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. 
  • 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 ...

  • 05 Jun 2014
    How to Protect my Property from Damage by Tenants

    Protecting your rental property from risks is one of the best investments landlords can make. Even the best tenant can cause accidental damage to a property.

  • 02 May 2014
    Risks and Responsibilities of Strata

    A strata title comprises individually-owned allotments (i.e. the apartment or townhouse) as well as shared areas that may include walkways, gardens, roofing and external walls.

  • 03 Apr 2014
    Attracting the right tenant

    A tenant can make or break a landlord’s experience of owning a rental property. Attracting good tenants and keeping them happy is one of the best investments a landlord can make.

  • 04 Mar 2014
    What To Do If Tenant Falls Behind in Rent

    My tenant has fallen behind in rent, what should I do and how can I prevent this from happening in the future?

  • 05 Feb 2014
    What to do with properties after Drug Bust

    Rental properties can be targeted by people looking to manufacture drugs. Illegal drug manufacturing can cause considerable damage to rental properties and cost the landlord thousands of dollars in repairs and subsequent lost rent.

  • 15 Jan 2014
    What To Do When A Tenant Abandons Goods

    I am a landlord and my tenants moved out recently but left behind some of their belongings. What should I do?

  • 05 Dec 2013
    How to Protect Your Property Investment

    I'm new to property investing. How do I protect my valuable asset and what should be part of my risk management plan?

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