About us

Real Landlord Insurance is a unique, boutique Insurance Brokerage in New Zealand that specialises solely in Landlord Insurance.

Our products are only available to Landlords who entrust the care of their investment properties to a Real Approved Property Management Company.
We do not provide insurance for private landlords self-managing their properties.

Why chose Real Landlord Insurance?

Our philosophy is to provide quality service, support and training to the Property Managers who refer our policies.

We specialise in Landlord Insurance

We specialise only in insurances we have specifically designed for residential investment properties and tenancies. We don’t insure cars, boats, bikes or anything similar.

We're trusted by thousands of Property Management Companies and Landlords

We have hundreds of Property Management companies around New Zealand referring our Landlord Policies, with thousands of owners insuring against their income and property losses.

We deal exclusively with Approved Property Management Companies

Our Landlord Policies are available to Landlords exclusively through professional property management companies who are approved by Real Landlord Insurance to refer our products.

We're Landlord Insurance Experts

Our experienced team understand the business that is Property Management for Residential Investors.

Our Story

Real Landlord is New Zealand’s first specialist Landlord Insurance Policy provider. Formerly known as Terri Scheer Insurance Ltd, Real Landlord Insurance was established in New Zealand in 2003. The Landlord Preferred Policy was specifically designed by Terri Scheer in Australia to protect the interests of landlords and their investment properties. Since 2006 Diane Nelson, ANZIIF (Assoc) CIP, and Property Management expert, has owned the company and the Landlord Policy.

Our team  have enjoyed careers in both Property Management and Insurance, providing them with a unique insight into the insurance needs of this industry.

2012 Westpac Business Excellence Award Winners.

Real Landlord Insurance have chosen Tower Insurance Limited as its business partner.

Tower has a financial strength rating issued by A. M. Best Company of A- (Excellent) effective 13 March 2020.

Rating Description
A++, A+   Superior
A, A- Excellent
B++, B+  Good
B, B-  Fair
C++, C+  Marginal
C, C-  Weak
Poor
E   Under regulatory supervision
In liquidation
Rating suspended

Tower is a member of the Insurance Council of NZ and adhere to the Fair Insurance Code, which provides you with assurance that they have high standards of service to their customers.