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Landlord Insurance - initio features in NZ property investor magazine

Initio recently featured in the New Zealand Property investor magazine.  Our policy and pricing was compared to all the mainstream insurance providers…. the result …. Initio provides some of the best landlord insurance cover in New Zealand.  The initio policy extensions provide our clients with robust landlord insurance cover. As… Learn more

$40,000 Landlords Contents cover now available

Initio is pleased to announce that launch of increased contents cover. The house cover (section one of the policy wording) provides automatic cover of $20,000 for landlords contents.  Through our quick quote calculator you now have the option of increasing the cover to $40,000 for a small additional premium. This… Learn more

Non town water properties can now be insured online

Rental properties not on non town water (bore water, trickle feed, tank water, all of the above) can now be insured online through initio. If this is you just click ‘No’ to the town water question on the quote calculator.  Initio insurance just keeps getting better.  Providing you quick and… Learn more

Initio and Bookabach team up

Initio is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Bookabach to provide insurance for holiday homes and baches that are rented out on occasion.   Our specialist rental property insurance policy has been tailored to meet the needs of properties with long term tenants and also those properties… Learn more

Waikato Times - Rental Owners warned of 'serious legal loophole'; 26/05/2011

By Maryanne Twentyman A Waikato insurance specialist is warning of a “serious legal loophole” for property owners who may not know potential tenants are on home detention. The managing director of online property insurance company Initio, Rene Swindley, said the recent case of a North Shore woman who faced charges… Learn more

Press Release: Landlords managing home detention risk

The recent case of a rented dwelling being fire damaged by a tenant serving home detention has brought to light serous issues for property owners. As things stand there is no legal responsibility for tenants to disclose to their landlord that there is anyone living at the address that is… Learn more

online insurance at its best

Transacting your insurance online does not get much better than with initio. We just want to make it as easy as possible; no unnecessary forms to fill out or paper wasting documentation to clutter your house. Judging by the number of policies the website is transacting it certainly looks like… Learn more

Increase in insurance claims for 'P Lab' dwellings

3 News Article http://www.3news.co.nz/Increase-in-insurance-claims-for-P-Lab-dwellings/tabid/309/articleID/198177/Default.aspx Initio Comments: These are certainly some alarming statistics. I agree that it is good to be proactive in identifying when your rental property may become the victim of drug manufacture; MethMinder certainly seems to be the best approach. It is important to note… Learn more

Real online insurance with initio. Don't be tricked by others

Don’t fall for insurers making you think that you can buy their insurance online. Many of them advertise [and have google results] for online insurance, buy rental insurance online etc.  A customer is lead to believe that he/she can get insurance online but is usually presented with the following:… Learn more