Landlord Toolkit for Agents

Resources to Educate Your Landlord and Property Manager Clients

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Check out our collection of valuable resources, including infographics, videos, case studies, blogs, social media posts, and more.

This Landlord Toolkit was designed for you to share the content as-is with your clients. Please do not alter the documents or graphics in any way. By sharing this content, it should help you establish your expertise, promote trust with clients, and stimulate interest in your services. Happy sharing!

Have any questions about the Landlord Toolkit? You may reach out to Katie Gouldner, PR & Marketing Communications Specialist, by email here.

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Curated Content for You

This type of content resonates with people. That’s why we’ve been working hard to curate content for you to easily share on your agency’s social media platforms or in email newsletters to your landlord clients. Just fill in your agency's name, and you'll be all set!

Landlord Risks

The rental business is full of risk. Anticipated risks like big weather events, repair needs, accidental damage, tenant carelessness, and water leaks, and hard to anticipate risks such as discrimination, cybersecurity, and personal injury. Let us help you identify emerging risks for your rental property and protect you against financial loss. At AGENCY, we partner with Millers Mutual Insurance, a carrier dedicated to understanding the intricacies of landlord insurance, providing comprehensive, stable coverage landlords deserve.

Cybersecurity Risks for Landlords

As a landlord, you collect valuable information from tenants: social security numbers, address histories, account numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, employment history, and income figures. This information would be a gold mine for identity thieves and hackers. Protect your tenants information by adding on Data Response and Cyber Liability Insurance to your businessowners policy today. At AGENCY, we’d be happy to assist you with just that.

Case Study: The Right Coverage Saves the Day When Sparks Fly

Like many homeowners who have detached garages on their properties, the Andersons renovated the upper section of theirs into a rental unit. However, their decision to rent that apartment to bring in extra money for their daughter’s college fund could have been a financial disaster. The right insurance coverage protected their home and their investment.

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Why Do Landlords Need Insurance?

Did you know that as a landlord renting out one or more residential units, you stand to risk your personal assets and income because of lawsuits resulting from accidents, weather events, tenant damage, injuries, and other liabilities? For example, on average, there are 380,000 fire losses per year resulting in an average claim of $24,500. Let our agency help protect your investment from such losses. Let’s talk about the right coverage for your needs today.

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Shareable Blog Articles

Informative Content for Your Clients

Blogging is as effective a marketing tool as ever. In fact, it’s supercharged. A recent study by Data Box showed that 68% of marketers find blogging more effective than they did two years ago. But how long does it take to write a blog post? Ever wonder? Here’s the answer: the average blog post takes just over four hours to write. (YIKES is right!)

Does someone at your agency have the time to spend writing and packaging that content? Worry not! At Millers, we have you covered. We’ve designed the following blog posts for you to share with your landlord clients. Simply copy the content from our blog post below and post away! Just remember to attribute the original post to our site (please and thank you!).

Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Businessowners: Do You Know Which Type of Insurance You Need for Your Rental Property?

Whether you own a few rental dwellings or rent out the apartment over your garage, the goal of your rental business is to earn money. Without the right insurance coverage, property damage and other business liabilities could deplete your profit. Do you know what type of insurance will best protect your investment? Read our blog to learn more and contact our agency to discuss your options.

What Is Your Landlord Responsibility If a Tenant Is Injured?

One of your tenants was injured falling down the stairs and is now looking at you to pay medical bills. They are also hinting at a settlement for “pain and suffering.” Are you on the hook for thousands of dollars, or is the tenant just looking for an unjust payday? This type of scenario could play out every day of the week, depending on how many rental units you own. Let us assess your situation and provide the best solution to mitigate your risk and protect your business.

The 5 Reasons Landlords Always Screen Tenants

As a rental property owner, it’s only natural to want the best of the best when it comes to selecting tenants. After all, tenants can make or break your rental business. However, you have many responsibilities to manage on the regular, including dealing with non-payments, routine property maintenance, perhaps a full-time job, and your family life. Have no idea where to start but are now convinced you need a tenant screening process? We’ve got you covered with a very affordable tenant screening product ideal for landlords who don’t manage hundreds of properties.

Educational PDFs

Help Your Clients Get More

Client education is all about helping your clients get more out of your services. Because it’s more customer-focused than sale-focused, it can go a long way in building loyalty and trust. Customers appreciate when you provide them something of value, especially when you’re not asking for anything in return.

Simply download the PDF documents below and share them on social media, your website, in an email to customers, or however you see fit.

Risk Control Techniques

3 Important Risk Control Techniques for Managing Contractors Landlords can be held liable for wrongful acts committed by a contractor even though they may have no direct fault for the act. Here are a few risk control techniques that will help a landlord recognize and control potential liability exposures.

Ask Your Insurance Agent

Questions to Ask Your Insurance Agent Looking for insurance for your rental property but have no idea where to start? Here is a list of frequent questions and answers to help get you started. We are here to answer all of your questions and provide information to best protect your investment. Reach out to us for more information.

Renters Insurance

Renters Insurance: A Benefit to Landlords and Tenants As a landlord, you know you need to have insurance on your building, but you may leave the decision to buy renters insurance to your tenants. It benefits them and not you, right? While it’s true that renters insurance does benefit tenants, the fact is there are good reasons for landlords to require their tenants to obtain this coverage. Many companies provide affordable renters insurance. Reach out to our agency to assist you with finding a solution that best fits your needs.

Multifamily Housing

Top 8 Insurance Coverages for Multifamily Housing and Rental Dwelling Property Owners We understand that insurance coverage for your rental property can be expensive. There are so many types of coverages available. Where do you start? Here are some of the most important insurance coverages landlords should have to best protect their investment. Want to discuss which of these coverages are right for you? Contact us to discuss a plan to best suit your needs.

Rental Property Claims

Rental Property Claims: A Guide to Prevention and Mitigation Being a landlord is stressful, especially when dealing with a property or liability issue at one of your rental properties. The bad news? Claims are bound to happen from time to time. The good news? There are many things you can do to mitigate or prevent these claims from occurring at your rental dwelling properties.

Common Winter Challenges

How to Tackle the 5 Most Common Winter Landlord Challenges Being a landlord during the winter months comes with a set of unique challenges. Between periods of low demand, cold weather damage, and traveling tenant woes, you may find yourself with hardships that cut into your profit. Here are some helpful tips to handle your biggest stressors as a landlord during winter weather.

Social Media

Posts at Your Fingertips

We know how much time it takes to curate useful content to populate your social media feeds, so we’ve created posts you can easily copy and paste. Help yourself to our library of social media posts designed to be shared on your agency’s platforms. Simply download a graphic and copy the accompanying text provided. Or feel free to use text of your own with our premade graphics. Happy posting!

Risk Control - More Tenants More Risk

As an owner or landlord of a multifamily housing property, your risk increases with every tenant you serve. You need insurance you can count on to cover that risk, but what kind of insurance is important?

Risk Control - Avoid Frozen Pipes

One frozen pipe that bursts can cause thousands of dollars of damage. Instructing tenants on prevention techniques can help save money and aggravation. Learn tips about this and more on our blog.

Risk Control - Prevent Vandalism On Your Property

Vandals intentionally causing damage to your property can be a real problem. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to make it harder for them to strike. Prevent vandalism with these tips, and learn other ways to prevent costly claims for your rental property.

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