The Unoccupied Property Blog

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Everything you need to know about

Selling a property in probate

If you’ve been left a property through someone’s will, it can be a difficult time for all involved. Most people may want to sell the house quickly for emotional reasons or even to prevent high maintenance costs. However, selling a house in probate is a little more complicated than a regular sale. Executors lacking experience in handling probate often underestimate how much time and work this responsibility can require.

But don’t panic! Here at Guardcover, we’ve outlined everything you need to know about selling a property in probate.

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Top Tips for

Securing an unoccupied property

As a property owner, you could find that your property becomes unoccupied for an extended period of time. Whether it’s because you’ve gone on a holiday of a lifetime, are working away from home, having the renovation of your dreams or are in-between tenants, you need to ensure that your home is as secure and protected as it can be. Here are our top tips on how to secure an unoccupied property.
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Learning about

Unoccupied property insurance if you work abroad

  • Do you travel and stay away frequently with your job?
  • Are you in the process of moving abroad for work?
  • Do you own a holiday home or second home?

These are all reasons why you may require unoccupied property insurance. Guardcover have written a blog on the considerations you need to make to ensure your property is insured all year round.