Insurance for property owners

This product is intended for property owners who own relatively small or simple premises or simple property portfolios and rent them to 3rd party tenants.

Property Owners insurance product highlights

Methodist Property Owners insurance can include the following:

  • Property damage
    Protection for your buildings and contents of common parts in the event of fire, explosion, storm, flood, falling trees, vandalism, escape of water, vehicle impact and forcible and violent theft. For residential properties, we also cover your loss of rent and alternative accommodation of residents where such premises become uninhabitable following insured damage.
  • Equipment breakdown
    Cover for a range of equipment including lifts, boilers and air conditioning systems.
  • Rental income
    Loss of income following an insured event under the Property Damage section of the policy. Cover includes the extra costs to minimise the loss of rent.
  • Public liability
    With a limit of £5million which can be increased upon request.
  • Employer’s liability
    For liability claims made by employees and volunteers.
  • Legal expenses
    Legal fees, compensation awards or appeal costs arising from a wide range of legal disputes. Legal fines cannot be covered by the policy.
  • Terrorism cover
    Including loss of revenue.

The summary of cover gives more details on the main features and benefits of the product, as well as any significant exclusions and conditions.

The policy contains full details of the benefits and exclusions.

Frequently asked questions

The policy offers comprehensive cover and flexibility of the types of properties you can insure.
Key benefits of the policy:
  • Suitable for any let properties you may own
  • Inflation protection for your sums insured
  • Enhanced cover where the property is let to your ministers and their family - walk-in theft for contents of common parts  

Yes, we understand how a manse is different to a commercially let property and this policy is suitable for both. 

The legal expenses cover is provided by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company and you should refer to your policy wording for details of the cover. 
To make a claim please ring DAS directly on:
  • 0345 601 2791

Our claims team will be happy to help – you can call them on 0345 606 1331.