How to keep empty properties safe

With an estimated 20,000 squatters in the UK, unlawful occupation is one of the biggest risks owners face when leaving property empty. Other risks facing your property-owning customers include theft, vandalism and accidental damage.

This article explores some of these key risks and provides strategies on how to mitigate them.

Topics covered:
• Unlawful occupation.
• Theft and criminal damage.
• Water damage.
• Litigation.
• Mitigating the risks.