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    Hello all. Has anyone has experience with using the rent guard insurance through open rent. Is there any other insurances that I can look into that are recommended if you end up with tenancy eviction issues etc.. please help as I am not sure which one to buy for peace of mind. Thank you in advance.

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      Ok no problem. I was just wanting to know personal experiences and some guidance.


        Like most insurers, they'll be all smiles until you try to make a claim.

        Best insurance in my book, is 6 month's rent up front for a 6 month tenancy, and a s21 notice posted at 4 month point.


          Thank you so much. That’s really helps. Kate


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