Unoccupied Property

Welcome to, dedicated advice for owners of unoccupied property, empty homes and vacant commercial or residential property.

Unoccupied Property
If you are buying a property and need buildings insurance cover between exchange and completion of contracts, if you have inherited an unoccupied house, purchased a vacant building for investment, or have an empty property because you are between tenants, or have a second home or holiday home, this site is designed to assist you with the information, advice and services you need to turn your unoccupied building into a successful investment, perfect home or valuable asset.

From finding the right investment property, property insurance between exchange and completion, choosing an insurance policy, running the gauntlet of planning laws for conversion, and project managing your own renovation, right through to preparation of your empty property for let or sale, and eventual handling of agents and tenants, you will find this resource an invaluable source of information, compiled by people with a wealth of knowledge and first hand experience of the issues you face.

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