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Court case allows buy-to-let landlords to claim millions

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Generally speaking buy-to-let landlords don't always have the easiest of times as the law tends to favour the tenant rather than the Landlord. However, thanks to a high court ruling thousands of buy-to-let landlords could be able to claim money back from estate agents.

The worm has turned and it is all thanks to Foxtons, a London estate agent, who was deemed to have unfairly over charged commission to landlords. This ruling means landlords in the UK can now try and recover overpaid charges going as far back as 14 years ago.

With 1.5 million buy-to-let landlords in the UK and 15,000 letting agents who impose fees this ruling could have far reaching implications which could cost the industry £26 million.

If you are a buy-to-let landlord or have an extensive property portfolio then speak to Westhill Insurance. It can offer a selection of policies to meet your needs and Westhll has a good understanding of the property world and the specialised insurance required.

Landlord insurance will put your mind at rest should your tenants turn out to be a handful and with Westhill's keen rates it would be a cost saving too. Thanks to a new business initiative Westhill is one of just 130 brokers in the UK who can offer unique deals and prices ensuring its customers gets the best deal possible.

Since it is Westhill's 25th anniversary in the insurance domain it is also giving away free insurance to every 25th customer who takes out a new policy, there are lots of beneficial reasons to contact Westhill Insurance.

If you prefer Westhill can call you, simply visit www.westhill-insurance.co.uk and click on “we'll call you.” You can chat to a friendly and knowledgeable person who will be more than happy to assist.

Westhill Insurance covers bike insurance, car insurance, van insurance, home insurance, business insurance, let property insurance, commercial insurance or even public liability insurance. It is willing to talk with you and come up with a tailor-made deal to suit. In the current climate of financial and insurance crisis Westhill Insurance understands the fear of dealing with a large impersonal, unaccountable organisation and sets itself apart as the broker you can speak to and trust.

For more information on Westhill Insurance or a quote, visit www.westhill-insurance.co.uk or call on 0844 371 7000 Mon – Fri 0900-1730 and Sat 0900-1300.

Posted on 15th July, 2009