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Carolyn Parrella from Terri Scheer Insurance

Carolyn Parrella
Carolyn Parrella joined Australia's leading landlord insurance specialists, Terri Scheer Insurance, in 2004 and was appointed Executive Manager in 2009.
Carolyn oversees all operations within business, which aims to protect landlords against the risks associated with owning a rental property. These include malicious damage by tenants, accidental damage, legal liability for occurrences on the property that cause death or bodily injury, and loss of rental income as a result of damage to a property or a tenant absconding.
As a South-Australian based national insurance firm, Terri Scheer Insurance is the only company in Australia to specialise solely in landlord insurance.
Carolyn also owns two investment properties.

For further information, visit or call 1800 804 016. 
  • 08 Apr 2015
    Self-Managed Properties

    This week, Carolyn Parrella of Terri Scheer Insurance talks about the ins and outs of managing your own property.

  • 02 Mar 2015
    Enforcing non-smoking policy

    Are you a landlord who has questions on how to put into play a smoking policy? This week, Carolyn gives some tips in order to solve this 'dilemma'.

  • 02 Feb 2015
    Selling Rental Property

    Putting a rental property on the market is no small feat. There are a number of things to consider when preparing a property for the market which can make it a stressful time for landlords. Carolyn Parella of Terry Scheer Insurance helps us ...

  • 05 Jan 2015
    On Pet Damages

    Normally, pets don't set foot inside your rental property. But in cases where such things are unavoidable there are measures to minimise the damages caused by pets. Carolyn Parella talks about them.

  • 05 Dec 2014
    How to Avoid Rental Arrears at Christmas

    The Christmas holidays put additional financial burden on some tenants so paying rent may be harder for them. Carolyn Parella tells us how to avoid rental default.

  • 04 Nov 2014
    ​Holiday Home Rentals

    Summer is particularly busy for investors with holiday homes in their portfolios. Carolyn Parella of Terri Scheer talks about protecting your holiday homes from damage over the busy holiday season.

  • 01 Oct 2014
    ​DIY Landlord Versus Property Manager

    Question: I’ve just bought a new investment property – should I self-manage or appoint a property manager?

  • 02 Sep 2014
    Setting Price for Investment Property

    As a landlord, how do I set an appropriate rent for my investment property?

  • 05 Aug 2014
    Obligations to Tenants When Selling Property

    Putting a rental property on the market can be a disruptive time for tenants. Open inspections, potential buyers driving by the property and regular contact from the selling agent to arrange further inspections are all things which can sign ...

  • 02 Jul 2014
    What to look for in Insurance Policies

    While ownership of an investment property can provide significant financial benefits, many landlords want assurance that their property will provide rental income. Seeking a specialised form of insurance cover can protect investors from man ...

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